ADV Films Announces Release of Megaman: Upon a Star, Hitting Shelves Today

Jan 4th 2005
ADV KIDS announces RELEASE OF MEGAMAN: UPON A STAR, HITTING SHELVES TODAY!

HOUSTON, January 4, 2005– ADV Kids is proud to announce an exciting addition to its lineup of fun-filled and educational titles made especially for kids, Megaman: Upon a Star. Look for the fun to commence as Megaman hits the shelves TODAY!

Based upon the ultra popular Nintendo and Playstation video games and featuring the characters and storyline created by gaming powerhouse CAPCOM, Megaman's popularity has led to a huge fan following. In addition, Megaman has launched an extensive lineup of licensed products including toys, action figures, collectibles, soundtracks and video games created for virtually every platform available.

The evil mad scientist Dr. Wily has escaped from the video game world and it's up to Megaman to stop the fiendish scientist from destroying Japan as we know it! Can Wily be stopped in time to save Children's Day, prevent the worst typhoon in history, and keep Mount Fuji from erupting again? Get ready for fun-filled adventure as Megaman jumps into action!

Megaman: Upon a Star (SRP $19.98) is a DVD-only release featuring three complete OVAs presented in English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include: ADV previews.

About ADV Films:

In the 12 years since its inception, ADV Films has become the #1 producer-distributor of Japanese animation (“anime”) for the North American market and has also developed a leadership position in the UK. With best-selling titles such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, RahXephon, Robotech, Full Metal Panic!, Hello Kitty and Azumanga Daioh, ADV Films' extensive catalog is fueling the popularity of anime around the globe. ADV Films' library also includes popular live-action science fiction programs such as The Jim Henson Company's Farscape, the nationally syndicated Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda and the Saturn Award-nominated Mutant X.

Parent company, A.D. Vision, Inc., encompasses a multitude of complementary media divisions, spanning publishing, television, licensing and merchandising and continues to expand into new areas. Its Anime Network™ is America's first and only television network dedicated to bringing anime and anime-related programming to consumers nationwide via digital cable 24 hours a day. The company has two publishing arms: Newtype USA, the premier anime and manga monthly magazine, and ADV Manga, dedicated to publishing graphic novels. Most recently, the company formed ADV Toys, creating exclusive toys and collectible merchandise based upon the company's extensive original content holdings. Headquartered in Houston, the company has offices in Europe and Japan. For more information, visit www.advfilms.com.


MEGAMAN: UPON A STAR
Running Time: 90 minutes
Age Rating: 7+
CAT: DMUS/001
UPC: 702727105326
Pre-Book Date: 12/7/04
Street Date: 1/4/04
Format: DVD
SRP: $19.

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