CPM Offers Savings on Some of its Signature Savings

Jan 21st 2005
New York, NY (January 21, 2005) – Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to the recent holiday price reduction on all three Slayers DVD box sets, Central Park Media announced that it will retain the $49.95 SRP price point on all three box sets until further notice.

CPM also announced that Grave of the Fireflies is now available as a single disc DVD release containing the program with a storyboard alternate angle feature that allows viewers to watch the entire program in storyboard form priced at $19.95 SRP. For those wanting additional DVD bonus materials for Grave of the Fireflies, the Collector's Series DVD is still available for purchase at $29.95 SRP.

CPM has also re-priced the supernatural action adventure Yu Yu Hakusho: The MoviePoltergeist Report to $19.95 SRP.

Central Park Media is proud to continuously meet the demands of its anime fans by releasing outstanding programs at great prices,” stated Fred Barsuglia, Vice President of Sales.


Grave of the Fireflies
In the aftermath of a World War II bombing, two orphaned children struggle to survive in the Japanese countryside. To Seita and his four-year-old sister, the helplessness and indifference of their countrymen is even more painful than the enemy raids.
Running time: 88 minutes
Genre: Drama
Rating: 3UP
WEA Selection: 872461
SRP: $19.95
UPC: 7-1998-724612-6


Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie - Poltergeist Report
Restored to life by supernatural forces, high school delinquent Yusuke was granted paranormal fighting powers to protect the innocent. It's two-fisted fighting action at its best!
Running time: 90 minutes
Genre: Supernatural action/Adventure
Rating: 16UP
WEA Selection: 752462
SRP: $19.95
UPC: 7-19987-24622-5


The Slayers DVD Collection
Welcome to a world where magic reigns and monsters lurk behind every corner. Into this land of deadly dragons and menacing magicians comes our heroine-Lina Inverse, a cute, fire-ball throwing sorceress who steals from the wicked and gives to herself! Along with Gourry, a handsome but dumb-as-a-rock swordsman, Lina challenges the forces of not-so-goodness as she seeks truth, justice, fame and gold.
Running time: 600 minutes/Eps. 1-26 on 4 DVDs
Genre: Comedy/Action-Adventure
Rating: 3UP
WEA Selection: 436198
SRP: $49.95
UPC: 7-95243-61982-8



The Slayers Next DVD Collection
Lina Inverse is not the sort of girl who wants to save the world for free, but sometimes, she's just that down on her luck. This time around, Lina, Gourry, Amelia, and Zelgadis have embarked upon a fun-filled quest to find the most powerful book of magic in history. Unfortunately for them, this little jaunt may develop into an adventure of epic proportions, involving hideous monsters, demon dragons, magical karaoke performances, and outdoor sporting events!
Running time: 600 minutes/Eps. 27-52 on 4 DVDs
Genre: Comedy/Action-Adventure
Rating: 3UP
WEA Selection: 436137
SRP: $49.95
UPC: 7-95243-61372-7



The Slayers Try DVD Collection
In search of fame, fortune, and foreign food, Lina Inverse sets sail on a collision course for the new world! What she finds there are vengeful enemies, a bunch of high-and-mighty dragon lords, and a new quest to save the world from destruction.
Running time: 600 minutes/ Eps. 53-78 on 4 DVDs
Genre: Comedy/Action-Adventure
Rating: 3UP
WEA Selection: 436169
SRP: $49.95
UPC: 7-95243-61692-6


About Central Park Media:
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. Central Park Media also carries a broad array of documentaries released under its CPM label, as well as live-action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.

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