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ADV Announces New Merchandise Store


Featuring T-Shirts and Totes from Azumanga Daioh, Chrono Crusade, and More!

HOUSTON, May 30, 2006 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime in North America, is pleased to announce a new website where fans can find t-shirts, tote bags, and other merchandise featuring artwork from their favorite anime series. And to celebrate the site's launch, ADV's merchandising partner Printfection.com is offering a limited time sale of $5 off all purchases of $20 or more! The full gamut of ADV's initial merchandise offerings are on display right now at www.printfection.com/advfilms.

A recognized leader in its field, Printfection.com specializes in custom made clothing and merchandise, offering customers superior quality and unmatched flexibility. At the ADV Films site, fans can choose from over 137 different color combinations for a made-to-order t-shirt featuring their favorite anime artwork – in any size from Kids XS to Adult XXXXXL. And because every item on the site is made to order, ADV is able to refresh its offerings with brand new designs every single month! ADV will retire images each month as new artwork is added, ensuring that every item on the site is a 'limited edition.'

ADV's new merchandise site features an all-star lineup of top anime series, with an inaugural slate including:

Azumanga Daioh

Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040

Chrono Crusade

Cromartie High School



Kaleido Star


Saiyuki: Requiem

Samurai Gun

Look for new artwork every month and whole new anime series in the month ahead at www.printfection.com/advfilms.

About ADV Films:

In the 14 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. Always on the forefront, ADV is introducing North America to bold new anime franchises such as Gantz, Elfen Lied, Chrono Crusade, Peacemaker and D.N.Angel. 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. In 2005 ADV Films was voted “Best Anime Company” in the SPJA awards, presented at Anime Expo, North America's largest anime convention. The readers of Anime News Network designated ADV Films “Overall Favorite Anime Company” in both 2004 and 2005.

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. Headquartered in Houston, the company has offices in Europe and Japan. For more information, visit www.advfilms.com.

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