Cat Soup Collector's Series Edition to be Re-Released and Re-Priced on April 24th


“Fencer of Minerva” to also be re-released at same time

NEW YORK, NY (February 13, 2007)  Central Park Media announced that it will be re-releasing and re-pricing the Cat Soup Collector's Series Edition DVD this April. Priced at $14.95 SRP, this special collectible version of Cat Soup includes a limited edition liquid art pack as a bonus. This award winning film chronicles the amazing and sometimes bizarre experiences of two kittens as they travel far from home. In addition, the action adventure tale Fencer of Minerva: The Emergence will also be re-released in April and re-priced at $9.95 SRP.
The order date for both titles will be March 27, 2007 and the street date will be April 24, 2007. Fencer of Minerva: The Emergence will have English and Japanese language tracks with English subtitles.

Cat Soup Collector's Series Edition with Limited Edition Liquid Art Package

Winner - Best Short Film at the 6th Fantasia Film Festival

"An exhilarating, mind blowing trip" - Wizard Anime Insider
"It's Hello Kitty on acid" - Video Store Magazine
"A masterpiece"-
"An overall delight" -

When little kitten Nyaako's soul is stolen by Death, she and her brother Nyatta embark on a bizarre journey to get it back. In the surreal dreamscape of the Other Side, they encounter many fantastic characters and remarkable, often disturbing adventures. From a hallucinatory sea voyage to a rambunctious carnival, the two kittens travel far from home and discover just how strange and miraculous the world can be.

DVD Features: Director Commentary Track, Director Interview, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Cat Soup Trailer, Art Gallery, Previews
Running time: 34 minutes
Genre: Drama
Rating: 16UP
WEA Selection: 436218
SRP: $14.95
UPC: 7-95243-62182-1

Fencer of Minerva: The Emergence

Diana, a spirited princess, flees her kingdom to join her true love. But misfortune befalls her almost immediately, and she is captured by depraved slave traders!

DVD Features include: Original Japanese Trailer, Art Gallery, Meet the Characters, Chapter Stops, Sneak Peeks, Interactive Menus, English & Japanese with English Subtitles, DVD-ROM.
Running time: 135 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure,Erotica,Fantasy
Rating: 16UP
WEA Selection: 752030
SRP: $9.95
UPC: 7-19987-20302-0

About Central Park Media
Central Park Media is a 17-year-old Manhattan-based independent video and book publisher focused on Japanese and Korean animation and graphic novels. Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990, and a major publisher of manga since 1994. The company currently manufactures and distributes animated video programming under several label names, including U.S. Manga Corps, Be Beautiful, Software Sculptors and Central Park Media, as well as live-action Asian feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label and live action underground programming under its Below the Radar label.

With exclusive rights to hundreds of graphic novels, the company has become a leading North American publisher of Japanese manga and Korean manhwa. Among CPM's fan-favorite graphic novel titles are Lee Hyun Se's Nambul (the best-selling manhwa in Korean publishing history), and Kia Asamiya's Dark Angel. Under its Be Beautiful imprint, the company also publishes popular yaoi manga such as the best-selling Kizuna: Bonds of Love (the best-selling yaoi title in Japanese publishing history). Visit, and for more information.

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