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U.S. High Schools, Libraries and College Anime Clubs Offered Free Preview DVDs from ADV.

Date: 2004 December 03 17:03

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The folks at ADV US have just launched a new campaign ingeniously called Anime ADVocates. This sort of thing is a dream for a US otaku running an official anime club at their high school, library or college. Eligible applicants have the opportunity to get free anime preview DVDs, prizes and other goodies from ADV.

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Press release as follows:


HOUSTON, December 2, 2004— ADV Films is proud to formally announce its brand new official fan club program Anime ADVocates. By joining this new program, U.S. high school, library or college anime clubs will have the opportunity to receive FREE anime preview DVDs full of all the latest and greatest titles, prizes and other juicy goodies from ADV!

The Anime ADVocates program is designed to help clubs spread the joy of anime to others and keep fans up to date with the latest and greatest that ADV has to offer. "ADV feels very connected to our fan base," said Anne Armogida, Director of Marketing at ADV Films, "we seek to help them in any way we can by supporting them through Anime ADVocates." Along with free DVDs, Anime ADVocates plans on having exclusive games, contests and other fun activities for anime club members.

Anime ADVocates will begin its premier round of anime preview DVDs in December, so be sure to sign up and take advantage of this great opportunity!

To join or find out more information on Anime ADVocates and ADV Films check out the website at:, or contact Kristen, ADV's Anime Club Girl, at!

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

Anime Club Girl stylized drawing is a trademark of A.D. Vision, Inc. Design and layout © A.D. Vision, Inc. All rights reserved.

Source: ADV - Anime ADVocates
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