ADV Announces May 1 Release--UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie





“Warning: Hottie Harem Sci-Fi Comedic Frolics Contained Herein!” –

HOUSTON, March 5, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the first volume of the third season of UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie. The babes of the bathhouse are back again for another round of crazy antics and fan-service fiascos on May 1.

Created by Kaishaku (Steel Angel Kurumi) with characters designed by Maki Fujii (Strawberry Eggs), UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie is a fast-paced thrill ride that should appeal to fans of Maburaho. Featuring equal parts action, comedy, and fan service, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie has something for everyone!

Synopsis: It's season three and things are getting so dirty you'll need to spend a month in the bathhouse to get clean! How can that be, you ask? Well, let's see. Princess Pharm has come to Earth and she seems bent on making out with every girl wearing glasses (And if they're not wearing glasses, she has an extra pair!) The Princess Inarba shows up and tries to punish everyone for their wicked ways. To top it all off, Sanada's stripping down to her undies in the nearest phone booth because…oh, it's too much to explain here! Just check out this new volume of laughs and lunacy! March with the legions of glasses-wearing zombies! Pay the penance and get what you deserve! And find out what creepy secret fantasies our heroes keep hidden. It's one wild ride and it's just getting started! Hop on and hold tight!

UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie Bride of Celestial Souls Day: Sacred Stones and Perky Perverts (SRP $29.98 DVD) is a DVD-only release including the first three episodes of season three, presented in both English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include “Valkyrie World Notes”, messages from the voice actors, a collection of Japanese commercial spots, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.

DVD Product Details

Volume: 1 of 2

Running Time: 75 min.

Age Rating: TV MA (L, S)


UPC: 702727175428

Pre-Book Date: 4/3/2007

Street Date: 5/1/2007

Format: DVD

SRP: $29.98

Product specifications and content configuration subject to change.

About ADV Films:

In the 14 years since its inception, ADV Films has become the #1 producer-distributor of Japanese animation (“anime”) outside of Japan and has the largest English-language anime library in the world. 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 DNAngel. 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 #1 Anime Channel” reaching more than 40 million households. It is the nation's top video-on-demand (VOD) offering as well as a 24/7 linear cable channel and is the first television network dedicated to bringing anime and anime-related programming to consumers nationwide. 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

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