Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles' Wins Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature

Sep 26th 2006
at the 2006 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival ***

Fort Worth, TX, September 26, 2006 -- FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and the market share leader for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States, and Harmony Gold are pleased to announce that the new feature-length animated film Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles won the Best Animated Sci-Fi Feature Award at the 2006 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. The award will be presented at the October 28 screening in Phoenix.


"This is an exciting award for Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles. It is a series that has a tremendous fan following and it has the ability to introduce a much larger audience to the appeal of anime," said Gen Fukunaga, president and CEO of FUNimation.

"This award is an _expression of gratitude to all the people who poured their hearts into this production. We have high hopes for this film and believe me, this is just the beginning," explained Frank Agrama, executive producer and CEO of Harmony Gold.

Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles is the latest exciting chapter of the Robotech saga. A heroic cast of returning characters, led by Scott Bernard and Vince Grant, fight to end a decades-long struggle against an enigmatic alien race known as the Invid. However, the mysterious disappearance of the legendary Admiral Hunter will unfold in a treacherous mystery that could tear apart our young heroes and threaten their very survival!

In addition to the 2006 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival, Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles has already had successful screenings at Cannes and The New York Korean Film Festival, and the feature will be coming to additional film festivals across North America. Fans are encouraged to stop by www.funimationfilms.com for an updated list of festivals. FUNimation plans to release Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles in theaters and on DVD in early 2007.

About Harmony Gold
Harmony Gold has been active in the production, acquisition and distribution of quality programming worldwide since its inception in 1983, producing some of the television industry's classic and history-making programs. Visit harmonygold.com or Robotech.com for additional information.

About FUNimation Entertainment
FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation is the leading company for home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States. The company's most recent initiative is the FUNimation Channel(SM), a new, 24-hour digital network featuring programming from the top anime brands in the United States. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. Visit www.funimation.com for more information.

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