Clannad After Story On Sale Today

Dec 8th 2009

HOUSTON, December 8, 2009 – Section23 Films, America's fastest-growing anime distributor, is pleased to announce Clannad After Story Collection 2, the latest anime release from Sentai Filmworks, as well as the live-action Japanese thriller Gun-Kyu ~ War Pigeon from Switchblade Pictures. Both DVDs hit store shelves today.

Discerning anime fans have been following the Clannad saga since the moe blockbuster launched two years ago. Now the journey comes to an end with Clannad After Story Collection 2, a two -disc release containing the final 13 episodes of the Clannad saga.

SYNOPSIS: The course of love doesn't always run true. Nagisa may have accepted Tomoya's proposal, but her father, Akio, withholds his permission until Tomoya can meet his terms… and even if that can be achieved, darker clouds are gathering that will shatter their dreams forever, as Nagisa's health begins declining. When what should be a happy moment turns instead into tragedy, Tomoya's rage and frustration at being unable to do more than be by Nagisa's side leaves him unable to handle the responsibility left to him. But the story is not yet over, and there is still another act to follow. Happiness can still be attained, provided that Tomoya holds onto love, the most precious thing of all. The grand climax, plus several enchanting side stories, await in the second collection of CLANNAD AFTER STORY.

Title: CLANNAD AFTER STORY COLLECTION 2
Running Time: 325 min.
Age Rating: TV PG
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
CAT: SF-CL400
UPC: 814131012104
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Pre-Book Date: 11/10/2009
Street Date: 12/8/2009
Format: DVD
SRP: $39.98

Beware the doves of war! Next up we have Gun-Kyu ~ War Pigeon, the new live-action thriller from Switchblade Pictures. With all the chills and suspense you've come to expect from Japanese horror, plus the violence, adult situations, and nudity you crave, Gun-Kyu is a worthy addition to the Switchblade catalog!

SYNOPSIS: Ever since that fatal incident in college, Kanako has sensed them. A sound behind her… an object moving at the corner of her vision. Birds. Cooing, taunting birds… But are they real, or just in her head? As she struggles to perform her duties teaching marine biology, the images of pigeons slowly begin to drive her to the edge of insanity, until even drugs and alcohol no longer offer her protection. And what if they aren't figments of her imagination? What if that strange rumor she heard at the crime scene was true? If it was, then the real nightmare is only beginning! Vengeance has wings and the sky is filled with terror in GUN-KYU!

Title: GUN-KYU ~ WAR PIGEON
Running Time: 77 min.
Age Rating: Unrated (contains violence, adult situations, and nudity) Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
CAT: SWB-0122
UPC: 814131012203
Published by: Switchblade Pictures
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Pre-Book Date: 11/10/2009
Street Date: 12/8/2009
Format: DVD
SRP: $19.98

Section23 Films provides home video marketing and distribution services for a variety of companies, including Sentai Filmworks, Switchblade Pictures, and AEsir Holdings. With its special focus on genre entertainment, Section23 Films distributes some of the very best anime, martial arts, and horror titles on the market today.


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