ADV Announces July 10 Releases

May 7th 2007

ADV ANNOUNCES JULY 10 RELEASES

HOUSTON, May 2, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you three titles that are sure to please fans of all genres. The second volume of the fan-favorite Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy, available by itself or with a special custom series art box to hold the entire series. Also available is the fifth volume of the action-packed Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor and the complete thin-packed collection of the fan-service filled Godannar! All these great titles will be available on July 10.

AH! MY GODDESS: FLIGHTS OF FANCY I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU

“A Wonderful Romantic Comedy” – J! ENT

ADV Films is proud to bring the second volume of Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy. This volume will be available by itself, or with a custom series art box to hold the entire series. Both versions will be available on July 10.

With over 23 volumes of the manga currently published in the U.S. and several anime adaptations, Ah! My Goddess already has a built-in audience of loyal fans. Season two picks up right where season one left off, telling the stories of Keiichi and the angelic “goddess” Belldandy as they grow closer and closer. Reprising their roles from season one are the original cast of English voice actors that fans have come to know and love!

Synopsis: Just when it looks like smooth sailing for Keiichi and Belldandy, trouble comes along to rock their dream boat! Two lovely ladies arrive on the scene to vie for the affections of one Keiichi Morisato, and they don't seem like the kind to take “no” for an answer. First, Keiichi gets a mysterious love letter from a beautiful stranger who accidentally unleashes the hound of hell! Then, a new First Class Goddess named Peorth comes to town, and she plans to fulfill all of Keiichi's wishes. How will Keiichi and Belldandy's relationship fare against these challenges? Will Belldandy's jealousy cause a heavenly upheaval? Don't miss a moment of Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy!

Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy - I Only Want To Be With You (SRP $29.98 DVD) is a DVD-only release including episodes 5 through 8, presented in both English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include commentary with Eileen Stevens (Belldandy) and Juliet Cesario (Peorth), plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.

Collectors Edition Now Available!

Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy is now available in a special collector edition box. This special collector's edition contains the second volume of Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy in a stunning custom series art box with full color artwork sized to hold the entire seven volume series (SRP $39.98).

DVD Product Details

Volume: 2 of 6

Running Time: 100 min.

Age Rating: TV PG

CAT: DAMG/002 (Volume 2)

DAMG/BX1 (Volume 2 + Box)

UPC: 702727169625 (Volume 2)

702727175220 (Volume 2 + Box)

Pre-Book Date: 6/19/2007

Street Date: 7/10/2007

Format: DVD

SRP: $29.98 (Volume 2)

$39.98 (Volume 2 + Box)

Product specifications and content configuration subject to change.

GUYVER: THE BIOBOOSTED ARMOR THE SECRET OF RELIC'S POINT

“A Clear Cut, Unambiguous, Smash-Mouth Power Fantasy.”- Ain't It Cool News

ADV Films is pleased to bring you volume five of one of 2007's most popular titles, Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor. The next volume of this re-vamped and re-invigorated title will be available on July 10!

The Guyver has been a cult-classic for over 20 years, spawning over 150 manga chapters, two live-action movies, an OVA, and a short series. Now, Director Katsuhito Akiyama (Bubblegum Crisis) breathes new life into the dark masterpiece, treating us to the most complete and captivating story to date.

Synopsis: As the legacy of the Creators is uncovered, the assault on Chronos begins at last! Separated from friends and hounded by enemies, Sho and Mizuki seek refuge in a small town to escape their relentless assailants. However, they soon find that the tiny haven is nothing more than a deadly trap after the entire town transforms into a ruthless army of Zoanoids. Aided by Makishima, Sho is reunited with his friends and finds unlikely new allies in a group of renegade Chronos scientists. Stationed at the bottom of Relic's POINT, Sho and company construct a plan to launch a counter-attack on Chronos by activating a long-buried Creator spaceship hidden beneath the base. Unfortunately, Guyot has plans of his own, as he uncovers a way to remove The Guyver units from their hosts and equip them to himself. Chaos erupts as Guyvers, Zoalords and the ancient technology of the Creators collide in a desperate struggle for power.

Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor - The Secret of Relic's POINT (SRP $29.98 DVD) is an anamorphic DVD-only release including episodes 17 through 20, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include manga to anime comparisons for all four episodes, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.

Collectors Edition Still Available!

Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is still available in a special collector edition box. This special collector's edition contains the second volume of Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor in a stunning custom series art box with full color artwork sized to hold the entire seven volume series (SRP $39.98).

DVD Product Details

Volume: 5 of 7

Running Time: 100 min.

Age Rating: TV MA (V)

CAT: DGUY/005

UPC: 702727157622

Pre-Book Date: 6/19/2007

Street Date: 7/10/2007

Format: DVD

SRP: $29.98

Product specifications and content configuration subject to change.

GODANNAR COMPLETE COLLECTION

“Simply put, Godannar has absolutely everything a robo-fanatic could ever dream of.” – DVD Talk

ADV Films is pleased to bring you the complete thin-packed collection of a title that delivers the pulse poiunding mech action with more than a hint of fan-service! The complete collection of Godannar will be available on July 10!

Godannar is a genre-bending mecha anime series best described as equal parts action, adventure, and domestic soap opera. While much of anime is populated by high school vixens, magical fairies, and femme fatales, it's rare to find a married couple at the center of the story. And that's just one of the reasons Godannar stands out. That, a female giant robot that jiggles, and a fantastic opening theme song.

Synopsis: Five years ago, as the Mimetic Beasts laid waste to Japan, Dannar Pilot Go saved young Anna Aoi's life. Now, as they prepare to march down the aisle, a new Beast appears and Go is summoned into battle once more. But he's not going alone, not if his blushing bride to be can help it! It's a honeymoon from hell as two stubborn mecha pilots bump heads, egos and other bits; but if Anna and Go can mate their robots' interlocking parts, they'll form the ultimate marriage of man, woman and machine! The battle of the sexes and the battle for the future of mankind are fought simultaneously in the wildest giant robot series ever, Godannar!

Godannar Complete Collection (SRP $69.98 DVD) is an anamorphic DVD-only release including all 26 episodes on five disks, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles.

DVD Product Details

Running Time: 650 min.

Age Rating: TV MA (V, S)

CAT: DGOD/BX2

UPC: 702727151620

Pre-Book Date: 6/19/2007

Street Date: 7/10/2007

Format: DVD

SRP: $69.98

Product specifications and content configuration subject to change.

About ADV Films:
In the 14 years since its inception, ADV Films has become the #1 producer-distributor of Japanese animation (“anime”) outside of Japan and has the largest English-language anime library in the world. 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. Always on the forefront, ADV is introducing North America to bold new anime franchises such as Gantz, Elfen Lied, Chrono Crusade, Peacemaker and D.N.Angel. 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. In 2005 ADV Films was voted “Best Anime Company” in the SPJA awards, presented at Anime Expo, North America's largest anime convention. The readers of Anime News Network designated ADV Films “Overall Favorite Anime Company” in both 2004 and 2005.

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 #1 Anime Channel” reaching more than 40 million households. It is the nation's top video-on-demand (VOD) offering as well as a 24/7 linear cable channel and is the first television network dedicated to bringing anime and anime-related programming to consumers nationwide. The company has two publishing arms: Newtype USA, the premier anime and manga monthly magazine, and ADV Manga™, dedicated to publishing graphic novels. Headquartered in Houston, the company has offices in Europe and Japan. For more information, visit www.advfilms.com.


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