MEDIA BLASTERS ANNOUNCES
AN APRIL SHOWER OF SPRING TITLES FOR EVERY TASTE IMAGINABLE!
(Belleville, New Jersey) Media Blasters Inc. is pleased to announce the first-time blu-ray releases of RAMEN FIGHTER MIKI on April 12th and Ryuhei Kitamura’s ALIVE, and KUNOICHI LADY NINJA on April 19th. April 26th will see two premiere adult OVAs from Kitty Media- THE SHAPE OF LOVE and FOUR FOR FOREPLAY!
RAMEN FIGHTER MIKI: FULL COURSE April 12
In a world where terror grips the land, one girl walks the fine line between life and death to bring us her own special brand of ramen. Miki Onimaru works at her mother’s ramen noodle shop making deliveries, waiting tables and attracting customers with her cute, irresistible charm. But somehow, Miki can’t complete even the most simple tasks without employing her bone-crunching, skull-splitting martial arts skills! Can Miki get through the day without messing up and enraging her mom, who makes Miki look like a gentle kitten in comparison? (12 Episode Anime series)
ALIVE (Director’s Cut) April 19
From director Ryuhei Kitamura (VERSUS, GODZILLA FINAL WARS, AZUMI) For the brutal revenge killing of his girlfriend’s rapists,Tenshu is sentenced to die in the electric chair. Resigned to his fate and unremorseful for his crime, he amazingly survives his high voltage execution! Now, Tenshu is offered two strange choices: another attempt to fry in the chair or volunteer to be a guinea pig in a bizarre government experiment involving a strange alien life form! Now begins the ultimate punishment as Tenshu’s fight for survival takes on epic dimensions! Based on a popular manga by Tsutomu Takahashi (SKY HIGH). (Live Action Feature Film)
KUNOICHI LADY NINJA April 19
Stars action icon Yuko Moriyama (Zeiram 1 & 2). In feudal Japan, the evil Lord Akinari rules the prefecture with his private troops known as the 7 Spears. These trained assassins, highly skilled in Ninjutsu and sorcery, abduct women for Akinari’s personal pleasure. When the 7 Spears massacred the Hori clan, only seven daughters survived. Together, the women swear an oath to avenge their clan using the powers of Kunoichi within each of them. With the help of the sword master Jyubei Yagyuu they travel to Aizu to slay their enemies! Based on the novel by Futaro Yamada. (Live Action Feature Film)
First time on blu-ray! Mizuho is the very model of a well-behaved young man. Kind, intelligent, a true gentleman. When he can’t refuse his grandfather’s dying wish, Mizuho finds himself enrolling into the same school his mother attended- an exclusive academy for young ladies! He’s able to blend in with the help of a childhood friend who also attends there but it’s not easy for a boy to keep a low profile at the all-girl school. Questionable situations, uncomfortable rivalries and the occasional disaster follow him on his amusing, heartwarming and gender-bending journey toward self-discovery, true friendship and unrequited love! (Contains all 13 episodes)
SHAPE OF LOVE: DO YOU HATE GIRLS WITH DIRTY MINDS? April 26 – BD May 10 – DVD
The secret world behind the amateur porn magazines. Young girls discover that it is really easy to make money working for some guys that take photos of their sexual life. And some of them just get hot, crazy and wild! Absolutely Not For Children! (Adult Anime 2-episode OVA)
FOUR FOR FOREPLAY
Absolutely Not For Children!
Takumi is a high school student whose father surprises him with two new sexy step-sisters! Add the two voluptuous vixens next door into the mix and Takumi’s life has become much more interesting, to say the least! Absolutely not for children! (Adult Anime 2-episode OVA)
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RAMEN FIGHTER MIKI: Pre-Book:3/15/22/ Street Date: 4/12/22/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2210/ UPC: 631595221084/ Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 (4 x 3)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $29.99/. Languages: Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: 13 And Older/ Approx. 300 minutes total. (2 BDs)
ALIVE: Pre-Book:3/22/22/ Street Date: 4/19/22/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2211/ UPC: 631595221183/ Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo & 5.1 Surround Stereo/ SRP: $19.99/Languages: English Dubbed and Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: NR/ Approx. 119 minutes total.
KUNOICHI LADY NINJA: Pre-Book:3/22/22/ Street Date: 4/19/22/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2212/ UPC: 631595221282/ Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $19.99/. Languages: English Dubbed and Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: NR/ Approx. 105 minutes total.
SHAPE OF LOVE: Pre-Book:3/29/22/ Street Date: 4/26/22/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # KVBD-2213/ UPC: 631595221367/Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (4×3)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $29.99/ Pre-Book:3/29/22/ Street Date: 5/10/22(DVD FORMAT) Catalog # KVDVD-2214/ UPC: 631595221466/ SRP: $29.99/ Audio: 2.0 Digital Stereo. Languages: English Dubbed and Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: 18 And Older. Absolutely Not For Children!/ Approx. 60 minutes total.
FOUR FOR FOREPLAY: Pre-Book:3/29/22/ Street Date: 4/26/22/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # KVBD-2215/ UPC: 631595221565/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $29.99/ Pre-Book:3/29/22/ Street Date: 5/10/22 (DVD FORMAT) Catalog # KVDVD-2216/ UPC: 631595221664/ SRP: $29.99/ Audio: 2.0 Digital Stereo/ Languages: Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: 18 And Older. Absolutely Not For Children!/ Approx. 60 minutes total.
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RAMEN FIGHTER MIKI
“Pure Comic Mayhem”- Animenewsnetwork.com
“… a stylishly slick sci-fi flick.”- exclaim.ca
KUNOICHI LADY NINJA
“…features some seriously stimulating action sequences and lots of gorgeous, hyperactive camera work…” – allmovie.com
THE SHAPE OF LOVE
”… I adored this, and highly recommend it…”- trashonthecurb.wordpress.com
FOUR FOR FOREPLAY
“I really enjoyed this hentai and it is definitely my favorite…”- Koibito-H myanimelist.net