Broccoli Books to release English manga Galaxy Angel volume 1 in March

Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2003)—Broccoli Books, the publishing division of Broccoli International USA, is set to release the English version of Galaxy Angel volume 1 on March 3, 2004. This will be a simultaneous release with the anime DVD of the same name by Bandai Entertainment.

Galaxy Angel, featured in games, novels, anime, manga, and merchandise, is one of Broccoli Co.'s many hit series. Artist Kanan teams up with renowned writer Ryo Mizuno (Record of Lodoss War) for the manga series, currently running in Dragon Age magazine.

Galaxy Angel will be part of the Broccoli Books Deluxe line, which will feature additional bonus materials that were not included in the original Japanese edition. Aside from the original 4-page color insert, Broccoli Books' version of Galaxy Angel will feature character profiles, information about the Galaxy Angel universe, and bonus manga by Kanan. Each book will have a voucher redeemable for a limited edition dust jacket featuring an alternate Kanan illustration.

Broccoli Books will be working closely with Bandai Entertainment, contributing to the DVD release by producing an exclusive fan booklet available in the Limited Edition DVD. Broccoli Books and Bandai Entertainment is also co-producing a Galaxy Angel website scheduled to launch early next year.

About Galaxy Angel
The Angel Troupe is composed of five beautiful and talented female pilots. When a coup d'état threatens the life of Prince Shiva, they are called to action. Takuto Meyers is put in charge of the Angels and is ordered to escort Prince Shiva to safety. With their enemy right behind them, Takuto and the Angels have enough to worry about—but multiple love triangles don't seem to be helping!

About Broccoli Books
Broccoli Books specializes in publishing Japanese comics, illustration books, and graphic novels. Broccoli Books is a division of Broccoli International USA, parent company of Anime Gamers USA and Synch-Point. More information is available at

About Bandai Entertainment Inc.
Bandai Entertainment Inc. is the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD home video in North America. The company has distributed highly acclaimed titles like Mobile Fighter G Gundam, Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop, and Witch Hunter Robin. Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Bandai America Inc., who makes the toys for the hit television series, Power Rangers, Digimon, and Mobile Suit Gundam. All U.S. operations are headquartered in a large, ultra-modern facility in Cypress, Calif. Bandai Co., Ltd is the third largest toy company in the world comprising 53 subsidiaries in 18 countries. In addition to toys and children's entertainment, Bandai Co.'s global interests include video game software, multimedia, music and full-length feature films, vending machines, trading cards, candies, and licensed apparel. Bandai Entertainment is headquartered in Cypress, California and additional company and product information is available through our website at

Information about other Broccoli International USA divisions can be found at:

Broccoli Books
Saki Yamashita, 310-313-1850
[email protected]

Sales Department
Ardith Santiago
[email protected]

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