G4techTV has picked up three new adventure anime series, R.O.D-THE TV-, GUNGRAVE and GAD GUARD, from Geneon Ent.(USA) Inc. As part of the networks late night block, Anime Unleashed, R.O.D-THE TV- and GUNGRAVE will air throughout the month of October, Monday through Sunday, at 12:00 am (ET), 9:00 pm (PT). GAD GUARD will air every night at 12:00 am (ET), 9:00 pm (PT), beginning Nov. 8, 2004.
Anime Unleashed is an ongoing destination for the extensive anime fan base, commented Peter Green, svp of programming & production for G4techTV. These three new titles are surrounded with buzz and excitement and by bringing them to the late night block, G4techTV is making a major commitment to the fans.
R.O.D-THE TV- follows the adventures of three papermasters with the ability to manipulate paper into wild weapons and magical objects. GUNGRAVE is filled with revenge and redemption as a life of crime leads the main character, Brandon Heat, to a dark and uncertain future. GAD GUARD, a fast-paced series full of mecha carnage and destruction, focuses on a young boy-turned-superhero fighting injustice in a post-apocalyptic future.
G4techTV is the perfect home for our anime titles, said Youske Kobayashi, president/ceo of Geneon Ent. (USA) Inc. The network helps build enthusiasm for the anime category and were thrilled to be extending our relationship.
Formed by the May, 2004 merger of G4 and TechTV, G4techTV is the one and only 24-hour television network that is plugged into every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. The network is available in 50 million cable and satellite homes nationwide and airs 20 original series. Headquartered in Los Angeles, G4techTV is owned by Comcast Corp. To learn more, log onto www.g4techtv.com.
Geneon Ent.(USA) Inc. (www.Geneon-Ent.Com) is a full-service producer and distributor of entertainment software including film, music, animation and television shows on VHS, DVD and CD. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, Geneon Ent.s parent company is Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu, Inc.