Air Gear: Wings Reborn Hits From ADV on August 7th

ADV ANNOUNCES AUGUST 7 RELEASE: AIR GEAR: WINGS REBORN

“Straight-Up Cool.” – Anime News Network

DVD cover art for Air Gear: Wings Reborn

HOUSTON, May 29, 2007 – ADV Films is proud to announce an August 7 release date for the fourth volume of the high-flying shounen adventures of Ikki and the gang in Air Gear!

Based on the hit manga series by Oh! Great (Tenjho Tenge) and produced by Toei Animation (Dragonball Z, Zatch Bell), Air Gear is set in a world with a need for speed. This is the un-edited version that fans have been waiting for, so say good-bye to the crows and get ready for Air Gear to go!

Synopsis: Ikki has formed a team of Storm Riders with the help of some new friends and old allies. With their first victory in the bag, they have begun their journey to the top of the ranks. Unfortunately for Ikki, Rika, eldest of the Sleeping Forest sisters, will do anything to keep the little crow safe and grounded. It’s a good thing Ringo is there to teach Ikki a few new tricks to survive the territory and parts wars to come. Will Ikki get his bell rung or will he prove once and for all that nothing is limited for the Sky King? Don’t miss all the high-flying, heart-pumping, breast-bouncing action that is Air Gear!

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By | 2017-09-24T23:30:35+00:00 June 19th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

ADV Announces Utawarerumono Vol. 4 on July 24

ADV ANNOUNCES JULY 24 RELEASES

DVD cover art for Utawarerumono, Vol. 4: The Price of Freedom

HOUSTON, May 21, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the next chapter of the title you may have trouble saying, but still love to watch! Volume four of Utawarerumono will be available to fans everywhere on July 24.

UTAWARERUMONO: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

“ADV May Have a Sleeper Hit for 2007 on Their Hands…”
– Advanced Media Network

From veteran production studio Oriental Light and Magic (Berserk, Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor) comes the tale of a man in a mask he can’t remove. With a heart-felt story and exciting action set in a far-off land, Utawarerumono will appeal to fans of Inuyasha. Make sure to get your dose of action and intrigue in what J-Ent calls, “A Riveting Must-See Series.”

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By | 2017-09-24T23:30:41+00:00 June 15th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

New Ah! My Goddess, Guyver and Godannar on DVD From ADV, Arriving July 10th

ADV ANNOUNCES JULY 10 RELEASES

HOUSTON, May 2, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you three titles that are sure to please fans of all genres. The second volume of the fan-favorite Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy, available by itself or with a special custom series art box to hold the entire series. Also available is the fifth volume of the action-packed Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor and the complete thin-packed collection of the fan-service filled Godannar! All these great titles will be available on July 10.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:31:24+00:00 May 14th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

From ADV on July 3: Gravion Complete Collection and More UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie

ADV ANNOUNCES JULY 3 RELEASES

HOUSTON, May 2, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you both seasons one and two of the sci-fi hit Gravion, as well as the season three, volume two release of UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie: Bride of Celestial Souls’ Day. Both titles will be available on July 3.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:31:54+00:00 May 6th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

ADV Gets Air

Fan-Favorite TV Series Launches in August, Movie to Follow

HOUSTON, April 27, 2007 — Today ADV Films co-founder Matt Greenfield announced that ADV has acquired exclusive home video and broadcast rights in North America for the anime series Air and the 85-minute Air Movie. Greenfield made the announcement during a panel at Anime Matsuri, South Texas’ largest anime convention. Volume one of the four-disc Air series will hit store shelves August 14, and the Air Movie is slated for release in late 2007.

Air is a fan-favorite series in Japan, having placed #32 in TV Asahi’s all time Top 100 Anime list (2006). A product of the famous production studio Kyoto Animation (Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, Inuyasha) and director Tatsuya Ishihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Kanon), Air is easily one of the most-anticipated series to reach our shores this year. The standalone Air Movie, which was produced by Toei (Air Gear, Kanon) and directed by Osamu Dezaki (Black Jack The Movie), is a fitting finale to the Air mania sweeping North America.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:32:09+00:00 April 28th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

ADV Announces June 19 Releases

HOUSTON, April 16, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the first volume of the futuristic sci-fi thriller 009-1 as well as the third volume of this year’s premiere title, Le Chevalier D’Eon. Both of these amazing titles will be available on June 19!

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By | 2017-09-24T23:32:53+00:00 April 19th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

ADV Announces June 12 Releases

HOUSTON, April 9, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the continuation of two titles. Volume two of the sci-fi masterpiece Kurau Phantom Memory and volume four of the insane Paniponi Dash! will be available on June 12!

KURAU PHANTOM MEMORY: DOUBLE JEOPARDY

“Great Visuals Complement a Story as Much About Relationships as Action…”
– Anime News Network

ADV Films is proud to bring you the second volume of Kurau Phantom Memory, the sci-fi saga that has critics applauding. The second volume will be available in both a regular edition and a special edition with a custom series art box on June 12.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:33:31+00:00 April 11th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments

Anime Network Scores New SVOD Carriage With WideOpenWest

Network Rollout to Additional Homes in Michigan, Cleveland and Illinois

HOUSTON, TX – March 26, 2007 – Continuing to expand its reach as North America’s largest video-on-demand (VOD) offering, Anime Network has signed a carriage agreement with WideOpenWest (WOW!) to launch its popular subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) service in Michigan, Cleveland and Illinois. America’s #1 Anime Channel is now available to WOW! Digital Cable customers, a move that builds on the network’s current total reach of more than 40 million homes.

“We are very pleased at the opportunity to work with WideOpenWest in delivering our programming to new viewers in these markets,” said Kevin McFeeley, the Network’s Vice President of Affiliate Sales and New Media. “It is always gratifying to see more and more operators like WOW! realize the tremendous appeal and entertainment value of anime.”

In Q4 2006, Anime Network announced SVOD deals with Insight, RCN and Cogeco Cable, Inc. and linear deals with operators in Puerto Rico, Missouri, Texas, Florida and Wisconsin. Additionally, the network made its first deal on the mobile platform, with special clips available in premium packages for Sprint Mobile subscribers.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:34:20+00:00 March 26th, 2007|AD Vision, Press Releases|0 Comments