ADV Releases Madlax: Reality on DVD
HAKUGEI LEGEND OF THE MOBY DICK: THE MOAD TRAIL is the first volume in LEGEND OF THE MOBY DICK and was directed by Osamu Dezaki (THE ROSE OF VERSAILLES). Set in the far distant future, this series relocates the search for the great white to a crew of space borne scavengers and the doomed planet they must rally to protect.
As Ahab and his crew finally arrive on Planet Moad, Luckys home planet, they are greeted by none other than Moby Dick, himself. Facing off with his old adversary, Ahab is once again humbled and barely escapes with his life. The situation on Moad seems much worse than Lucky let on, as the crew finds the planet on its dying breath. As they march across a scorching desert to meet with the Moad Civilian Movement, tempers flare and friendships are tested in the sweltering sun. To make matters worse, the Federation forces, lead by the fearsome android Murato, pursue them at every turn.
HAKUGEI LEGEND OF THE MOBY DICK: THE MOAD TRAIL ($29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes eleven through 14, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include character sketches and a Space Whalers Lexicon, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.
WEDDING PEACH SEASON 2 is directed by Kunihiko Yuyama (POKEMON). The Love Angels play cupid as they try to hook their friends Akiko and Tajima up on a double date with Momoko and Yosuke. But the fire devil Igneous has other plans and unleashes a devil-wolf on our unsuspecting heroes. And as if fighting the devils wasn't hard enough, Momoko's got some new competition for Yosuke's love from the new transfer student... and boy is she jealous. Will she finally admit her true feelings? And who's that dressing up as Wedding Peach? Have the secret identities of the Love Angels finally been discovered?
WEDDING PEACH SEASON 2 ($39.98) is a DVD-only release including the entire second season plus the four sequel OVAs, presented in both English and Japanese with English subtitles.
GODANNAR: TWOS A COMBAT TEAM, THREES A CROWD is a genre-bending mecha anime series. Five years ago, as the Mimetic Beasts laid waste to Japan, Dannar Pilot Go saved young Anna Aoi's life. As they prepare to march down the aisle, a new Beast appears and Go is summoned into battle once more. But he's not going alone, not if his blushing bride-to-be can help it. If they can mate their robots' interlocking parts, they'll form the ultimate marriage of man, woman and machine.
GODANNAR: TWOS A COMBAT TEAM, THREES A CROWD ($29.98) is an anamorphic DVD-only release including episodes fourteen through seventeen, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Video extras include character profiles, mech profiles, production sketches, a swimsuit gallery, Top Secret Case Files, and a special segment, The Seven Mysteries, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.
PRINCESS TUTU: PRINZ UND RABE was directed by Junichi Sato (SAILOR MOON, KALEIDO STAR) and Shougo Koumoto (YOURE UNDER ARREST! SEASON 2) and produced by HAL Film Maker (KALEIDO STAR) and TBS (CHOBITS). The once pure prince is undergoing a change of heart or simply going under. The Raven, though still imprisoned, has begun to flex his talons, directing Kraehe to render unto him a heart that he can devour. Tutu must preserve the hearts of the innocent, but she will have to contend with her nemesis and her beloved.