CPM Announces Black Jack on DVD

Black Jack: Infection, Spirit Warrior: Festival of the Ogres Revival, Legend of the Dragon Kings: White Dragon and Beautiful Target to be released by Central Park Media in February.

New York, NY (December 5, 2003)- From Osamu Tezuka, the late “god of manga” and creator of Metropolis and Astroboy comes the mysterious Black Jack: Infection released on DVD by Central Park Media on February 10, 2004. At the same time, Central Park Media also brings even more mystery and supernatural action to DVD with Spirit Warrior: Festival of the Ogres Revival, Legend of the Dragon Kings: White Dragon, and Beautiful Target.

All DVDs have a pre-order date of January 12, 2004, a street date of February 10, 2004, and will have audio tracks in English & Japanese with English subtitles.

Black Jack: Infection
From Osamu Tezuka comes a world where the grim reaper can strike at any time; a brilliant renegade surgeon known only as Black Jack operates outside the law. For the rich and dying, he performs miracles of a macabre medical nature.
“Anime Pick of the Month" – Wizard Magazine

Running time: 100 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: 13UP
Catalog#: USMD 2377
SRP: $24.99

Spirit Warrior: Festival of the Ogres Revival
From the screenwriter of Vampire Princess Miyu and the director of Armitage: Dual Matrix.
On the trail of a haunted statue, apprentice mystic Kujaku clashes with a super-powered warrior that isn't even human.
“just watch and enjoy”-Animejump.com

Running time: 50 minutes
Genre: Supernatural Action/Adventure
Rating: 16UP
Catalog#: USMD 2362
SRP: $19.99

Legend of the Dragon Kings: White Dragon
From the screenwriter of Inu Yasha: The TV Series, Fake, and Battle Angel Alita. The dragon-boy, Owaru is kidnapped by the mysterious Lady L! A double agent who was horribly scarred in a dragon attack, Lady L means to use the teenager's super-powers to gain world domination.

Running time: 94 minutes
Genre: Action/ Adventure
Rating: 13UP
Catalog#: USMD 2364
SRP: $19.99

Beautiful Target (Live Action)
A string of grisly murders confounds the police. Kyoko, a beautiful forensic scientist, is assigned to unravel the mystery of each mutilated corpse. Her search for the killer leads her ever deeper into the world of criminals and prostitutes.

Running time: 90 minutes
Genre: Hard-Boiled Action
Rating: Recommended for Mature Audiences
Catalog#: APCD 2368
SRP: $29.99

Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U. S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors. With exclusive rights to hundreds of book, video and music products, the company has become a leader in integrated media, as well as a leading publisher of manga under its CPM Press label. In addition, the company also distributes a broad array of live action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label. For high resolution, downloadable artwork and information, please visit CPM's electronic press kit at www.centralparkmedia.com./cpmdb/presskit.cfm.

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