Animejin News - 27th June 1999

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Manga Max 8 on sale
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The July edition of manga Max is now out, containing articles on Akira,
Overfiend IV, The Matrix, an extract from Helen McCarthy's forthcoming book
on Hayao Miyazaki, Korean director Kim Ki-Young, Tsukasa Hojo, Ghosts in
anime plus all the usual news and reviews.

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ADV Films Press Releases
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                ADV Films Presents A Brand New Title...

                          NINJA RESURRECTION
                         The Revenge of Jubei

                       RUNNING TIME 80 MINUTES 
                            CERTIFICATE 18 
                            ENGLISH DUBBED 
                      CATALOGUE NO: VHSNR/001UK 
                        BARCODE: 702727048135 
                     DEALER PRICE 8.84 RRP 12.99 

                     RELEASE DATE 2ND AUGUST 1999

          ADVERTISED IN ARCADE, BIZARRE, COMICS INTERNATIONAL, 
                  MANGA MAX, SFX AND TIMECODE.

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     ADV Films Continues With Another Action-Packed Instalment Of... 
 
                         STREET FIGHTER II V
                               Volume 2

In the second volume of Street Fighter II V, Ken, Ryu and Chun Li are
confronted by the Black Snake Gang and the Masked Hockey Crew as they try
to escape from the Kowloon Palace. Volume two brings three more enthralling
episodes from this popular beat 'em up series. 

                       RUNNING TIME 70 MINUTES 
                           CERTIFICATE 12
                           ENGLISH DUBBED 
                      GATALOGUE NO: VHSSF/002D 
                        BARCODE: 702727044632 
                    DEALER PRICE 8.84 RRP 12.99 

                     RELEASE DATE 2ND AUGUST 1999

         ADVERTISED IN ARCADE, BIZARRE, COMPUTER AND VIDEO GAMES,
            COMICS INTERNATIONAL, MANGA MAX, SFX AND TIMECODE.
                         
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Current UK anime release schedule
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Astroboy has now reappeared on the schedule for October. The theatrical
release of X/1999 has been reprieved, but put back to October. Magic Knight
Rayearth, which was also announced by Manga Video but withdrawn, is still
on hold. Note that for contractural reasons Perfect Blue cannot be released
on video until November at the earliest.

All of the following dates are subject to change.

28th June     : Tenchi The Movie 2 (P), Pretty Sammy vol. 3 (P),
                El Hazard 2 vol. 1 Limited Edition (P)
July          : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 4 (M)
5th July      : Legend of Crystania: Cave of the Sealed (A), Takegami (A)
2nd August    : El Hazard 2 vol. 1 (P), El Hazard 2 vol. 2 (P),
                Ninja Resurrection (A), Street Fighter II V vol. 2 (A)
August        : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 5 (M)
September     : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 6 (M)
October       : Astroboy vol. 1 (M), X/1999 (M - Theatrical)
                Fist of the North Star TV vol. 7 (M)

(A)=ADV Films, (M)=Manga Entertainment, (P)=Pioneer Anime, (V)=MVM

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