CPM Announces March Releases

In March, Central Park Media set to release Black Jack: Biohazard ($19.95 SRP), Black Jack DVD Collection 2 ($49.95 SRP), and Patlabor The Mobile Police-The TV Series: Volume 10 ($29.95 SRP).

New York, NY (December 28, 2004) – Central Park Media announced its March 2005 DVD releases which include two releases for the exciting medical thriller Black Jack. A young woman is struck with a deforming and transfiguring ailment in Black Jack: Biohazard. Episodes 7-10 of the series will be available on 4 Discs with the release of the Black Jack DVD Collection 2. Also available in March is volume 10 of the classic anime mecha Patlabor The Mobile Police-The TV Series.

All DVDs will have audio tracks in both English and Japanese with English subtitles, a pre-order date of February 8, 2005 and a street date of March 8, 2005.

Black Jack: Biohazard
A chilling medical thriller from Osamu Tezuka, creator of Astroboy, Kimba the White Lion and Metropolis. A young woman is poisoned by toxic waste and begins to deform...or transform. Black Jack operates and discovers that she might be transforming into a MERMAID! Is there a connection between the victim's illness and the ancient myth?

Running time: 50 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: 13UP
WEA Selection: 752464
SRP: $19.95
UPC: 7-19987-24642-3

Black Jack DVD Collection 2
In the age of science, death still wears many faces. Only the brilliant mercenary surgeon Black Jack has seen them all. As mankind threatens to annihilate itself, the detective doctor travels the world in search of bizarre medical mysteries…and the highest bidder for the cure!

Running time: 200 minutes / 4 DVDs (Eps. 7-10)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: 13UP
WEA Selection: 752470
SRP: $49.95
UPC: 7-19987-24702-4

DVD Features:
Director's Commentary by Osamu Dezaki (Ep. 10)
Anamorphic Widescreen Format (Episodes 8-10)
Black Jack Trailers
Art Gallery

Patlabor The Mobile Police-The TV Series: Volume 10
From the director of RahXephon and the screenwriter of .hack//SIGN. Scientists have invented a new giant robot suit, and Noa's mecha Alphonse is looking a little obsolete in comparison. Can Noa bear to leave him behind? She'll battle terrorists and sea monsters to prove that Alphonse is still the best robot (and friend) that a girl could ever have!

Running time: 100 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: 3UP
WEA Selection: 752417

UPC: 7-19987-24172-5

About Central Park Media:
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.

For high resolution, downloadable artwork and information, please visit CPM's electronic press kit at www.centralparkmedia.com./cpmdb/presskit.cfm.

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