ADV Releases Madlax: Reality on DVD
PRINCESS TUTU: PRINZ UND RABE ($29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes fourteen through eighteen, presented in both English and Japanese with English subtitles. Extras include a staff commentary with translators Sarah Lindholm and ADR writer Mike Yantosca, an In the Studio segment with the English-language voice actors, Chapter of the Egg Suite, the first of three Princess Tutu specials, this one recapping the first season, Etude, a video extra with information on the classical music selections used in the second season, split episode previews for the second season, the special on-air opening and ending used for the second season, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.
YUGO THE NEGOTIATOR: RUSSIA 2 REBIRTH is based upon the original manga by Shinji Makari and Shu Akana. In a harsh and frozen land, the prayer of a child will guide a dying nation to rebirth. Surviving snowstorms, betrayals and mind-numbing torture, Yugo has managed to infiltrate a KGB military base. Manipulating the organization from the inside out, he constructs a plan to negotiate with Major General Garrachova. Feared by enemies and allies alike, Garrachova would sooner see Yugo dead than meet his demands. Subjected to an interrogation that makes the rest of his trip seem like a vacation, Yugo must unlock the mystery of the Romanovski rings or be sentenced to death. His only hope lies in the hands of Nadenka, the rightful heir to the Romanovski fortune. Russias past, present and future collide as the age-old mystery of the rings is finally unlocked in the dramatic conclusion to Yugo the Negotiator.
YUGO THE NEGOTIATOR: RUSSIA 2 REBIRTH ($29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes five through seven, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include an interview with Director Hanai, an interview with Kenichi Imaizumi (Character Designs) and Kenichi Kanemaki (Series Planning), an interview with Scott McClennen and Eddie Shannon Jr. on the Japanese depiction of Russia, a Russia Music Video, and a Character Relationship Chart, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.
ES OTHERWISE: CALVARIA THE WILL OF THE PLANET, THE FATE OF THE CHOSEN is the sixth and final volume of the sci-fi series. Based on the hit comic series that original appeared in G FANTASY MONTHLY, the series was directed by Masami Shimoda (MACROSS 7, SABER MARIONETTE J) and produced by Studio Pierrot (SAIYUKI, NARUTO).
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into Gald, all hell breaks loose as Kai, Sherry, Kyou, Maxim, Maria, and the rest of the psychics turn the heat up full blast. Kai is trying to save Hikaru. Shen-Lon just wants his sister, Shin-Lu, back the way she was. Meanwhile, Eiji is realizing his evil plan is coming to fruition. He wants to rid the world of humans and have a population of only psychics...of which he is now one. Kai still believes the two races can co-exist, but Eiji will have nothing to do with that concept...no matter the cost. The secret of the Sacrament of Calvaria is finally revealed. Will it mean destruction for Gald? Will Eiji and Ashurum finally succeed in their diabolical plan? Can Yuuki, Kai, and Asuka save the world from what seems to be its inevitable doom and fate?
ES OTHERWISE: CALVARIA THE WILL OF THE PLANET, THE FATE OF THE CHOSEN ($29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes 23-26, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include an interview with English-language voice actors John Swasey and Chris Patton, Actor PSI Profiles and production sketches, plus clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.