ADV Films Announces Nurse Witch Komugi V.1


HOUSTON, June 15, 2004— ADV Films, the #1 producer-distributor of anime in the U.S., announced an August 17, 2004 street date for the DVD release of Nurse Witch Komugi: A Vaccine for Humanity!, the first dose of fantasy and hysterics in this series.

Produced by Pioneer LDC (Hellsing) and Tatsunoko (Speed Racer), Nurse Witch Komugi is perfect for fans of mahou shoujo (magical girl) shows and the cosplay genre.

The King of Viruses has escaped and is looking to spread his insidious infection. And Earth's only chance for a hero is Komugi… a cosplayer?! If laughter is the best medicine, then get ready for an overdose stat!

Nurse Witch Komugi: A Vaccine for Humanity! (SRP $29.98 DVD) is a DVD-only release including three episodes in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 languages versions with English subtitles. Extras include clean opening and closing, character introductions, “How to Anime” documentary, commentary with director and cast, production sketches, Japanese TV spot and ADV previews.

About ADV Films:

In the 12 years since its inception, ADV Films has become the #1 producer-distributor of Japanese animation (“anime”) for the North American market and has also developed a leadership position in the UK. With best-selling titles such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, RahXephon, Robotech, Full Metal Panic!, Hello Kitty and Azumanga Daioh, ADV Films' extensive catalog is fueling the popularity of anime around the globe. ADV Films' library also includes popular live-action science fiction programs such as The Jim Henson Company's Farscape, the nationally syndicated Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda and the Saturn Award-nominated Mutant X.

Parent company, A.D. Vision, Inc., encompasses a multitude of complementary media divisions, spanning publishing, television, licensing and merchandising and continues to expand into new areas. Its Anime Network™ is America's first and only television network dedicated to bringing anime and anime-related programming to consumers nationwide via digital cable 24 hours a day. The company has two publishing arms: Newtype USA, the premier anime and manga monthly magazine, and ADV Manga, dedicated to publishing graphic novels. Most recently, the company formed ADV Toys, creating exclusive toys and collectible merchandise based upon the company's extensive original content holdings. Headquartered in Houston, the company has offices in Europe and Japan. For more information, visit

Volume: 1 of 2
Running Time: 90minutes
Age Rating: 15+
CAT: DNW/001
UPC: 702727069123
Pre-Book Date: 7/20/04
Street Date: 8/17/04
Format: DVD
SRP: $29.98

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