Haré+Guu Deluxe Volume One Available May 1st


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Just when you thought it was over, the weirdness is about to double! The celebrated, surreal comedy HARÉ+GUU continues in the six episode HARÉ+GUU DELUXE! The second HARÉ+GUU series picks up right where the TV series ended and dives right into its exuberant excess of surrealistic, over-the-top comedy that fans love. AN Entertainment will proudly release the first of two HARÉ+GUU DELUXE DVDs on May 1st.


Haré and Guu return to the jungle to see familiar faces and a few new residents of the village including a psychotic substitute school teacher who takes a shine to Haré, and a pair of gothic cockroach siblings! At least they're polite! Dama goes on a destructive rampage through the forest, searching for her perfect prey, er, lover. And Marie puts on all of her childish cosplay charms to win Haré's affections. The revelation that Haré is soon to have a younger sibling means that he'll have a new father even sooner, but rather than a happy occasion, Clive officially joining the family could be Haré's worst nightmare come true!

HARÉ+GUU DELUXE volume 1 contains three bilingual episodes featuring an acclaimed English dub from Bang Zoom! Entertainment, the rarely seen original Japanese pilot film bonus short, all new non-credit opening and ending animation sequences, and thorough liner notes providing translation and cultural notes.


Haré+Guu Deluxe volume 1
Street Date: May 1, 2007
SRP: $29.98
UCC: 828311121159
ISBN: 0-9774339-5-1
Cat #: AN-HGDX1
Age Rating: TV-PG
Approx Run Time: 75 minutes

Established in 2002 as a sister company to internationally recognized internet based anime retail company AnimeNation.com, AN Entertainment exists to bring high quality Japanese animation to English speaking viewers. Experience in the retail distribution field coupled with an extensive knowledge of Japanese animation make AN Entertainment exceptionally suited to releasing archival quality home video releases that are interesting and appealing to casual viewers, and rewarding and satisfying to devoted fans seeking first rate anime productions presented with uncompromising concern for artistic and cultural integrity.

Bang Zoom! Entertainment is one of North America's most experienced and respected talents in producing high quality English language adaptations of imported Japanese animation. Bang Zoom! has worked with major North American anime distributors including AD Vision, AN Entertainment, Bandai Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Central Park Media, Geneon, Media Blasters, and Tokyopop to produce English language versions of acclaimed anime such as Rurouni Kenshin, Samurai Champloo, Last Exile, Witch Hunter Robin, and Please Teacher. For more information on Bang Zoom! Entertainment contact Eric Sherman at (818) 295-3939 ext. 118 or [email protected]

FUNimation® Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR), is a brand management company and one of the nation's leading independent home video entertainment companies. The company has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For images, or more information on FUNimation or any of its properties, contact Jeff Dronen at 817-788-0627, ext. 251 or [email protected]



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