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ADV Reveals More of Switchblade Pictures' Lineup

posted on 2008-10-29 03:42 EDT
12 live-action films in 12 weeks, such as Killer Bees, Death Row Girls, Maid's Secret

The ICv2 retail news source reports on the 12 Japanese live-action cult titles that ADV Films will be localizing and distributing for the newly established company Switchblade Pictures:

Horror


Cruel Restaurant
December 2
US$29.99

Attack Girls Swim Team vs. the Undead
December 9
US$29.99

Killer Bees
January 27
US$19.98
 

Action


Twin Blades of the Ninja
November 11
US$19.98

Ninjaken—The Naked Sword
November 18
US$19.98

Female Prisoner Sigma
November 25
US$19.98

Death Row Girls
December 16
US$19.98

Chain Gang Girls
December 23
US$19.98
 

Comedy


Gluttonous
January 6
US$19.98

Maid's Secret
January 13
US$24.98

Maid's Secret—Welcome Home
January 20
US$24.98

New Manager of the Sumo Club
February 17
US$19.98

ADV Films had already announced five of these titles, including Kōji Kawano's splatter horror films Attack Girl Swim Team vs. The Undead and Cruel Restaurant, at Otakon 2008 in August. Another previously announced title, Gluttonous, is based on a Japanese manga series.

ADV Films will release a new live-action Switchblade Pictures title every week between November 11 (Twin Blades of the Ninja) and February 17 (New Manager of the Sumo Club). ICv2 interviewed ADV Films Sales Account Manager Chris Oarr about the company's marketing strategy for Switchblade Pictures and the possibilities for digital downloads and Blu-ray Disc releases.

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