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Release Dates

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Release dates for upcoming anime.

Synch-Point will be releasing FLCL b-monthly starting on January 15th, and I'm Gonna Be An Angel starting on 1/22/02.

ADV announced that Plastic Little will be released on DVD February 5th.
From the press release :
"Journey to the breathtakingly beautiful planet Yietta, where colonists - living on a floating artificial continent - make their living by exploiting tourists. But no paradise is perfect! A secret organization within Yietta's military initiates a ruthless plot to take control of the planet. At the last moment, Professor Nalerof Mordish sabotages their plans, but in the process, loses his own life. Believing Mordish's daughter Elysse possesses a computer code vital to their cause - the military capture her as well. Captain Tita and the crew of her hyper-sub Cha Cha Maru put their lives on the line to rescue her. When the military mobilizes, in a desperate bid to retrieve Elysse, it's a game of Cat and Mouse on a planet-wide scale - with one crucial difference: mice don't shoot back!

ADV Films' release of Plastic Little on DVD ($24.98 SRP) contains the English-language version as well as the original Japanese-language version with optional English subtitles. Extras include original storyboards and production sketches, previews of upcoming ADV releases, and a "Jiggle Counter" created especially for this titillating title. "

Sorcerer on the Rocks will be released on November 20th
"Long ago, in a time of magic and mystery, there lived a group of courageous individuals known as the Sorcerer Hunters. Pure of heart and dedicated to justice, their job was to rid the kingdom of the powerful sorcerers and demonic monsters that oppressed the people and terrorized the land.

This isn't their story.

This IS the story of Shibas, a bounty hunter whose job is to rid the kingdom of the powerful sorcerers and demonic monsters that oppress the people and terrorize the land . . . for a price! Although the price isn't small, it's willingly paid in full. Even though he may be debauched, debased and a real bastard at times, he's also good. Really good! So good, in fact, that when a local nasty needs a powerful sorcerer to use as a sacrifice, he settles on Shibas. It's just his bad luck that Shibas has no intention of cooperating. Get ready for the magical mayhem of Sorcerer on the Rocks!"

Princess 9: Double Header will be released on January 8th. "In this volume, the Princess Nine all-girls baseball team is finally starting to come together, but they still find themselves four girls short of the necessary roster. As the crucial first game approaches, Keiko and Kido scour Japan for more players, but ultimately, the task is left to the girls themselves to recruit the final members. Charged with leading the Princess Nine to victory, pitching prodigy Ryo must find a way to conquer her own personal demons and forge the band of rag-tag misfits into a real team... but before she can do that, she'll have to confront her bitter archrival, Izumi! "

ADV wll be releasing the eighth and final volume of Gasaraki on 2/19, and the two disc set of AD Police Tokyo 2039 on 4/9.

Bandai is now stating Gundam 0080 volume 1 will be released on 2/19/01.

Pioneer's web sites February 26th as the tenative released date for The SoulTaker: Vol. 1 The Monster Within (with three episodes) and Sherlock Hound: Vol. 1 Case File 1 (with 5 episodeS), and Spring 2002 for Cardcaptor Sakura movie.

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