CPM March Manga Releases

Dec 20th 2004
CPM PRESS MASTERS THE ART OF KUNG FU
In March, CPM Press set to release Kung Fu Jungle Boy Book 1, Angel Shop Book 1, Slayers: Super-Explosive Demon Story 8 – King of Ghost City, Full House Book 4: Revelation, and Geobreeders Book 4 each priced at $9.99 SRP.

New York, NY (December 20, 2004) – CPM Press announced its March graphic novel releases, which includes two brand new series, Kung Fu Jungle Boy and Angel Shop. Follow the adventures of Kakoong and his friends on Cloud Island as they battle the evil Lord Kojak in Kung Fu Jungle Boy Book 1. In Angel Shop Book 1, meet the quiet but incredibly gifted Yuri Angel. She has secretly created a robotic replica of Boris, the object of her affections. But what will happen when the real Boris switches places with her brilliant creation?

CPM Press will also be releasing in March, the spellbinding conclusion to the Slayers: Super-Explosive Demon Story, plus the next installment of the romantic drama Full House and the action-packed comedy Geobreeders.


Kung Fu Jungle Boy Book 1 (manhwa)
Story by: Jae Kyung Uhm, art by: Choong Ho Lee. Cloud Island is a peaceful place. Its protector, Kakoong, is called into action when the diabolical, dastardly (and very flatulent) Lord Kojak attacks with the hope of freeing his imprisoned evil leader. Now, Kakoong and his friends must defend their home from tyranny, but that doesn't mean they can neglect their homework!

Size:5” x 7.375”
Pages: 192 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Action/Comedy
Catalog #: CMX 66701G
ISBN#: 1-58664-983-3
Pre-order date: February 7, 2005
Street date: March 2, 2005
SRP: $9.99


Angel Shop Book 1 (manhwa)
Story and art by: Sook Ji Hwang. In a high-tech world, Boris finds out that his cute classmate Yuri Angel has created a robot that looks JUST like him! Annoyed by the robot's resemblance, and by its creator's lack of emotion, Boris hides the automaton in his room and sneaks into the Angel residence, pretending to be the robot itself. Now all he has to do is convince everyone that he is a mechanical being! But once he succeeds at the bizarre ploy, how does he get out of it?


Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 200 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Sci-Fi/Romance
Catalog #: CMX 69001G
ISBN#: 1-58664-986-8
Pre-order date: February 7, 2005
Street date: March 9, 2005
SRP: $9.99


Slayers: Super-Explosive Demon Story 8-King of Ghost City (manga)
Story by: Hajime Kanzaka, art by: Shoko Yoshinaka. The Hell Master, an evil being intent on destroying the world, captures Gourry, and it's up to Lina Inverse and friends to rescue him, but who is the masked swordsman that stands in their way?

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 192 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure/Comedy
Catalog #: CMX 65808G
ISBN#: 1-58664-938-8
Pre-order date: February 7, 2005
Street date: March 9, 2005
SRP: $9.99


Full House Book 4: Revelation (manhwa)
Story and art by: Soo Yon Won. The unstable relationship between Alley and Ryder takes an unexpected twist as long kept secrets are finally revealed! Will he renovate Full House just to spite her? Is Alley really as helpless as she seems? Will the mysteries surrounding her father be solved? All this, plus a shocking cliffhanger that will leave you stunned!


Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 192 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Romance/Drama
Catalog #: CMX 66504G
ISBN#: 1-58664-980-9
Pre-order date: February 7, 2005
Street date: March 16, 2005
SRP: $9.99


Geobreeders Book 4 (manga)
Story and art by: Akihiro Ito. The ongoing feud between Kagura Security and the Phantom Cats takes an unexpected turn as one of our heroes is kidnapped! Held hostage aboard an airplane, matters become even worse as the government tries to shoot the aircraft out of the sky…with both The Phantom Cats and Kagura security on board!

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 208 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Action/Comedy
Catalog #: CMX 61504MM
ISBN#: 1-58664-987-6
Pre-order date: February 7, 2005
Street date: March 16, 2005
SRP: $9.99


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 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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