MEDIA BLASTERS ANNOUNCES
MEDIA BLASTERS ANNOUNCES AWESOME HALF-DOZEN FOR AUTUMN! DOOMED MEGALOPOLIS, VOODOO VIRUS, THE ORACLE, WICKED LAKE, MAID TO PLEASE and KITTY VAULT KLASSICS #1 FOR NOV. 9TH!
(Belleville, New Jersey) Just as the summer swelter subsides from a boil to a simmer, Media Blasters turns up the heat in the home entertainment arena with a steamy slate of fine fare consisting of six titles sure to please on September 28th! Live action films include the blu-ray debuts of BLACK BELT, Kenta Fukasaku’s X-CROSS and a reissue of SHADOW: DEAD RIOT starring Tony Todd. For anime fans, there’s 10 TOKYO WARRIORS, an anime action epic for teens, and two absolutely not for children OVAs- AFTER… THE ANIMATION and FLESHDANCE: ENCORE EDITION!
(New Jersey) Media Blasters Inc. is pleased to announce six fall releases for November 9th- DOOMED MEGALOPOLIS, a fan favorite fantasy anime epic that returns in HD for the first time! To keep the Halloween vibe flowing there’s VOODOO VIRUS, an all-new, live-action, thrill-packed feature making its world premiere, Roberta Findlay’s THE ORACLE, an 80’s cult shocker fully restored in 4K and the fully-loaded encore edition of WICKED LAKE! Last but not least, we unveil MAID TO PLEASE and the first installment of KITTY’S VAULT KLASSICS for the 18 and up crowd!
DOOMED MEGALOPOLIS: COMPLETE COLLECTION
(4 episodes) To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the supernatural anime classic makes its stunning blu-ray premiere! An evil sorcerer bent on crushing the “greatest city on earth” uses dark powers to awaken the destructive spirit of Tokyo’s historic “guardian.” To save the city, a team of occultists, scientists and children become embroiled in a multi-decade supernatural struggle to oppose the forces of darkness! Long out of print, the epic four-chapter saga returns in all it’s horrific glory! Includes the original Japanese language audio with English subtitles and an English dubbed audio track. (135 mins.)
VOODOO VIRUS (World Premiere)
A lethal, powdered drug hits the streets and its consumption is spreading a wave of crime and murder across the city! When two private detectives, James and Patricia, are hired to find a missing person named Cassidy, several clues lead them to a strange church established by the charismatic high voodoo priestess, Mama Dominique. They discover that the priestess rules a parish of punk killers who obey her every command and distribute the viral zombie powder to create an army of subservient and blood-thirsty zombies! When James and Patricia meet Sammie, they learn that she is
the only woman who possesses the will and power to confront Mama and her undead minions and prevent the voodoo apocalypse! (approx. 90 mins.)
ROBERTA FINDLAY’S THE ORACLE
Newly restored and remastered from a 4K scan! Moving into a creepy apartment formerly occupied by an old psychic, Jennifer and her husband discover ‘The Oracle’- a mysterious occult device that enables one to communicate with the dead! Jennifer enters the spirit realm when she is contacted by the ghost of a murdered man who seeks her help to enact revenge on his murderers. As the tormented spirit terrorizes and manipulates Jennifer, she finds herself in the dangerous and direct path of dark, violent forces! From pioneer grindhouse filmmaker, Roberta Findlay (Tenement, Blood Sisters). Includes special features. (94 mins.)
WICKED LAKE: ENCORE EDITION
Four young women embark on a road trip to the mountains for a weekend getaway. Unbeknownst to them, a group of deranged hillbilly misfits follow them to their secluded lakeside cabin. At first, the women appear to be easy prey for the predatory perverts until the fateful stroke of midnight when the tables are turned and all hell, literally, breaks loose! Features Tim Thomerson (Trancer and Puppet Master series) and a crushing music score by Ministry’s Al Jorgensen. This 2-disc set includes the uncut theatrical version plus the re-imagined Director’s Cut and special features!
MAID TO PLEASE (OSHIETE RE MAID)
Absolutely not for children! Akito runs an academy where he trains maids for professional domestic work and erotic night duties. Currently, he has his hands more than full as he tries to educate an incorrigible group of student maids in the finer arts of personal servitude. The question remains, will he succeed and salvage what little is left of his own sanity? For viewers 18 and up. (approx. 60 mins.)
KITTY VAULT KLASSICS #1: MY FAIR MASSEUSE/ SEXORCIST
AFTER… THE ANIMATION
An absolutely not for children blast from the past! MY FAIR MASSEUSE- Moko is a masseuse who has that special touch sure to satisfy her male clients and release their pent up stress. Of all the women in her profession, Moko is the most popular because she obviously enjoys her work just as much as her clients do! (1 episode, 40 mins.) SEXORCIST- ‘Silhouettes’ are robots controlled by human thoughts, originally created to help mankind. But when human thoughts turn lustful, Silhouettes can become very dangerous! Rika and Sandy, two Silhouette scientists, are drawn into the underworld of sex crimes to expose the evil men who have perverted their mechanical creations. For viewers 18 and up. (1 episode, 40 mins.)
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DOOMED MEGALOPOLIS: MEGA COLLECTION: Pre-Book: 10-5-21/ Street Date: 11-9-21/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2149/ UPC: 631595214987/ Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 (4 x 3)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $29.99/ (DVD FORMAT) Catalog # MBDVD-2150/ UPC: 631595215083/ SRP: $19.99/ Audio: 2.0 Digital Stereo. Languages: English Dubbed and Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: 16 And Up/ Approx. 135 minutes total.
VOODOO VIRUS: Pre-Book:10-5-21/ Street Date: 11-9-21/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2151/ UPC: 631595215182/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $19.99/ (DVD FORMAT) Catalog # MBDVD-2152/ UPC: 631595215281/ SRP: $14.99/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 Digital Stereo/ Not Rated/ Approx. 90 minutes total.
THE ORACLE (Restored & remastered from 4K): Pre-Book: 10-5-21/ Street Date: 11-9-21/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2153/ UPC: 631595215380/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $19.99/ (DVD FORMAT) Catalog # MBDVD-2154/ UPC: 631595215489/ SRP: $14.99/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 Digital Stereo/Rated: R/ Approx. 94 minutes total.
WICKED LAKE: ENCORE EDITION: Pre-Book: 10-5-21/ Street Date: 11-9-21/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # MBBD-2155/ UPC: 631595215588/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $14.99/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: 5.1 Surround & 2.0 PCM/ 5.1 Digital Surround & 2.0 Digital Stereo/Not Rated/ Approx. 222 minutes total. (2 discs-BD + DVD)
MAID TO PLEASE: Pre-Book:10-5-21/ Street Date: 11-9-21/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # KVBD-2157/ UPC: 631595215786/ Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 (16 x 9)/ Audio: Japanese 2.0 PCM Stereo & English 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $29.99/ (DVD FORMAT) Catalog # KVDVD-2158/ UPC: 63159521588/ SRP: $29.99/ Audio: Japanese 2.0 Digital Stereo & English 2.0 Digital Stereo. Languages: English Dubbed and Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: 18 And Up/ Approx. 60 minutes total.
KITTY’S VAULT KLASSICS #1: MY FAIR MASSEUSE/ SEXORCIST: Pre-Book:10-5-21/ Street Date: 11-9-21/(BLU-RAY FORMAT) Catalog # KVBD-2156/ UPC: 631595215687/ Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 (4 x 3)/ Audio: Japanese 2.0 PCM Stereo & English 2.0 PCM Stereo/ SRP: $29.99/Languages: English Dubbed and Original Japanese Language with English Subtitles/ Rated: 18 And Up/ Approx. 80 minutes total.
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DOOMED MEGALOPOLIS: MEGA COLLECTION
“The unrelentingly dark and creepy premise combines loads of grotesque imagery with a strong mix of supernatural and psychological terrors, and the result looks like something from one of Sigmund Freud’s worst nightmares.” – Anime News Network
“Doomed Megalopolis is a very well-made horror show that is just a bit too creepy for its own good.”- The Anime Review
“It delivers.”- ign.com
“… Spooky, creepy, crazy visions of murder.” – futurefortune.deep-ice.com
“A pretty damn fun film.”- Dread Central
“A thinking person’s martial arts saga.”- Variety
“The martial arts are excellent in this movie. The scenery… is reason (enough) to see this movie but the Karate is spectacular.”- David Ito, Aikido Center of Los Angeles
“At both times cerebral and stirring, there are exuberant and complex characters with more than enough excitement to not only cater to the art crowd but those seeking some intense, bone shattering action. The highest accolades for everyone involved.” – Venoms5, Kung Fu Fandom
SHADOW: DEAD RIOT
“A Cult Classic is born… Totally off its rocker” – The New York Times
“The Film is fun, smart and different.” – HorrorNews.net
“X-Cross” is a great audience movie — it delivers the action-horror goods… It’s brilliant in its own way…”- efilmcritic.com
“With good character designs, enjoyable animation and a number of fun scenes to it, it delivers straightforward hentai in a way that leaves you smiling and enjoying how it all comes together.”- Chris Beveridge, The Fandom Post