Media Blasters is an American entertainment corporation founded by John Sirabella and Sam Liebowitz, based in New York City. It is in the business of licensing, translating, and releasing to the North American market manga and anime compilations, Asian films and television series, and adult anime. It was founded on May 5, 1997.
AnimeWorks is the label used for the bulk of Media Blasters' anime titles. In addition, it also released the informative show Cosplay Encyclopedia in 1999, which showcased the world of cosplay for North American audiences.
The Kitty Media label is used for adult anime. The uncut versions of Kite and Mezzo Forte were released under this label.