Le Chevalier D'Eon Wins Best DVD in February at AnimeOnDVD.com

Jun 9th 2007
HOUSTON, June 8, 2007 — ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce that the first volume of Le Chevalier D'Eon has been awarded the “Best DVD Release of February 2007” on AnimeOnDVD.com, one of the top fan websites for anime news and reviews! The monthly AnimeOnDVD award is chosen by fans in an open vote to all their registered members.

Directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Getbackers, Rurouni Kenshin (TV) and produced by the famed team at Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, Blood+) Le Chevalier D'Eon provides a captivating tale of murder, mystery and mysticism. Le Chevalier D'Eon is a masterful fictionalization of the real life Charles d'Eon de Beaumont, a diplomat, writer, spy, and Freemason known as one of the best swordsman in France, whose true gender was a source of speculation well into the late 18th century.

Le Chevalier D'Eon has gotten rave reviews from the media, and now the fans have cast their votes for it too!

About ADV Films:
In the 15 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 the new Guyver, Le Chevalier D'Eon, Gantz, and Elfen Lied. 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 variety 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. Anime Network 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, North America's top-selling 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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