New DVD: Ghost SAC Vol. 7 - July 26

Jun 22nd 2005
BANDAI ENTERTAINMENT AND MANGA ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE
GHOST IN THE SHELL: STAND ALONE COMPLEX
VOLUME 7 ON DVD JULY 26, 2005


Chicago, IL- Manga Entertainment and Bandai Entertainment are proud to announce the release of the seventh and final volume of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex in both Standard and Limited Editions versions on July 26, 2005. Both editions contain three exciting half-hour episodes encoded directly from high-definition masters, featuring superb surround sound plus bonus extras.

The Special Edition comes with a “Laughing Man” T-shirt, Tachikoma Collectors ID card and an exclusive collector's tin DVD Box that will fit all of the 7 Volumes of the SAC series together.

Based on the popular manga by Shirow Masamune, this all-new futuristic anime series continues to develop the characters and concepts first brought to life in the highly acclaimed anime feature film Ghost in the Shell. In Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, female cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi and her fellow police officers of Section 9 must hunt down a host of criminals in both the real and online worlds.

In Volume 7, Section 9's discoveries have begun to attract the attention of high-ranking officials in the Japanese government who fear exposure from the team's continuing investigations. Yet, despite the escalating political backlash, Section 9 remains undeterred in their task. when But when the government declares war on them, and attempts an all-out assault on Section 9 headquarters, using the very latest technology, will the military be a match for Motoko, Batou, and the rest of the team? And will the truth behind the Laughing Man incident ever be revealed to an unsuspecting world? Find out in the final shocking installment of the most anticipated anime TV series in years!

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is now airing on Cartoon Network's “Adult Swim" where it continues to gain high ratings week after week with 12-24 year old males. The show is being heralded by many as the landmark anime series of 2005. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex features stunning animation and extraordinary storytelling that combines action, adventure and political intrigue into a masterful sci-fi anime series. Each DVD volume contains bonus features that include interviews from both the production team and the voice actors from the series.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex-Volume 7
Special Edition
(2 Disc Set with Laughing Man T- Shirt, Collectors Tachikoma Card and
Custom Metal Container that can hold the entire 7 volume series)
Suggested Retail Price: $49.98
Barcode: 6-69198-25226-6 Selection: 2522-6
Disc One: 16x9 Anamorphic, English & Japanese Language Dolby Digital 5.1
Surround Sound, English Subtitles, Interviews, Trailers
DVD Extras: Interview: Kenji Kamiyama (Director), Tachikomatic Days
Disc Two: 16x9 Anamorphic, English & Japanese Language DTS 5.1 Surround
Sound, English Subtitles, Interviews, Trailers,


Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex-Volume 7
Standard Edition: (Single Disc)
Suggested Retail Price: $24.98
Barcode: 6-69198-25206-8
Selection: 2520-6
16x9 Anamorphic, English & Japanese Language Dolby Digital 5.1
Surround Sound, English Subtitles, Interviews, Trailers
DVD Extras: Interview: Kenji Kamiyama (Director), Tachikomatic Days
Studio: Manga Entertainment & Bandai Entertainment
Sales & Distribution: Anchor Bay Entertainment



Manga Entertainment Inc. specializes in the production and distribution of Japanese animation for theatrical, DVD and home video release worldwide. Manga's cutting-edge film collection also features Asian live-action, cult, pop-culture and international animation. The Manga film library is marketed and distributed in the U.S. through Anchor Bay Entertainment. Manga is headquartered in Chicago and has offices in London and Tokyo. www.manga.com

Manga Entertainment is an Anchor Bay Entertainment company. Anchor Bay Entertainment is an established leader in the field of home entertainment with an enormous library that includes the ever-popular Thomas & Friends collection, notable films such as “Time Bandits” and “Halloween,” classic television programming such as “Three's Company” and chart-topping fitness titles including the “Crunch” and “For Dummies” series.

Manga Entertainment is a subsidiary of IDT Entertainment. IDT Entertainment is focused on developing, acquiring, producing and distributing computer-generated as well as traditional animated and live productions for the film, broadcast and direct-to-consumer markets. IDT Entertainment is a divisions of the IDT Corporation with common shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IDT; IDT.C). Manga Entertainment, Anchor Bay Entertainment, IDT Entertainment and IDT Corporation can be accessed via the web by visiting www.manga.com, www.anchorbayentertainment.com, www.idtentertainment.com, and www.IDT.net.

Bandai Entertainment, INC. is the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD home video in North America. The company has distributed notable titles like Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Cowboy Bebop, Wolf's Rain, and Witch Hunter Robin. Bandai Entertainment, INC. is a subsidiary of Bandai America Inc., who makes the toys for the hit television series, Power Rangers, Digimon, and Mobile Suit Gundam. Bandai Co., Ltd. is the third largest toy company in the World comprising 53 subsidiaries in 18 countries. In addition to toys and children's entertainment, Bandai Co.'s global interests include video game software, multimedia, music and full-length feature films, vending machines, trading cards, candies, and licensed apparel. Additional company and product information is available through our website at www.bandai-ent.com.

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