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April 8, 2009

News for Spring Anime Kaiju Experience 2009:

SAKE holds contest for tickets to Death Note III Screenings

VIZ Media works with Spring Anime Kaiju Experience to give away 40 free tickets to Death Note III

Randolph MA (April , 2009) - Spring Anime Kaiju Experience and VIZ Media are working together to give away 40 tickets to New England area fans of the limited, nationwide screening of DEATH NOTE III: L CHANGE THE WORLD. Through NCM Fathom's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network, the epic manga turned anime turned live-action hit will be in select digital theaters across the country only on April 29 and 30 at 7:30 PM. New England fans can enter the drawing for these tickets at the Spring Anime Kaiju Experience on April 11, 2009.
Following successful nationwide screenings of DEATH NOTE and DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME in 2008, VIZ Pictures and NCM Fathom are teaming up once again for a special two night, multi-city US theatrical event for the third live-action DEATH NOTE feature film, DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd, on April 29th and 30th at 7:30 pm local time. By popular demand, a subtitled version will be presented on April 29th and an English-dubbed version on April 30th with L's voice played by Alessandro Juliani from the anime series. Both nights will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews of Kenichi Matsuyama (L), Alessandro Juliani, and director Hideo Nakata.
The winning tickets are for both the April 29th and 30th showings and are for 10 New England theaters: Burlington 10 - Burlington, MA; Blackstone Valley - Millbury, MA; Braintree 10 - Braintree, MA; Framingham 15 Showcase - Framingham, MA; Lowell Showcase - Lowell, MA; Randolph Showcase - Randolph, MA; Revere Showcase - Revere, MA; West Springfield Showcase - West Springfield, MA; Solomon Pond Mall 15 - Marlborough; MA and Patriot Place - Foxboro, MA.

Spring Anime Kaiju Experience is a one day celebration of Japanese Animation, Monsters and Culture. To learn more about the Spring Anime Kaiju Experience, visit the website at

About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga (graphic novel) publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. Owned by three of Japan's largest creators and licensors of manga and animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan, Inc., and Shogakukan Production Co., Ltd. (Sho-Pro Japan), Viz Media is a leader in the publishing and distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North America and a global licensor of Japanese manga and animation. The company offers an integrated product line including, magazines such as Shonen Jump and Shojo Beat, graphic novels, videos, DVDs and audio soundtracks and develops and markets animated entertainment from initial production, television placement and distribution, to merchandise licensing and promotions for audiences and consumers of all ages. Contact Viz Media at 295 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133; Phone (415) 546-7073; Fax (415) 546-7086; and website at

About National CineMedia, LLC
National CineMedia (NCM) LLC operates the largest digital in-theatre network in North America through long-term agreements with its founding members, AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group, the three largest theatre operators in the U.S., and through multi-year agreements with several other theatre operators. NCM LLC produces and distributes its FirstLook pre feature program; cinema and lobby advertising products; comprehensive meeting and event services and other entertainment programming content. NCM LLC's national network includes over 15,400 screens of which over 13,550 are part of the company's Digital Content Network (DCN). NCM LLC's network covers 170 Designated Market Areas® (49 of the top 50). During 2007, approximately 625 million patrons attended movies shown in theatres currently included in our network (excluding AMC Loews). National CineMedia, Inc. owns a 43.6% interest in and is the managing member of NCM LLC. For additional information, visit or