ADV Announces Devil Hunter Yohko, Complete Collection

Jan 28th 2005
ADV FILMS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF DEVIL HUNTER YOHKO, THE COMPLETE COLLECTION

ADV'S FIRST MAJOR RELEASE COLLECTED IN NEW THINPAK BOX SET

HOUSTON, January 28, 2005 – Forces of evil beware! Yohko, the sweet and sexy schoolgirl/devil hunter, is back to kick serious demonic butt with the release of Devil Hunter Yohko, The Complete Collection. Look for the complete series collection to hit the streets February 8, 2005 in a brand new thinpak box set!

Mixing hilarious comedy with spine-tingling horror, Devil Hunter Yohko ventures into the world of the supernatural as a young schoolgirl battles her hormones along with the forces of evil and discovers her true calling as a slayer of devils and demons. Using the same elements that made Buffy, The Vampire Slayer a huge hit, Devil Hunter Yohko is perfect for fans of Plastic Little, Chrono Crusade, and Original Dirty Pair.

Yohko Mano's sixteenth birthday certainly has not been an occasion to celebrate. The boy she's absolutely crazy about doesn't know she exists, and it's driving her nuts! To top it all off, her loony grandmother has given her an unexpected (and unwanted) birthday present. As it turns out, Yohko is the 107th generation of a family of professional devil hunters - and she's stuck with the job whether she likes it or not! Now, all of Japan's devils, demons, and blood-letting creatures of the night have decided to eliminate Miss Mano before she has a chance to learn how to use her newly discovered powers! It's going to be a very un-sweet sixteen as Yohko's birthday turns into a demonic bloodbath and a grueling trial by hellfire!

Devil Hunter Yohko, The Complete Collection (SPR $39.98) is a DVD-only release presented on 3 DVD discs in a thinpak box set. The collection contains all 5 episodes of the series with audio in English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitle. In addition, the 3rd disc of the set feature the fun-filled bonus feature Devil Hunter 4-Ever!, a collection of Yohko-inspired music videos presented in Japanese 2.0 audio with English subtitles. Extras include: ADV historical commentary, retrospective of Yohko artwork, Devil Hunter Yohko music video and trailers, clean closing animations: Episodes 5 & 6 and ADV Films trailers.


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 www.advfilms.com.


DEVIL HUNTER YOHKO, THE COMPLETE SERIES

Volume: 1 of 1
Running Time: 225 minutes
Age Rating: TV 14 (V, L, S)
CAT: DY/BX1
UPC: 702727115325
Pre-Book Date: 1/11/05
Street Date: 2/8/05
Format: DVD
SRP: $39.98

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