Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series, Part 1 Available March 4, 2014
SPACE ADVENTURE COBRA: THE ORIGINAL TV Series, Part 1
GRIMES, IA, November 13, 2013 — Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce that SPACE ADVENTURE COBRA: THE ORIGINAL TV Series, Part 1 DVD Set will be available on March 4, 2014.
The DVD set will feature the series' initial 15 episodes with Japanese audio, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. On disc extras will include the English pilot episode and an interview with the Space Adventure Cobra creator Buichi Terasawa. This release marks the North American debut of Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series.
Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series is based upon the best-selling manga (comic) by Buichi Terasawa (Goku: Midnight Eye), which was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump anthology and later collected into 18 volumes. In addition to the 1980s television adaptation, it inspired a feature film, two direct-to-video anime series (2008-2009), a 2010 anime TV series, and three manga sequel series (also written by Terasawa).
This 31-episode television adaptation of Cobra originally aired on Japanese television, from October 1982 through May 1983. It features animation by TMS ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD. and direction by Osamu Dezaki (The Rose of Versailles, Golgo 13: The Professional).
For more information about Space Adventure Cobra: The Original TV Series, visit cobra.rightstuf.com.
About SPACE ADVENTURE COBRA TV SERIES, PART 1:
Seeking reprieve from a painfully ordinary 9-to-5 existence, mild-mannered office worker Johnson visits the TM Corporation, a company that sells virtual dreams.
In Johnson's dream adventure, he's the notorious space pirate Cobra! Accompanied by his android partner Lady Armaroid, Cobra fights the lowlife scum of the Pirate Guild by day and saves sultry sirens of space by night. After the journey is over, events unfold that bring reality into focus. His experience wasn't a dream at all – it was a reawakening of his buried past!
With the most feared weapon in the universe, the Psycho Gun, Cobra sets out into the galaxy in pursuit of love, fortune and fame!
Interview with Buichi Terasawa, English pilot episode and trailers.
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Space Adventure Cobra
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About Nozomi Entertainment
Introduced in 2007 as an official re-rebrand of the Right Stuf video production division, Nozomi Entertainment is recognized by discerning anime fans as a company focused on creating collector-grade releases for audiences of all ages. The Nozomi team works on a limited number of fan-favorite titles each year to ensure each Nozomi release is the absolute highest quality possible. Nozomi then combines these releases with exceptional packaging, art assets and video extras.
A small sampling of the Nozomi lineup includes: Astro Boy, Kimba, Princess Knight, The Rose of Versailles, ARIA, The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, Dirty Pair, Ninja Nonsense, The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, His and Her Circumstances, Emma: A Victorian Romance and Revolutionary Girl Utena.
Visit www.nozomient.com for additional information.
About Right Stuf, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Right Stuf, Inc. is amongst North America's largest publishers, distributors and retailers in the anime and manga marketplace. One of the industry's original pioneers, Right Stuf operates a multinational mail-order catalog and one of the trade's most recognized Internet storefronts, www.rightstuf.com. Right Stuf also works in a variety of media vehicles that include video streaming, podcasts and special publications. Included under the Right Stuf corporate umbrella is print publisher, Right Stuf On-Demand, and video production labels Nozomi Entertainment, Lucky Penny and 5 Points Pictures.
Visit www.rightstuf.com for additional information.
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