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Central Park Media was an American multimedia entertainment company based in New York City, New York, that was active in the distribution of East Asian cinema, television series, anime, manga and manhwa titles in North America prior to its bankruptcy in 2009.

Licenses

Films

Title Release date (CPM) Release date (Japan) Label
Project A-ko 1991 June 21, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Grave of the Fireflies June 2, 1993 April 16, 1988 Central Park Media
Venus Wars October 20, 1993 March 11, 1989 Central Park Media
Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer November 1, 1993 February 11, 1984 U.S. Manga Corps
Odin - Photon Space Sailer Starlight May 7, 1996 August 10, 1985 Central Park Media
Darkside Blues May 6, 1997 October 8, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Art of Fighting June 3, 1997 December 23, 1993 U.S. Manga Corps
They Were Eleven September 16, 1997 November 1, 1986 Central Park Media
YuYu Hakusho: The Movie - Poltergeist Report March 3, 1998 April 9, 1994 Central Park Media
Harmagedon April 4, 1998 March 12, 1983 Central Park Media
Gall Force - Eternal Story August 4, 1998 July 26, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Silent Service July 7, 1998 December 18, 1995 U.S. Manga Corps
Roujin Z August 26, 1998 September 14, 1991 Central Park Media
Night on the Galactic Railroad Late 1990s July 13, 1985 Central Park Media
Garaga September 11, 2001 October 21, 1989 Central Park Media
Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie October 23, 2001 August 14, 1999 Central Park Media
Alien Nine July 8, 2003 May 13, 2001 Central Park Media
GoShogun: The Time Étranger October 14, 2003 April 27, 1985 Central Park Media
Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek October 30, 2005 September 1, 2004 Central Park Media
Negadon: The Monster from Mars July 11, 2006 November 5, 2005 Central Park Media

OVAs

Title Eps. CPM Start CPM End Original Start Original End Label
The Humanoid 1 1992 March 5, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
The Supergal/Maris the Chojo 1 1992 May 21, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
MD Geist 1 1992 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Akai Hayate 1 1992 May 21, 1991 November 21, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past 1 February 25, 1993 October 8, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Mermaid Forest 1 March 3, 1993 August 16, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Laughing Target 1 April 7, 1993 March 21, 1987 U.S. Manga Corps
Dominion: Tank Police 4 October 20, 1993 November 1, 1993 May 27, 1988 August 11, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Roots Search 1 November 1, 1993 September 10, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Wanna-Be's 1 November 1, 1993 December 25, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Crystal Triangle 1 November 1, 1993 July 22, 1987 U.S. Manga Corps
Fire Tripper 1 1993 December 16, 1985 U.S. Manga Corps
Project A-ko 2: Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group 1 1993 May 21, 1987 U.S. Manga Corps
Cyber City Oedo 808 3 November 7, 1995 June 21, 1990 October 4, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Yotoden 3 August 5, 1997 ???? May 21, 1987 November 5, 1988 U.S. Manga Corps
Spirit Warrior 3 August 5, 1997 ???? April 21, 1988 September 21, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer 3 September 2, 1997 ???? September 27, 1996 January 31, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Guardian of Darkness 3 October 7, 1997 February 3, 1998 March 23, 1990 January 24, 1992 U.S. Manga Corps
Gall Force 2 - Destruction 1 ???? November 21, 1987 U.S. Manga Corps
Ultimate Teacher 1 ???? February 6, 1988 U.S. Manga Corps
Project A-ko 3: Cinderella Rhapsody 1 ???? June 20, 1988 U.S. Manga Corps
Demon City Shinjuku 1 ???? October 25, 1988 U.S. Manga Corps
Gall Force 3 - Stardust War 1 ???? November 2, 1988 U.S. Manga Corps
Project A-ko 4: FINAL 1 ???? October 7, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Cybernetics Guardian 1 ???? November 1, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Project A-ko: Grey Side/Blue Side 2 ???? 1990 U.S. Manga Corps
Sohryuden - Legend of the Dragon Kings 12 ???? 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Mask of Zeguy 3 ???? May 21, 1993 U.S. Manga Corps
Fencer of Minerva 2 ???? 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
MD Geist II - Death Force 1 ???? March 1, 1996 U.S. Manga Corps
DNA² 3 ???? ???? February 21, 1995 June 25, 1995 U.S. Manga Corps
Hades Project Zeorymer 4 ???? November 26, 1988 February 21, 1990 U.S. Manga Corps
Explorer Woman Ray 2 ???? May 26, 1989 June 23, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Blue Sonnet 5 ???? July 16, 1989 June 25, 1990 U.S. Manga Corps
Locke the Superman: Lord Leon 3 January 7, 1997 October 23, 1989 December 15, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Gall Force: Earth Chapter 3 ???? December 25, 1989 December 1, 1990 U.S. Manga Corps
Iczer Reborn 6 ???? September 25, 1990 February 25, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Record of Lodoss War 13 ???? June 30, 1990 November 20, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Gall Force: New Era 2 ???? December 1, 1991 February 26, 1992 U.S. Manga Corps
Spirit Warrior 2 ???? April 25, 1994 May 25, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Genocyber 5 ???? May 24, 1994 July 21, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Iria - Zeiram the Animation 5 ???? 1994 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Maze 2 ???? July 24, 1996 September 21, 1996 U.S. Manga Corps
Garzey's Wing 3 ???? September 21, 1996 April 9, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Hyper Speed GranDoll 3 ???? August 23, 1997 December 18, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Virgin Fleet 3 ???? April 25, 1998 U.S. Manga Corps
The Heroic Legend of Arslan 6 ???? August 17, 1991 December 22, 1993 U.S. Manga Corps
Tokyo Babylon 1 March 19, 1996 October 21, 1992 U.S. Manga Corps
Tokyo Babylon 2 1 March 19, 1996 March 21, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Judge 1 October 8, 1996 June 15, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
My My Mai 2 October 8, 1996 December 3, 1996 December 16, 1993 January 21, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Legend of Lemnear 1 1996 July 25, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Here Is Greenwood 5 1996 November 22, 1991 March 26, 1993 U.S. Manga Corps
Black Jack 2 May 6, 1997 ???? December 21, 1993 July 25, 2000 U.S. Manga Corps
Ayane's High Kick 2 1998 1996 1996 U.S. Manga Corps
Battle Arena Toshinden 2 May 19, 1997 June 21, 1996 August 21, 1996 U.S. Manga Corps
Area 88 2 January 1, 1998 February 5, 1985 June 15, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Big Wars 1 October 14, 1998 August 6, 1993 U.S. Manga Corps
Grappler Baki: The Ultimate Fighter 1 December 1, 1998 August 21, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Birdy the Mighty 2 January 1999 July 25, 1996 February 21, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Agent Aika 2 ??? April 25, 1997 April 25, 1999 U.S. Manga Corps
Geobreeders: Get Back the Kitty 2 ??? 1998 1998 U.S. Manga Corps
Geobreeders: Breakthrough 2 ??? 2000 2000 U.S. Manga Corps
Strange Love 2 February 2, 1999 March 21, 1997 June 21, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Knights of Ramune 6 June 1, 1999 May 21, 1997 November 21, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Wild Cardz 2 December 14, 1999 May 21, 1997 September 26, 1997 U.S. Manga Corps
Shamanic Princess 2 February 13, 2001 1996 U.S. Manga Corps
Labyrinth of Flames 2 February 12, 2001 September 25, 2000 U.S. Manga Corps
Sprite: Between Two Worlds 2 February 13, 2001 1996 U.S. Manga Corps
Rhea Gall Force 1 April 11, 2001 March 21, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Battle Skipper 3 May 1, 2001 August 23, 1995 December 16, 1995 U.S. Manga Corps
Harlock Saga 3 May 9, 2001 1999 1999 U.S. Manga Corps
Angel Sanctuary 3 July 10, 2001 May 25, 2000 August 25, 2000 U.S. Manga Corps
RG Veda 2 August 14, 2001 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Detonator Orgun 3 September 11, 2001 August 25, 1991 April 25, 1992 U.S. Manga Corps
Maetel Legend 1 March 12, 2002 2000 U.S. Manga Corps
Ariel Visual 2 Fenruary 11, 2003 July 21, 1989 August 21, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Ariel Deluxe 2 Fenruary 11, 2003 January 21, 1991 April 21, 1991 U.S. Manga Corps
Cat Soup 1 September 9, 2003 February 21, 2001 U.S. Manga Corps
Animation Runner Kuromi 1 September 9, 2003 March 30, 2001 U.S. Manga Corps
Patlabor the Mobile Police 7 October 14, 2003 April 25, 1988 June 25, 1989 U.S. Manga Corps
Photon: The Idiot Adventures 6 January 27, 2004 November 21, 1997 February 18, 1999 U.S. Manga Corps
Arcade Gamer Fubuki 3 April 9, 2004 February 25, 2002 January 25, 2003 U.S. Manga Corps
Domain of Murder 1 June 8, 2004 September 1, 1992 U.S. Manga Corps
Shootfight Tekken 3 August 24, 2004 December 7, 2004 January 31, 2002 March 28, 2002 U.S. Manga Corps
Ichi the Killer: Episode Zero 1 September 21, 2004 September 27, 2002 U.S. Manga Corps
Munto 1 November 9, 2004 2003 U.S. Manga Corps
Time Bokan: Royal Revival 2 January 11, 2005 November 26, 1993 January 1, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Patlabor the Mobile Police: The New Files 16 June 14, 2005 October 11, 2005 November 22, 1990 April 23, 1992 U.S. Manga Corps
Kizuna 2 August 9, 2005 October 11, 2005 August 12, 1994 December 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Outlanders 1 February 7, 2006 December 16, 1986 U.S. Manga Corps
Munto 2: Beyond the Walls of Time 1 April 4, 2006 2004 U.S. Manga Corps
Animation Runner Kuromi 2 1 May 9, 2006 January 28, 2004 U.S. Manga Corps

TV series

Title Eps. CPM Start CPM End Original Start Original End Label
DNA² 12 ???? ???? October 7, 1994 December 23, 1994 U.S. Manga Corps
Dancouga - Super Beast Machine God 38 1995 1995 April 5, 1985 December 27, 1985 Central Park Media
Slayers 26 1996 1998 April 7, 1995 September 29, 1995 Software Sculptors
Revolutionary Girl Utena 39 November 3, 1998 2000 April 2, 1997 December 24, 1997 U.S Manga Corps
Slayers NEXT 26 1999 1999 April 5, 1996 September 27, 1996 Software Sculptors
Slayers TRY 26 2000 2000 April 4, 1997 September 26, 1997 Software Sculptors
Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight 27 October 17, 2000 April 1, 1998 September 30, 1998 Central Park Media
Ping Pong Club 26 2000 2001 April 5, 1995 September 27, 1995 U.S. Manga Corps
Armed Trooper Votoms 52 2001 2001 April 1, 1983 March 25, 1984 U.S. Manga Corps
Nightwalker: The Midnight Detective 12 January 9, 2001 June 12, 2001 July 8, 1998 September 23, 1998 Central Park Media
Metal Fighter Miku 13 June 26, 2001 July 8, 1994 September 30, 1994 Software Sculptors
Maze 25 July 10, 2001 April 2, 1997 September 24, 1997 Software Sculptors
Patlabor the Mobile Police 47 August 6, 2001 August 9, 2005 October 11, 1989 September 26, 1990 U.S. Manga Corps
Now and Then, Here and There 13 January 9, 2002 May 14, 2002 October 14, 1999 January 20, 2000 Central Park Media
Legend of Himiko 12 July 9, 2002 November 12, 2002 January 7, 1999 March 31, 1999 U.S. Manga Corps
Animated Classics of Japanese Literature 34 2003 2003 April 25, 1986 October 15, 1987 Central Park Media
Machine Robo: Revenge of Chronos 47 June 10, 2003 June 8, 2004 July 3, 1986 May 7, 1987 U.S. Manga Corps
Descendants of Darkness 13 January 14, 2003 July 8, 2003 October 2, 2000 June 24, 2001 Central Park Media
The World of Narue 12 April 13, 2004 April 5, 2003 June 28, 2003 Central Park Media
Shadow Star NaruTaru 13 April 12, 2005 November 8, 2005 July 7, 2003 September 29, 2003 Central Park Media

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