Manga Entertainment, Ltd.

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Legend[edit]

Each video division of Island World Communications is identifiable by its four-letter catalog prefix and the number of the second-to-last digit of the videotape's EAN.

  1. Island World Communications Video (IWCV)
  2. Surprise Video (SURV)
  3. TBD
  4. Manga Video (MANV)
  5. Ultra Video (ULTV)
  6. Institute of Contemporary Arts Video (ICAV)
  7. TBD
  8. Manga Live (MANL)
  9. Palm Pictures (PALM)

As Island World Communications Video[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version BBFC certificate Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
IWCV 1001 Akira Japan/USA 1988 124 min Electric Media version 15 Super Panavision 70 (hard matted to 1.85) 1 N/A Colour 14 October 1991 TBD
IWCV 1002 Akira: Collector's Edition Japan/USA 1988 124 min Captions Inc. subtitled version 15 Super Panavision 70 (hard matted to 1.85) 1 N/A Colour 14 October 1991 Letterboxed version.
Includes a videotape of Akira Production Report.
IWCV 1003 Legacy: The Origins of Civilisation UK 1991 300 min TBD E PAL-I 2 TBD Colour 1991 TBD

As Surprise Video[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version BBFC certificate Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
SURV 1001 Doug Anthony All-Stars: Live at the National Theatre Australia 1990 56 min TBD 18 PAL-B 1 N/A Colour 1991 TBD
SURV 1002 Jeremy Beadle's Guide to Practical Joking UK TBD TBD TBD TBD PAL-I 1 N/A Colour 1991 TBD
SURV 1003 The Art of Magic with Andrew Eborn UK 1991 50 min TBD E PAL-I 1 N/A Colour 1991 TBD

As Manga Video[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version BBFC certificate Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
MANV 1001 Fist of the North Star Japan/USA 1986 110 min Streamline version 18 Academy 1 N/A Colour 30 March 1992 TBD
MANV 1002 Project A-Ko Japan/UK 1986 86 min Manga UK version 15 Matted 1.85 1 N/A Colour September 1992 TBD
MANV 1003 Dominion Tank Police Part I Japan/UK 1988 69 min Manga UK version 15 Academy 1 N/A Colour September 1992 TBD
MANV 1004 Dominion Tank Police Part II Japan/UK 1989 69 min Manga UK version 15 Academy 1 N/A Colour September 1992 TBD
MANV 1005 Odin Japan/UK 1985 93 min Manga UK version PG Academy 1 N/A Colour November 1992 Originally rated 15
MANV 1006 Venus Wars Japan/UK 1989 104 min Manga UK version PG VistaVision 1 N/A Colour November 1992 Originally rated 15

As Ultra Video[edit]

As Institute of Contemporary Arts Video[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version BBFC certificate Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
ICAV 1001 Ju Dou China/Japan 1990 95 min TBD 15 Academy 1 N/A Colour May 1993 TBD
ICAV 1002 Tetsuo: The Iron Man Japan 1989 67 min TBD 18 16mm 1 N/A Black and white May 1993 TBD
ICAV 1003 Marquis Belgium/France 1989 83 min TBD 18 Matted 1.66 1 N/A Colour May 1993 TBD

As Manga Live[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version BBFC certificate Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
MANL 1001 Gunhed Japan 1989 100 min TBD 15 Matted 1.85 1 N/A Colour 11 July 1994 TBD

As Palm Pictures[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version BBFC certificate Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
PALM 1001 Third World Cop Jamaica 1999 98 min TBD 15 DV 1 N/A Colour 2000 TBD