Date: 2004 September 23 15:13
Posted by Joe
ADV USA are releasing a DVD set for Hello Kitty fans. The DVD has over 5 hours of the famous Kitty and her friends. True otaku will note that Hello Kitty is voiced by Monica Rial, who we interviewed last month.
Press Release As Follows:
ADV FILMS ANNOUNCES HELLO KITTY® & FRIENDS: HOLIDAY FUN
A SPECIAL HOLIDAY TREAT WITH HELLO KITTY AND ALL HER FRIENDS
HOUSTON, September 23, 2004—ADV Films, the #1 producer-distributor of anime in the U.S., today announced a November 2, 2004 release date for Hello Kitty® & Friends: Holiday Fun, a deluxe two-disc set collection featuring ten of your favorite episodes from Hello Kitty® & Friends, plus two bonus mini-episodes and three all-new special episodes found no place else! The holidays are a perfect time for friends and family to get together and enjoy the season, and what better way to do this than with Hello Kitty and all of her adorable friends!
If you're ready for some fun-filled play or exciting adventure, Hello Kitty is close by, and so are all her pals! There's Hello Kitty and her sister Mimmy, Keroppi the frog, Pekkle the duck, Pochacco the puppy – even Kuppi the little reindeer. The Holiday Fun Collection also has three more adventures you can't get anywhere else! Hello Kitty says "It's nice to have all your friends together in one place!"
Hello Kitty® & Friends: Holiday Fun (SRP $29.98) is a 2-disc double sided DVD release, containing fifteen complete episodes, including two bonus mini-episodes and three brand new episodes never before seen. Episodes feature English 2.0-language audio.
About ADV Films:
In the 12 years since its inception, ADV Films has become the #1 producer-distributor of Japanese animation ("anime") for the North American market and has also developed a leadership position in the UK. With best-selling titles such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, RahXephon, Robotech, Full Metal Panic!, Hello Kitty and Azumanga Daioh, ADV Films' extensive catalog is fueling the popularity of anime around the globe. ADV Films' library also includes popular live-action science fiction programs such as The Jim Henson Company's Farscape, the nationally syndicated Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda and the Saturn Award-nominated Mutant X.
Parent company, A.D. Vision, Inc., encompasses a multitude of complementary media divisions, spanning publishing, television, licensing and merchandising and continues to expand into new areas. Its Anime Network™ is America's first and only television network dedicated to bringing anime and anime-related programming to consumers nationwide via digital cable 24 hours a day. The company has two publishing arms: Newtype USA, the premier anime and manga monthly magazine, and ADV Manga™, dedicated to publishing graphic novels. Most recently, the company formed ADV Toys™, creating exclusive toys and collectible merchandise based upon the company's extensive original content holdings. Headquartered in Houston, the company has offices in Europe and Japan. For more information, visit www.advfilms.com.
HELLO KITTY® & FRIENDS: HOLIDAY FUN
Volume: 1 of 1
Running Time: 350 minutes
Age Rating: All
Pre-Book Date: 10/5/04
Street Date: 11/2/04