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ADV Films in May

ADV Films have kindly sent through details on their UK Region 2 line-up for May 2004. They have six new DVD releases including a UK exclusive box set scheduled to arrive on 17th May 2004. Individual titles carry a retail price of £19.99 each while the box set will retail at £49.99...

Samurai X: The Collection - The thrilling story arc of Kenshin’s troubled life includes the DVD releases Samurai X: Trust, Samurai X: Betrayal, Samurai X: The Motion Picture and Samurai X: Reflection. Together, these tell the saga of Kenshin from his blood-soaked origins, to his career as the Hitokiri Battousai, to his life as a wanderer seeking redemption, finally returning home. For the first time anywhere, all four stories are available together in one unique package.

This DVD box set features 4 discs, all including both English and Japanese language versions, and English subtitles. Extras across the four discs include historical background notes, character profiles, screenwriter notes, clean closing animation, production sketches and interviews with the original Japanese voice cast and ADV Previews.

You're Under Arrest: The Mini-Specials - A long-running and hugely successful international franchise, spanning manga, OVAs, TV series and now comedy shorts, YOU’RE UNDER ARREST follows the adventures of mismatched lady cops Miyuki and Natsumi working out of their Tokyo precinct. THE MINI-SPECIALS are a series of sketches allowing the characters more room outside of the tv plots, and letting us all have a laugh, as much at their expense as those of the hapless criminals they deal with!

The DVD features 20 mini-episodes in both English and Japanese-language versions, with English subtitles, and ADV previews.


The remaining titles for release in May include the latest volumes in four ongoing series...

Final Fantasy: Unlimited—Phase 2 - The second volume of this videogame tie-in includes four complete episodes in both English and Japanese-language versions, with English subtitles. Extras include: voice actor/actress commentary; production sketches; FF:U style guide Part 1; reversible cover, printed character booklet; clean opening and closing animation; and ADV previews.

Pretear Volume 2 - The second volume in this mahou shoujo series combines elements of the fairy tales Cinderella (new stepmother and evil stepsisters) and Snow White (seven knights instead of seven dwarves). Containing three complete episodes in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0-versions, with English subtitles. Extras include: “behind The Anime” voice actor interviews, production sketches, clean opening and closing animation, and ADV previews.

King of Bandit Jing Volume 3 - This adventure series about a youthful and charming Robin Hood-esque bandit named Jing continues with this third volume offering three complete episodes in both English and Japanese-language versions, and English subtitles. Extras include: original art; clean opening and closing animation; and ADV previews.

Noir: The End of the Matter - The final volume of this widely acclaimed anime thriller includes three complete episodes in both English and Japanese-language versions, with English subtitles. Extras include an interview session with English-language Voice Actresses; production sketches; clean opening and closing animation; and ADV previews.






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