Lions Gate Press Release: Speed Racer - Volume 5

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  1. Ronald Epstein

    Ronald Epstein Administrator

    Jul 3, 1997
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    Final Volume In Popular Anime Fan’s Collection, DVD Features A Limited-Edition Mini Metal License Plate

    Street Date: 10/31/06
    Order Date: 10/4/06
    DVD SRP: $19.98

    This fall, the Speed Racer DVD collection is completed, as Lionsgate presents the final volume of the popular anime television series, Speed Racer – Volume 5. A must-have for all collectors and fans of Speed, Trixie and the rest of the gang, the release features the final eight episodes from the original “Speed Racer” television series, including “Motorcycle Apaches,” “Car with a Brain,” the two-part “Race Around the World” and more. Join Speed in his turbo-charged Mach 5 as they go on exciting adventures to the Grand Prix, defeating colorful villains such as Mr. Free Load, the international spies and the infamous Racer X. Speed Racer – Volume 5 will be available on DVD on October 31st for the suggested retail price of $19.98 and will come packaged with a limited-edition mini metal license plate (limited time offer).

    The Speed Racer DVD franchise has been a success since its launch in 2003, as Lionsgate has sold through more than 600,000 units of Volumes 1-4. The release of Speed Racer – Volume 5 will be supported by a targeting advertising and promotional campaign, including print ads in the NASCAR press and preview guide, as well as online promotions with “Speed Racer” fan sites.

    Year of Production: 1966

    Title Copyright: © 1966 Speed Racer Enterprises, Inc.

    Type: TV on DVD
    Rating: Not Rated
    Genre: Anime, Children, TV on DVD
    Closed Captioned: English & Spanish
    Format: Full screen
    Feature Running Time: 184 Minutes
    Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital
  2. Carlos Garcia

    Carlos Garcia Screenwriter

    Mar 11, 2004
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    Now that it's been released, does anyone have a review of this, the final disc of this classic cartoon?

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