ADV Toys to Exhibit at American International Toy Fair 2005


HOUSTON, December 8, 2004— ADV Toys will be making its debut exhibiting appearance at the upcoming American International Toy Fair happening February 20-23 in New York City. Here's your chance to get up close and personal with the stunning line of cool anime merchandise from ADV Film's extensive library, including Excel Saga, Noir, Kaleido Star, Cromartie High School and more.

American International TOY FAIR™ is the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere. More than 1,500 manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from 30 countries showcase their toy and entertainment products, anywhere from classic toys to interactive entertainment and everything in between. The show will occur February 20-23, 2005 (Sunday - Wednesday) and will run Sunday-Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information, please visit the Toy Fair website at:

Come visit the ADV Toys Booth #2488 at the Jacob Javits Center and enter to win a FREE portable DVD player. To schedule an appointment, contact your ADV Films Sales Representative:

Mike Bailiff
800.282.7202 x 7147
[email protected]

Karen Strebeck
800.282.7202 x 7115
[email protected]

Chris Oarr
800.282.7202 x7138
[email protected]

Greg Sweeney
800.282.7202 x7298
[email protected]

Jill Trinka
800-282-7202 x7297
[email protected]

For Licensing and marketing, please contact
Elizabeth Mauldin
800-282-7202 x7295
[email protected]

About ADV Toys

ADV Toys is the new toy division of A.D. Vision, Inc., parent company of ADV Films, Newtype USA™, ADV Manga™, Anime Network™ and more. Founded in 2003, with outstanding licensing traction in the U.S. and overseas, ADV Toys is poised to become a major player in the toy licensing and distribution market. More information is available via Information about other A.D. Vision, Inc. divisions and initiatives can be found at:, and

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

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