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Nozomi Entertainment Wants Fans' Questions for Martian Successor Nadesico Director Tatsuo Sato

Submit questions at nadesico.rightstuf.com by 4 p.m. CDT on May 25, 2012.

GRIMES, Iowa, May 16, 2012 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment want fans' questions for Tatsuo Satō, the director of MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO and numerous other fan-favorite anime series. Please submit your questions, via the form located at the official Nadesico site (nadesico.rightstuf.com), by 4 p.m. CDT on May 25, 2012.

The MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO Complete Collection Limited Edition DVD set will be available on September 4, 2012.

This new DVD box set will feature the entire 26-episode television series and its sequel motion picture (Prince of Darkness), as well as its Gekigangar 3 OAV spin-off. This will be the first time Gekigangar 3 will be available to North American audiences.

It will also include remastered video from the Japanese DVD release for the Nadesico TV series and Gekigangar 3 OAV and the previously released English-language dub (TV series and film), plus Japanese audio, English-language subtitles and on-screen translations, and on-disc extras. The limited-edition set's seven discs will be housed in a Thinpak-style, full-color chipboard art box.

Martian Successor Nadesico is a science-fiction comedy directed by Tatsuo Satō (Bodacious Space Pirates, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Stellvia), with character designs by Keiji Gotoh (Sengoku Collection, Uta~Kata) and animation production by XEBEC (The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye, Fafner, Lagrange – The Flower of RIN-NE). Martian Successor Nadesico: Prince of Darkness won the fan-voted Animage Grand Prix award in 1998.

Visit nadesico.rightstuf.com to find out more about Martian Successor Nadesico and to pre-order the Complete Collection Limited Edition DVD box set.


The Earth, its moon and its Martian colonies are under alien attack, but the war against the “Jovian lizards” has, so far, been nothing short of a series of disasters.

Disgusted by the incompetence of Earth's military, the independent arms manufacturer Nergal builds its own space battleship and plans to launch a desperate offensive to save humanity. But due to a shortage of trained soldiers, they've assembled the most unorthodox crew to ever launch into orbit! With a pacifist cook-turned-unwilling mecha pilot and a ditsy admiral's daughter in command, can this unprecedented gathering of geeks, misfits and anime fans prevail against the Jovian menace?

Includes the complete, 26-episode TV series and Gekigangar 3 OAV (with remastered video), plus the Prince of Darkness motion picture!

Format: DVD (Thinpak-Style Art Box)
Pre-Book: 8/7/2012
Street Date: 9/4/2012
Runtime: 740 minutes
Genre: Sci-Fi / Comedy
Suggested Rating: 13+

- TV Series: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Japanese (Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo);
- OVA: Japanese (Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo);
- Movie: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), Japanese (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: English subtitles and English on-screen translations
Video: TV Series + OVA: 4:3, Color, Remastered; Movie: 16:9 Letterboxed, Color
Catalog #: RSDVD1268
ISBN: 1-57032-713-0
UPC: 7-42617-1268-2-6
SRP: $59.99

Discs/Set: 7
Case Quantity: 9

Interviews with actors and staff; "Welcome to Belle Equipe" featurette (45-minute documentary on the TV series, its music, and its staff); "Nadesico Sorekara" special (25-minute special with footage from the Nadesico Roadshow, as well as voice actor interviews and promo clips for the film); clean opening and ending for the TV series; TV spots; movie spots; movie trailers; music video for the movie, featuring Yumi Matsuzawa; and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.

* Cover Art: http://outgoing.rightstuf.com/sleeves/rsdvd1268.jpg
MARTIAN SUCCESSOR Nadesico: Prince of Darkness movie (Kidō Senkan Nadeshiko: Prince of Darkness)
MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO Gekigangar 3 OAV (Gekigangar 3 - Nekketsu Dai Kessen!!)
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** Product specifications and content may be subject to change.

Currently celebrating its 25th 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.

Right Stuf's production division, Nozomi Entertainment, 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, Dirty Pair, Junjō Romantica and Revolutionary Girl Utena, 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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