Right Stuf & Nozomi Entertainment Announce The Irresponsible Captain Tylor L.E. Lithograph: “Irresponsible Rendezvous”

Fan-selected artwork to be released on June 1, 2010

GRIMES, IA, May 6, 2010 – Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce that THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR Limited-Edition Lithograph: “Irresponsible Rendezvous” will be available on June 1, 2010.

The artwork depicts the characters of Captain Justy Ueki Tylor and his lieutenant commander, Yuriko Star, during one of the series' pensive moments and was selected by fans via a public vote held in late 2009.

The full-color, limited-edition print will be produced as a lithograph on high-quality paper, which has archival properties and is specifically for the reproduction of artwork. Each print will be priced at $49.99, measure 16 by 20 inches, and include a certificate of authenticity. Only 250 total prints of THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR: “Irresponsible Rendezvous” will be made.

One of the “50 Best Anime Ever” – Anime Insider
“the best science-fiction comedy ever animated” – Animerica
“Entertaining and fun… Very recommended.” – AnimeOnDVD.com
“Highly Recommended” – DVD Talk
“One of the best anime series you'll ever see.” – AnimeFringe.com
“a solidly plotted serious space series that incidentally happens to be hysterically humorous” – SciFi Weekly

Both THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR TV Series Remastered DVD Collection, which features the franchise's 26-episode television adaptation, and the 10-episode THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR OVA Series Remastered DVD Collection are now available in new, thinpak-style box sets that feature remastered footage from the series' Japanese DVD releases, as well as “soft” subtitles for on-screen text.

The Irresponsible Captain Tylor is based upon a series of novels by Hitoshi Yoshioka and features direction by Koichi Mashimo (Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Noir, Sorcerer Hunters), with production by Big West (Macross, Macross Frontier), d-rights (El Cazador de la Bruja, Gun X Sword) and Tatsunoko Production (Gatchaman, Casshern Sins). The English dub stars Crispin Freeman as “Captain Justy Ueki Tylor,” Lisa Ortiz as “Azalyn,” Rachael Lillis as “Yuriko Star,” Carol Jacobanis as “Harumi Nakagawa,” David Brimmer as “Lt. Makato Yamamoto” and Veronica Taylor as “Shia Has.”

Visit www.tylor.com for information about The Irresponsible Captain Tylor and for details about the remastered box set re-releases and the lithograph.

THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR Lithograph: “Irresponsible Rendezvous” (Limited Edition)
Pre-Book: May 19, 2010
Street Date: June 1, 2010

Format: 16” x 20”, full-color lithograph print.
Edition Size: 250 prints total
Catalog #: RSM8095
UPC: 7-42617-8095-5-2
SRP: $49.99

Additional information: Each print is numbered and includes a certificate of authenticity. Prints will be shipped flat.

* Cover Art: http://outgoing.rightstuf.com/sleeves/rsm8095.jpg
THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR TV © Hitoshi Yoshioka/Kadokawa Shoten, Tylor Project.
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** Product specifications and content may be subject to change.

Currently celebrating its 23rd year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation ("anime") industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, in general, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.

Nozomi Entertainment, Right Stuf's production division, is dedicated to the highest quality releases. True to the Japanese word that inspired its name, Nozomi's focus is on “what fans want.” By focusing on a limited number of anime properties each year, the Nozomi production team ensures each release receives the care and attention to detail it deserves.

From anime classics like Astro Boy, Kimba and Gigantor to modern comedies, dramas and favorites such as The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, His and Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Ninja Nonsense, The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maria Watches Over Us, ARIA, Gakuen Alice and Rental Magica, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit www.rightstuf.com and www.nozomient.com.

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