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    Anime News Network Releases KITE LIBERATOR as Outlet`s First Streaming Anime Title

    Media Blasters’ Hit Sci-Fi Action Series Now Available Online in Both Dubbed and Subtitled Formats Source: MediaLab press release Special Thanks to Erik Jansen

    Anime News Network, the world’s largest anime web publication, has released its first full anime video program for legal online streaming: the hit science fiction anime KITE LIBERATOR. The show is the first full-length anime to be distributed by Anime News Network’s new Video Player portal, which was unveiled over the summer. Created by anime powerhouse Yasuomi Umetsu (ROBOT CARNIVAL, KITE, MEZZO FORTE), KITE LIBERATOR follows the life of teenager assassin Monaka, who’s a clumsy and shy girl by day and a mysterious, stealth-like killer by night. When her father, an astronaut on the International Space Station is the victim of a bizarre form of radiation poisoning, he becomes a hideous monster with lethal destructive powers. Filled with edge-of-your-seat action and tongue-in-cheek parody of established anime tropes, KITE LIBERATOR was released on DVD in Japan and North America in March of 2008. As of December 9, 2008, KITE LIBERATOR is available for free, with limited commercial interruption in both English dubbed and Japanese-with-subtitles formats at “We’re extremely excited to launch our new licensed anime content with KITE LIBERATOR,” said Anime News Network Editor-In-Chief Chris Macdonald. “As one of the top anime titles of 2008, KITE LIBERATOR is a show that our viewers will be excited to check out. There will be many other shows to come.”

    The Anime News Network video player offers its users free, high-quality streaming video. Subscribers to Anime News Network’s premium subscription platform get access to even higher quality video, approaching that of DVD. Licensors benefit from Anime News Network’s state-of-the-art content protection technology. The platform debuted with Anime News Network’s self-produced news magazine show ANIME NEWS NETWORK TV in July 2008, along with the biggest authorized collection of anime trailers on the Internet, now numbering over 400. KITE LIBERATOR is the first of three anime titles Anime News Network has licensed for online distribution from DVD distributor and producer Media Blasters. The other two include the twelve-part TV series GIRLS HIGH (Joshikoosei Gaaruzu Hai, 2006) and RAMEN FIGHTER MIKI (Muteki Kanban Musume, 2006). Both of those series will be made available in weekly installments beginning on December 15th. Both shows will be in Japanese with English subtitles.

    About Anime News Network, Inc.

    Founded in 1998, Anime News Network is the leading English source of up to date news on the anime and manga industries. From the in-depth coverage, analysis and commentary to the unparalleled resources of the online anime Encyclopedia, is the most popular anime information website in the world, in any language. Anime News Network also owns and operates the print publication Protoculture Addicts, the oldest English anime magazine still in publication. More information is available at

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