GDH to Start Webcast of "GON TUBE" on YouTube

Feb 29th 2008
Voice actors bringing the latest GONZO news in the exclusive online program

2008.02.29

GDH K.K. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Shinichiro Ishikawa, Securities Code: TSE Mothers 3755, hereinafter GDH) has announced that it will produce an original program GON TUBE for exclusive webcast through its official YouTube Japan Channel GONZO DOGA. The service will start on February 29, 2008, introducing TV broadcast info and special footages from new titles.

Since its launch within YouTube Japan in June 2007, GONZO DOGA (http://jp.YouTube.com/user/GONZODOGA - Japanese only) has been providing latest video content such as promotional footage of animation titles by GONZO K.K. and other GDH group companies. YouTube Japan is the Japanese service of YouTube, a popular website that allows users to view and share their original video files worldwide on the Internet.

Featuring Nana Kana, a voice actor duo consisting of Nana Inoue and Kanako Sakai from RAMS K.K. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Satoshi Kashimura, hereinafter RAMS), GON TUBE will provide information on GONZO titles with staff and cast interviews as well as updates on new and best-selling GONZO items at GONZO's official online store GONZO STYLE*. In addition to the features mentioned above, GON TUBE will continue harnessing its content in the future by creating and distributing GON TUBE-original merchandise and also streaming the program partially via GONZO MOBILE**, a mobile website operated by GONZO Rosso K.K. GON TUBE will be updated every Friday to bring the latest news to anime fans.

* GONZO STYLE website: http://www.gonzo-style.com (Japanese only)
** GONZO MOBILE website: http://gonzomobile.jp (Japanese only)

GDH has been utilizing popular video sharing websites in its promotional activities since 2007. By starting a new program with high-profile voice actors, it aims to expand the scope of visitors to GONZO DOGA while cultivating a new consumer segment at the same time. By bringing together its video content and related merchandise in the same program, GDH also hopes to maximize the synergistic effect derived from such crossing of business fields.


[About GON TUBE]
Program title : GON TUBE
Launch date : Friday, February 29, 2008 (to be updated every Friday)
Commentator : Nana Kana (Nana Inoue & Kanako Sakai)
Program length : approx 10 min.
URL : http://jp.YouTube.com/user/GONZODOGA (Japanese only)

[About RAMS K.K.]
RAMS is a voice actor agency, which also extends its field of business to 1) training of voice actors and singers and 2) production of audio, visual and digital content specialized in animation and voice actors. RAMS strives to further expand its field of operations by leveraging on the affiliated voice actors and their versatility, who hold the key to the future of the animation industry.
RAMS website: http://www.rams.jp/index.htm (Japanese only)

[About GDH K.K.]
GDH is a globally-focused Japanese media company founded in February 2000. The group produces cutting edge entertainment for teens and young adults through its GONZO animation brand. Kids and family product is distributed through the GONZO FILMS and GONZINO brands. GDH is a world leader in content development targeting both domestic and international audiences with Japan's trend-setting animation culture and, usually, GDH controls licensing management and international distribution for the content it produces.
For additional information, visit www.G.D.H.co.jp/english (for GDH) and www.gonzo.co.jp (for GONZO - Japanese only).
GDH group companies include GONZO Rosso K.K., GONZO K.K., Future Vision Music K.K., GONZINO K.K., GDH Capital K.K. and GK Entertainment K.K.
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*Please note, this release is a direct translation from Japanese language release.

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