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    20TH CENTURY BOYS 3: REDEMPTION DVD Release Event at VIZ Cinema

    Source: VIZ Pictures Official Site: 20thboysfilms.com Special Thanks to Rieko Fuji

    20TH CENTURY BOYS 3: REDEMPTION (20-Seiki Shonen: Saishusho-Bokura no Hata, 2009), the final chapter of the smash hit sci-fi action trilogy based on the manga by Naoki Urasawa, will be available on Region 1 DVD starting June 1st. VIZ Pictures is celebrating the upcoming DVD release with a special one-night-only film screening event this month at the VIZ Cinema in San Francisco. VIZ Pictures presents a YUKIHIKO TSUTSUMI Film, Based on a manga by NAOKI URASAWA 20TH CENTURY BOYS 3: REDEMPTION 2009/Japan/35mm/with English subtitles/155 min./Color/16:9 anamorphic Day: Thursday, May 20th Time: 7pm Place: VIZ Cinema (NEW PEOPLE B-Level, 1746 Post St., SF, CA 94115) Ticket: $25 (including movie ticket, DVD, poster & more!) $10 (movie ticket only) No discounts apply Synopsis: It is now 2017, and after the spread of the deadly virus, a wall was built around Tokyo and people’s lives have been restricted. As World President, Friend tells everyone that aliens will destroy mankind and only those who believe in him will be saved. Kanna and Yoshitune both lead rebel groups in an attempt to fight against Friend. Maruo finally finds Kenji’s sister and Otcho makes his way back to Tokyo reuniting with Kanna. As a familiar song plays from the radio, is it proof that Kenji is still alive? At the same time, outside the wall, one man was determined to go see Kanna. Everyone is ready to make their final stand and all mysteries are soon revealed. Don`t worry if you missed the first two chapters (already on DVD), there`s a thorough recap at the beginning!


    About VIZ Pictures, Inc.

    Based in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Pictures, Inc. distributes Japanese live-action films and DVDs, with particular focus on Japanese "kawaii (cute) and cool" pop culture. VIZ Pictures approaches each release from a J-pop fan`s point of view to serve manga and anime generation in North America . VIZ Pictures titles include DEATH NOTE, KAMIKAZE GIRLS, LINDA LINDA LINDA, PING PONG, THE TASTE OF TEA, TRAIN MAN: DENSHA OTOKO and others. The company will continue to offer the hottest visual entertainment straight from the "Kingdom of Pop" for audiences of all ages in North America . VIZ Pictures, Inc. is an affiliate of VIZ Media, LLC, the San Francisco-based leading U.S. publisher of Japanese mangaand merchandise licensor of Japanese animation such as the popular NARUTO animated TV series. For more information please visit VIZ Pictures or www.viz.com.

    About VIZ Cinema

    VIZ Cinema is the nation’s first movie theatre devoted exclusively to Japanese film and anime. The 143-seat subterranean theatre is located in the basement of the NEW PEOPLE building and features plush seating, digital as well as 35mm projection, and a THX-certified sound system.


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