Right Stuf's Nozomi Ent. Launches DIRTY PAIR Series Site w/ Pt. 1 of Creator Interview

DIRTY PAIR Television Series at dirtypair.rightstuf.com
First 13 episodes of iconic sci-fi series available Nov. 2010

GRIMES, Iowa, October 6, 2010 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the launch of dirtypair.Right Stuf.com ( http://dirtypair.rightstuf.com ) – the official series site for DIRTY PAIR: The Original TV Series, which is set to make its North American DVD debut in November 2010.

At dirtypair.Right Stuf.com, visitors can read the first installment of a new, four-part interview with series creator Haruka Takachiho, during which he answers fans' questions about the series and much more.

Additionally, visitors will be able to:
  • Explore regular, mobile and iPhone versions* of the series site;

  • Read the latest news about the North American release of the Dirty Pair TV anime;

  • Watch the series trailer; and

  • View screenshots for both parts of the series as well as its packaging.

* For mobile versions of the site, scroll to the bottom of the site's landing page OR access it directly via http://dirtypair.Right Stuf.com/m/

The Dirty Pair: TV Series Pt. 1 DVD Collection is the first of two, 13-episode DVD sets, which will feature remastered video from the Japanese DVD release, as well as Japanese audio, English-language subtitles and English on-screen translations.

“Cute, kick-arse girls going around the universe and
blowing stuff up in the name of justice” – Mike Dent, Otaku USA

The Dirty Pair television series, which consists of 24 episodes and two TV specials, is the first anime adaptation starring the iconic heroines of the long-running Dirty Pair novels and short stories. It features production by Sunrise (Gundam, Outlaw Star, The Vision of Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop) and Studio Nue (Crusher Joe, Macross).

The Dirty Pair's literary adventures – written by Haruka Takachiho (creator of Crusher Joe) and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (character design for Mobile Suit Gundam, Gundam Unicorn) – have won two Seiun Awards for science fiction and inspired an array of media, including anime, radio series and English-language comics. The first two novels, The Great Adventure of the Dirty Pair and The Dirty Pair Strike Again, are published for English-speaking audiences by Dark Horse.

Visit dirtypair.Right Stuf.com for more information and to pre-order the DIRTY PAIR television series.

About the DIRTY PAIR: TV Series, Pt. 1

Kei and Yuri are operatives dispatched by the for-profit World Welfare Works Association to resolve crises throughout the universe. Their preferred codename may be “Lovely Angels,” but their on-the-job effectiveness, which is only rivaled by the path of destruction left in their wake, has earned them a very public, very unwanted nickname – the “Dirty Pair.” Includes episodes 1-13.

DIRTY PAIR: The Original TV Series, Pt. 1 DVD Collection
Pre-Book: 10/5/2010
Street Date: 11/2/2010
Runtime: Approximately 325 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action
Suggested Rating: 13+

Format: DVD (Japanese Audio, English Subtitles, English On-Screen Translations)
Catalog #: RSDVD1027
ISBN: 1-57032-701-7
UPC: 7-42617-1027-2-1
SRP: $49.99

Discs/Set: 3
Case Qty: 14 / case

DVD Features:
Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Clean opening, U.S. Part 2 trailer and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.

* Cover Art: http://outgoing.Right Stuf.com/sleeves/rsdvd1027.jpg
DIRTY PAIR Original TV Series © Takachiho&Studio Nue • SUNRISE
* To view this image, cut and paste the URL into your Web browser.

** Product specifications and content may be subject to change.

Currently celebrating its 21st 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 Right Stuf.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, Ninja Nonsense, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maria Watches Over Us, ARIA, Gakuen Alice, Rental Magica and Junjō Romantica, 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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