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ADV to Distribute Risky Safety

posted on 2003-05-01 15:32 EDT
ADV to distribute AN Entertainment's Risky Safety due out on July 8th.

ADV Films announced today that they will distribute AN Entertainment's premiere title, Omishi Magical Theater: Risky Safety. The first volume of the series will street July 8, 2003.

Currently, Risky Safety is AN Entertainment's only licensed title and there is no mention any further distribution agreement beyond Risky Safety. AN Entertainment representatives have informed ANN that no future titles have been announced, and the distribution of these titles have not been decided.

Risky Safety DVD release details here

Excerpts from Press Release:

ADV Films today announced that the firm will distribute Risky Safety from AN Entertainment. Join young Moe, the devilish apprentice death spirit Risky, and the pure-hearted apprentice angel Safety in a funny and touching all-ages tale of fate, friendship, love, and the cosmic balance of the universe-plus a few giant monsters!

Comprised of twenty-four mini episodes, Omishi Magical Theater: Risky Safety is based on manga created by Ray Omishi (Sorcerer Hunters, MAZE) and animated by Studio A.P.P.P. (Jojo's Bizarre Adventures, Robot Carnival).

The English version is produced by popular dubbing studio Bang Zoom! Entertainment and features noteworthy vocal performances by Sandy Fox (Chobits, Cowboy Bebop), Michelle Ruff (Sugar, X), and Julie Ann Taylor (Love Hina, Please Teacher!). Famed Japanese voice actress and vocalist Maaya Sakamoto (Vision of Escaflowne, RahXephon) provides the ethereal closing theme song and the voice of Moe in its original Japanese language.

Omishi Magical Theater: Risky Safety, Volume One ($29.95 SRP) is a DVD-only R1 release, including both English- and Japanese-language versions, and English subtitles. The release features reversible covers, giving fans their choice of a "Risky side" or a "Safety side" with matching English or Japanese logo. DVD extras include extensive translation notes, an image gallery, dubbing outtakes, clean ending animation and Japanese credit ending.

About AN Entertainment:
Founded on the knowledge of manga and anime, the retailer AnimeNation, through its subsidiary AN Entertainment combines the resources of a successful international business with the passion of veteran anime enthusiasts. This combination of experience, resources and commitment results in a distribution company with an unparallel knowledge manga and anime and a firm commitment to bringing imported Japanese animation to English speaking viewers in an accessible and authentic fashion. This AN Entertainment product will be distributed by ADV Films. More information is available on the web at http://www.an-entertainment.com.

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