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ADV Films Rescues CPM Titles

By Chris Beveridge     May 07, 2009


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ADV Films has put out their very basic solicitation information for the month of July and it contains some interesting titles to it. While the company hasn't announced anything new in terms of content not licensed in the US before, they have taken part in picking over the bones of CPM and coming away with a few "new" titles from that direction. Rescues this time around (with more probable) include MD Geist, Now and Then Here and There, Grave of the Fireflies and World of Narue. Add those to another round of re-releases of previously issued titles and there's a decent little run of titles to check out here.

Cover Art Title Release Date Runtime Price Studio Format
Aquarian Age Complete Collection (2009 Edition) 07-14-2009 325 mins $34.98 ADV Films
Burn Up! (2009 Edition) 07-14-2009 45 mins $14.98 ADV Films
Grave of the Fireflies 07-07-2009 89 mins $19.98 ADV Films
MD Geist 07-28-2009 91 mins $14.98 ADV Films
Mezzo Complete Collection (2009 Edition) 07-21-2009 325 mins $34.98 ADV Films
Now and Then, Here and There Complete Collection 07-07-2009 650 mins $29.98 ADV Films
Nuku Nuku, All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Complete Collection 07-28-2009 800 mins $39.98 ADV Films
Those Who Hunt Elves Complete Collection (2009 Edition) 07-07-2009 600 mins $39.98 ADV Films
World of Narue Complete Collection 07-21-2009 325 mins $29.98 ADV Films

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insaneben 5/7/2009 2:03:01 PM

I seriously hope that Sentai/ADV Films doesn't strip the extras out of Grave Of The Fireflies (the interview with Roger Ebert made a nice companion piece in CPM's double-disc re-release back in late 2002). If they do, then I have a bad feeling about what they're going to do to future re-releases. (Dare I say bastardizations? Of course I do.)

ChrisBeveridge 5/8/2009 6:27:14 AM

They simply may not have the rights for it though, as they may be retained by CPM even if CPM is defunct.

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