Date: 2004 November 18 16:56
Posted by Joe
We've just got the latest press release from G4techTv, who will be showing episodes 14-26 of Last Exile from December 6. Christmas looks like it's going to be fun for otaku on G4techTV too, with the Anime Unleashed marathon showing the entire series on Christmas Day!
Press release as follows:
FUTURISTIC ACTION AND ADVENTURE LIVES ON AS G4TECHTV PRESENTS ALL NEW EPISODES OF "LAST EXILE" ON ANIME UNLEASHED
Never-Before-Seen Episodes 14-26 Premiere
December 6 12:00-1:00AM ET/9:00-10:00PM PT
LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2004 – G4techTV offers viewers a chance to jump into an edgy mix of action and aerial adventure with the return of the acclaimed anime series "Last Exile," as part of the network's late-night block, Anime Unleashed. G4techTV will present this wildly popular, 26-part series in two-installments: episodes 1-13 air Monday through Sunday beginning November 29, followed by the premiere of never-before-seen episodes 14-26 weekdays beginning December 6. Fans can also catch a special Anime Unleashed marathon broadcast of the entire "Last Exile" series, episodes 1-26, on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25.
"Last Exile," produced by GONZO, one of Japan's premier animation studios, depicts the adventures of orphaned vanship sky porters, Claus and Lavie, whom become entangled in an epic battle between two countries gripped in an eternal war involving noble generals, magnificent air battleships and a mysterious war-mediating guild. The series has become especially well-known for its compelling characters, engaging plot, and state-of-the-art animation. G4techTV will give fans a special sneak peek at the conclusion of the "Last Exile" series, which will not be released on DVD until January 2005.
G4techTV licensed the exclusive North America television rights to "Last Exile" from GENEON ENTERTAINMENT (USA) INC.
Tune in to Anime Unleashed for "Last Exile" episodes 1-13, beginning Monday, November 29 through December 3 from 12:00-1:00 AM ET/9:00-10:00 PM PT. Never-before-seen episodes 14-26 premiere weekdays beginning Monday, December 6 through Tuesday, December 14 from 12:00-1:00AM ET/9:00-10:00PM PT. Finally, the entire "Last Exile" series, episodes 1-26, will air Christmas Day from 12 PM ET/9 AM PT to 1 AM ET/10 PM PT.
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 Corporation. To learn more, log onto www.g4techtv.com.
About Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc.
A leading supplier of Japanese animation in North America, GENEON ENTERTAINMENT (USA) INC. (www.Geneon-Ent.com) is a full-service producer and distributor of entertainment content including film, music, animation and television shows on DVD and CD. Continually introducing new and classic anime and live-action programming, as well as anime CD soundtracks, the company also serves as a creative partner to many of Japan's top anime production companies. Additionally, Geneon Entertainment distributes critically acclaimed musical performances on DVD and CD from renowned artists. Headquartered in Long Beach, California, Geneon Entertainment's parent company is Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu, Inc.
Dentsu Inc., founded in 1901, is the largest advertising agency brand and the fifth largest marketing and communications organization in the world. Based in Tokyo, Dentsu offers national, multinational and global clients the most comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services through its unique "Total Communications Services" approach. Dentsu has pioneered and set global standards for integrated communications, which in latter years have been adopted by a number of major international networks. The group has more than 6,000 clients and 14,447 full-time employees in both Japan and in its offices overseas. Consolidated revenues for fiscal term 03/04 were recorded at $2,679,705 billion. Dentsu is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.