MAMORU OSHII'S BEAUTIFUL DREAMER AWAKENS AT CENTRAL PARK MEDIA

Mar 19th 2004

For Immediate Release:

MAMORU OSHII'S BEAUTIFUL DREAMER AWAKENS AT CENTRAL PARK MEDIA
In June, Central Park Media set to release Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer ($29.99 SRP), Black Jack: Incubation ($24.99 SRP), Spirit Warrior: A Harvest of Cherry Blossoms ($19.99 SRP), Spirit Warrior DVD Collection ($79.99 SRP), Domain of Murder ($19.99 SRP), Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos: Volume 3 ($19.99 SRP) and The Bondage Master ($19.99 SRP) on DVD.

New York, NY (March 19, 2004) – Central Park Media announced the release of the hilarious sci-fi comedy Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer. One of the many features included in this digitally re-mastered and re-packaged Collector's Series Edition DVD is a feature-length director's commentary by renowned director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Blood: The Last Vampire). June's DVD releases span over diverse genres; action/adventure Black Jack: Incubation, supernatural; Spirit Warrior: A Harvest of Cherry Blossoms and Spirit Warrior DVD Collection; mystery; Domain of Murder; science fiction; Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos: Volume 3; and erotica with the live action The Bondage Master.

All DVDs will have audio tracks in both English and Japanese with English subtitles, unless otherwise noted; a pre-order date of May 10, 2004 and a street date of June 8, 2004.

Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer Collector's Series Edition
From Mamoru Oshii director of Jin-Roh - The Wolf Brigade, Patlabor the Mobile Police. Ataru was a teenage loser until he encountered the beautiful and electrifying space princess Lum. Her very existence warps the space-time continuum trapping the star-crossed couple in an alternate reality bursting with obnoxious aliens. Digitally re-mastered and re-packaged DVD includes a feature-length director's commentary by Mamoru Oshii.

Running time:

90 minutes

Genre:

Science Fiction/Comedy

Rating:

13UP

Catalog#:

USMD 2431

SRP:

$29.99

Black Jack: Incubation
From the creator of Astro Boy and Metropolis. The mercenary doctor Black Jack faces a harrowing paranormal mystery when a young man is haunted by visions and strange wounds that appear, bleed, and disappear without a trace. "Original and entertaining" – AnimeJump.com

Running time:

100 minutes

Genre:

Action/Adventure

Rating:

13UP

Catalog#:

USMD 2379

SRP:

$24.99


Spirit Warrior: A Harvest of Cherry Blossoms
From the director of Armitage: Dual-Matrix. A demonic spirit, The Mistress of the Underworld, has possessed a famous actress. Can the apprentice exorcist Kujaku save her, or will his death pave the way for the dark queen's rebirth? DVD includes the final chapter of the series.

Running time:

50 minutes

Genre:

Supernatural Action/Adventure

Rating:

16UP

Catalog#:

USMD 2399

SRP:

$19.99


Spirit Warrior DVD Collection

From the director of Metropolis and X: The Movie and the producers of Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust and Reign: The Conqueror. Kujaku, a young demon-slayer with no memory of his past, struggles with superpowers beyond his control. To fulfill his destiny, he must face the insane Regent of Darkness, who holds the key to his past. DVD Collection includes a re-mastered and re-packaged DVD for Volume 1: Revival of Evil, which is only available in this box set. And in addition, Volume 1: Revival of Evil and Volume 2: Regent of Darkness both contain director's commentary by Rintaro.

Running time:

250 minutes / 5 Disc Box Set

Genre:

Supernatural Action/Adventure

Rating:

16UP

Catalog#:

USMD 2400

SRP:

$79.99


Domain of Murder
From Hiroshi Morioka (.hack//SIGN). On the trail of a missing husband, private investigator Goro crosses paths with a deranged killer. As the web of clues begins to tighten, Goro is drawn into a bizarre psychological mystery. "Intriguing" – TheAnimeReview.com

Running time:

51 minutes

Genre:

Mystery

Rating:

13UP

Catalog#:

USMD 2396

SRP:

$19.99


Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos: Volume 3
A robot warrior named Drill returns to his hometown to find it ravaged by war. The evil Lord Gades has turned the peaceful robots against each other. Can Drill convince his childhood friends to fight the real enemy instead of each other? Part of Central Park Media's Authentic Anime™ Series - classic programs in a subtitled format that serious fans demand. "You'll watch it and love it" – AnimeJump.com

Running time:

125 minutes

Genre:

Science Fiction

Rating:

3UP

Catalog#:

SSDVD-6224

SRP:

$19.99


The Bondage Master (Live action)
Shiro is a bondage master of superb skill, who has always taken pride in his technique. But now one of his models has been found strangled and bound in his trademark style. Shiro must now track the killer to his lair and escape the vengeance of the victim's lover, the leader of the deadly Blue Dragon Gang.

Running time:

84 minutes

Genre:

Erotica/Fetish

Rating:

Not Rated

Catalog#:

APCD 2397

SRP:

$19.99

 

Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U.S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors.  With exclusive rights to hundreds of book, video and music products, the company has become a leader in integrated media, as well as a leading publisher of graphic novels under its CPM Press label.  In addition, the company also distributes a broad array of live action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label. 

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