Lucky Star to be Released May 6th with Regular and Special Edition

March 10, 2008 (Cypress, CA) – Bandai Entertainment Inc. and Kadokawa Pictures USA today
announced today that the highly anticipated anime series Lucky Star will debut in English on
May 6th.

Lucky Star is a 24 episode television series from Kyoto Animation, the same anime production
company that created the anime series for The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. Lucky Star's
main character is Konata Izumi, a lazy high school girl who isn't interested in anything besides
anime and video games. The series is described as the ultimate “otaku anime,” -- it pays tribute
to anime culture and other series with in-jokes and hilarious references.

Volume 1 of the series will feature a regular and special edition and here are the specs:


--Collector's art box that can house all six DVDS
--DVD Vol. 1 (see spec below) with Exclusive artwork!
--Motteke Sailor Fuku CD
--Konata Character CD
--Chocolate Coronet screen wipe
--Sailor Uniform T-Shirt

SRP: $64.98


DVD Vol. 1
--Interactive Menus
--English and Japanese Audio
--English subtitle

--Key Scenes Gallery
-Creditless Opening with Karoke Lyrics
--The Adventures of Minoru Shiraishi

SRP: $29.98

For more information go to

Lucky Star Copyright: © Kagami YOSHIMIZU / Lucky Paradise

About Bandai Entertainment Inc.
Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier
distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North
America. Titles include The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star,

Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Gundam Seed Destiny, My Hime, and
many more.
About Kadokawa Pictures USA
Kadokawa Pictures USA (KPUSA) the Los Angeles-based arm of the Japanese Kadokawa Group
Holdings, Inc. (KGH, Inc) expands its brand of content in the growing international world of
multimedia. KPUSA, remakes films and distributes its film libraries of live-action and anime
from over 1700 film titles. KGH, Inc. includes Kadokawa Shoten Publishing, one of the largest
publishers in Japan with over 60 year history, and Kadokawa Pictures, Japan's major production
and distribution division.

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