October is Street Fighter Month

Oct 7th 2005
OCTOBER IS STREET FIGHTER MONTH !

For Immediate Release - October 7, 2005

CAPCOM and all of its Street Fighter licensees are proud to announce that October 2005 is Street Fighter Month! Fans of CAPCOM's legendary franchise will have much to cheer about as a vast array of exciting new Street Fighter products will be hitting store shelves like a multi-hit combo. With everything ranging from comics and action figures, to anime and trading card games, there will be something new for Street Fighter fans of all tastes.

"Street Fighter remains an 'evergreen' property for CAPCOM with the support of enthusiastic licensees and loyal fans, and right now is a great time to be a Street Fighter fan as the latest wave of licensed products may be some of the best Street Fighter items ever released," stated Shu Tanaka, CAPCOM licensing manager.

Organized by Shu Tanaka, Most Management's Marc Mostman and UDON's Erik Ko at E3 and the San Diego Comic-Con International, Street Fighter Month will be the largest multi-pronged cross-promotion of Street Fighter in recent memory.

"Street Fighter is a property that really has such a passionate fan-base. CAPCOM has been very fortunate to have found licensees just as passionate who are willing and able to coordinate their product releases this October for a coordinated Street Fighter assault," stated Marc Mostman, president of Most Management, CAPCOM's licensing agency.

"This incredible promotion has only been made possible through the support of CAPCOM and the passion that all the SF licensees have for this classic franchise," adds UDON's Erik Ko.

Companies participating in this SF Month cross promotion include Udon Entertainment, Diamond Select Toys, Sota Toys, Score Entertainment, Blockbuster, Manga Entertainment, Nubytech, Ripple Junction and Ultracade.

The following is a list of products that will be offered in SF Month:

STREET FIGHTER II #0 COMIC
(Diamond Order Code: AUG053241):

The fan-favourite comic series returns with a splash in this special all-new Ryu origin issue that is a perfect introductory jumping-on point for new readers and sets the stage for the full re-launch of the monthly series next month! This introductory 32-page, full-color issue will be specially priced at $1.99 and will also include behind-the-scenes articles, a sneak peek at UDON's upcoming RIVAL SCHOOLS series and a brand-new, exclusive interview with the CAPCOM Design Team!

AKUMA Collectors Bust - limited to 2500 copies!
(Diamond Order Code: AUG053242)

UDON's brand new addition to its line of collector's busts features the most popular villain in the Street Fighter universe: AKUMA! With every ounce of his dark power captured in this expertly sculpted and ultra-detailed bust, Ryu's arch-nemesis never looked so intimidating! Standing at approximately 8 inches tall, each piece is individually hand cast and painted, and is limited to 2500 numbered copies.

www.capcomcomics.com

STREET FIGHTER MINI-MATES WAVE 1
(Diamond Order Code: AUG053788):

The first set of Diamond Select's CAPCOM mini-mates includes diminutive renditions of Street Fighters, Ryu, Akuma, Chun-Li and M. Bison, and pocket-sized versions of the supernatural Darkstalkers, Morrigan and Demitri!

www.diamondselecttoys.com

STREET FIGHTER ACTION FIGURES SERIES 4
(Diamond Order Code: AUG053789):

Sota's popular line of Street Fighter action figures launches its latest series featuring fan favourite characters Birdie, Fei Long, Akuma, Ibuki and Remy.

www.sotatoys.com

STREET FIGHTER EPIC BATTLES TRADING CARD GAME:

Score Entertainment launches its Epic Battles TCG featuring Street Fighter exclusively at Blockbuster. Now fans can experience all the strategy and action that has been faithfully transferred from videogame screens to a collectible trading card game! Also on sale in October is the November issue of GamePro that will have an exclusive Street Fighter promo card from the Epic Battles TCG (Made possible by CAPCOM and Score Entertainment).

www.epicbattlestcg.com



SF ALPHA GENERATIONS ANIME DVD
(Diamond Order Code: AUG054434):

In this thrilling prequel to Street Fighter Alpha DVD, Ryu returns to pay homage to his deceased mentor, but is tormented by disturbing memories of his master's killer. In a quest to become a true martial arts master, Ryu sets out to hone his street fighting skills and to deliver himself from the haunting legacy of the Dark Hadou. But the ultimate test of his new power can only be accomplished through one last fateful confrontation with his arch-nemesis, Gouki.

www.manga.com

STREET FIGHTER CONTROLLERS

Nubytech is offering again their infamous Street Fighter Controllers, that features exclusive Linticular Animation art done by the artists at UDON.

PS2 compatible controllers includes -
RYU (Diamond Order Code: AUG054220),
KEN (Diamond Order Code: AUG054219),
CHUN LI (Diamond Order Code: AUG054218),
and AKUMA (Diamond Order Code: AUG054217),

while X-Box controllers feature
GUILE (Diamond Order Code: AUG054227),
BISON (Diamond Order Code: AUG054226,
and AKUMA (Diamond Order Code: AUG054225.)
Look out for the limited numbered edition wireless controllers coming out by the end of the year!

www.streetfightercontroller.com

STREET FIGHTER II KO T-SHIRTS
(Diamond Order Code: Size M-AUG053772 / Size L - AUG053773 / Size XL - AUG053774)

www.ripplejunction.com

STREET FIGHTER ANNIVERSARY EDITION ARCADE

UltraCade Technologies is offering an arcade product called Street Fighter Anniversary Edition, featuring 8 classic Street Fighter games in one cabinet!

www.ultracade.com

For more information, please visit www.udoncomics.com/sfmonth

For product pictures, please visit http://www.udoncomics.com/sfmonth/products/



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