Central Park Media Sets Anime Release for June 8

On June 8, 2004, Central Park Media set to release URUSEI YATSURA MOVIE 2: BEAUTIFUL DREAMER, BLACK JACK: INCUBATION, SPIRIT WARRIOR: A HARVEST OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS, SPIRIT WARRIOR DVD COLLECTION, DOMAIN OF MURDER, MACHINE ROBO: REVENGE OF CRONOS: VOLUME 3 and THE BONDAGE MASTER on DVD. All DVDs will have audio tracks in both English and Japanese with English subtitles.

URUSEI YATSURA MOVIE 2: BEAUTIFUL DREAMER Collector's Series Edition was directed by Mamoru Oshii, director of JIN-ROH: THE WOLF BRIGADE and PATLABOR: THE MOBILE POLICE. It follows Ataru, a teenage loser who encounters the beautiful and electrifying space princess Lum. Digitally re-mastered and re-packaged DVD includes a feature-length director's commentary by Mamoru Oshii. It will sell for $29.99.

BLACK JACK: INCUBATION ($24.99) is from the creator of ASTROBOY and METROPOLIS. The mercenary doctor Black Jack faces a harrowing paranormal mystery when a young man is haunted by visions and strange wounds that appear, bleed, and disappear without a trace.

SPIRIT WARRIOR: A HARVEST OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS ($19.99) is from the director of ARMITAGE: DUAL MATRIX. After a demonic spirit, The Mistress of the Underworld, possesses a famous actress, apprentice exorcist Kujaku is the only one who can save her. The DVD includes the final chapter of the series.

SPIRIT WARRIOR DVD COLLECTION ($79.99) is from the director of METROPOLIS and X: THE MOVIE and the producers of VAMPIRE HUNTER D: BLOODLUST and REIGN: THE CONQUEROR. Kujaku, a young demon-slayer with no memory of his past, struggles with superpowers beyond his control. DVD collection includes a re-mastered and re-packaged DVD for VOLUME 1: REVIVAL OF EVIL, which is only available in this box set. And in addition, VOLUME 1: REVIVAL OF EVIL and VOLUME 2: REGENT OF DARKNESS both contain director's commentary by Rintaro.

DOMAIN OF MURDER ($19.99) is from Hiroshi Morioka (.HACK//SIGN). On the trail of a missing husband, private investigator Goro crosses paths with a deranged killer.

MACHINE ROBO: REVENGE OF CRONOS: VOLUME 3 ($19.99) follows a robot warrior named Drill who returns to his hometown to find it ravaged by war.

Central Park Media is a leading supplier of anime in the United States. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U. S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors. For more information, visit www.centralparkmedia.com.

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