CPM Rings in the New Year with Time Bokan

In January, Central Park Media set to release Time Bokan and Black Jack: Mutation on DVD each priced at $19.99 SRP.

New York, NY (October 25, 2004) – Central Park Media announced its January 2005 DVD releases which include the laugh-out-loud comedy Time Bokan from the studio behind Battle of the Planets and Speed Racer, as well as Black Jack: Mutation, the penultimate volume to Osamu Tezuka's thrilling medical series Black Jack.

Both DVDs will have audio tracks in both English and Japanese with English subtitles, a pre-order date of December 13, 2004 and a street date of January 11, 2005.

Time Bokan
It's evil versus evil as teams of bad guys compete to be the meanest villains ever! To be a cartoon super villain, it takes a ruthless heart, a cunning mind, and the most ridiculous mecha on the planet. Watch and laugh, as the Dorombo Gang takes on the worst of the worst in a wacky race to be the greatest villains in anime history!

Running time: 60 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Rating: 13UP
Catalog: USMD 2458
SRP: $19.99
UPC: 7-19987-24582-2

Black Jack: Mutation
From the creator of Astroboy, Kimba the White Lion and Metropolis. A desperate man is plagued by a tumor shaped like a human face. When the tumor begins to talk and think, renegade surgeon Black Jack is the one man who can free the victim from its grotesque tyranny.

Running time: 50 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: 13UP
Catalog: USMD 2463
SRP: $19.99
UPC: 7-19987-24632-4

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 graphic novels under its CPM Press label. Central Park Media also carries a broad array of documentaries released under its CPM label, as well as live-action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.

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