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●BLU-RAY+DVD● METROPOLIS (メトロポリス)


Bandai Visual has released today a double disc Blu-Ray and DVD edition of METROPOLIS, the 2001 animation movie directed by Rintaro (りんたろう) written by Katsuhiro Otomo and based on the manga by the legendary Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫).


DVD + BLU-RAY DETAILS


Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2007-XI-23
DVD Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 16:9 Vista size | 480i
DVD audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Blu-ray Format: NTSC | BD50 | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Blu-ray audio: Japanese TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM
Subtitles: Japanese
Run time: 220 min
Retail price: ¥9,800
Catalogue Number: BCXA-0012


AVAILABILITY

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2008 SINGLE BLU-RAY JAPANESE EDITION

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2008-VII-25
Blu-ray Format: NTSC | BD50 | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Blu-ray audio: Japanese TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM
Subtitles: Japanese
Run time: 110+3 min
Retail price: ¥7,800
Catalogue Number: BCXA-0093

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2018 US EDITION BLU-RAY+DVD: Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis - Steelbook Edition

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Mill Creek Entertainment
Release date: 2018-X-30
Blu-ray Format: Region A/1 | NTSC | MPEG-4 AVC BD50 | 16:9 | 1080p
Blu-ray audio: Japanese: LPCM 2.0 (48kHz, 16-bit)English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Subtitles: English, English SDH
Run time: 108 min
Retail price: $ 34.98
UPC: 683904633378

AVAILABILITY
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●DVD● SHIN SOS DAITOKYO TANKENTAI (新SOS大東京探検隊)



Bandai Visual has released the DVD of SHIN SOS DAITOKYO TANKENTAI (新SOS大東京探検隊) the animation short movie directed by Shinji Takagi (高木 真司) based on Katsuhiro Otomo's one shot manga SOS TAITOKYO TANKENTAI (SOS 大東京探検隊 ), Published originally in Manga Shonen Magazine(マンガ少年) in 1980-IV and collected in the book SOS TAITOKYO TANKENTAI / OTOMO KATSUHIRO ANTHOLOGY 2.

Bonus Features: 
●Audio Commentary by Shinji Takagi (Director), Masashi Kokubo (CGI Director) and Tomonari Nakajima (Chief Animator)
●Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
●Interviews with Katsuhiro Otomo (Original Story & Original Character Design), Shinji Takagi and Hidekazu Ohara (Character Design & Animation Director)
●Theatrical Trailer
●12-Page Color Booklet.


DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2007-XI-23
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5 | 16:9 Vista Size
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Japanese | English
Run time: 40 min +27min bonus footage
Language: Japanese and english subtitles
Retail price: ¥6,800
Catalogue number: BCBA-3054

AVAILABILITY

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US EDITION● SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers: The Next

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2007-XII-11
Format: NTSC | Region 1 | DVD5 | 16:9 Vista Size
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Run time: 40 min +27min bonus footage
Retail price: $54.99
Catalogue number: (UPC) 669198614170

AVAILABILITY
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●BLU-RAY● SHIN SOS DAITOKYO TANKENTAI (新SOS大東京探検隊)



Bandai Visual has released the Blu-Ray of SHIN SOS DAITOKYO TANKENTAI (新SOS大東京探検隊) the animation short movie directed by Shinji Takagi (高木 真司) based on Katsuhiro Otomo's one shot manga SOS TAITOKYO TANKENTAI (SOS 大東京探検隊 ), Published originally in Manga Shonen Magazine(マンガ少年) in 1980-IV and collected in the book SOS TAITOKYO TANKENTAI / OTOMO KATSUHIRO ANTHOLOGY 2.

Bonus Features: 
●Audio Commentary by Shinji Takagi (Director), Masashi Kokubo (CGI Director) and Tomonari Nakajima (Chief Animator)
●Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
●Interviews with Katsuhiro Otomo (Original Story & Original Character Design), Shinji Takagi and Hidekazu Ohara (Character Design & Animation Director)
●Theatrical Trailer
●12-Page Color Booklet.


BLU-RAY DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2007-XI-23
Format: BD25G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM
Subtitles: Japanese | English
Run time: 40 min +27min bonus footage
Retail price: ¥7,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0009


AVAILABILITY

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US EDITION● SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers: The Next


BLU-RAY DETAILS
Publisher: Bandai Entertainment
Release date: 2007-XII-11
Format: Region A | BD50G | AVC | 1.85:1 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Runing time:  67 min
Retail Price: $64.99
Catalogue number: (UPC) 669198614248

AVAILABILITY
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●BLU-RAY+DVD● SPRIGGAN (スプリガン)


SPRIGGAN (スプリガン) was released today in a two disc BLU-RAY + DVD edition. Katsuhiro Otomo was in charge of the Screen Story Structure and the design of Noah's Ark in this 1998 released animation film directed by Hirotsugu Kawasaki (川崎博嗣).The movie is based on a homonym manga written by Hiroshi Takashige (たかしげ 宙) and illustrated by Ryōji Minagawa (皆川 亮二) that was published in japan by SHOGAKUKAN (小学館) from 1989 to 1996. Includes a 20 special booklet.



EDITION DETAILS


Publisher: Bandai Visual

Release date: 2007-XI-23 
Blu-ray Format: BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Blu-ray audio: Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM
DVD Format:NTSC | Region 2 | | DVD9 | 16:9 | 480i
DVD audio:Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 
Subtitles: Japanese
Duration: 184 min.
Retail price: ¥9,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0011


AVAILABILITY


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2008 SINGLE BLU-RAY JAPANESE EDITION

BLU-RAY DETAILS:

Publisher: Bandai Visual

Release date: 2008-VII-25 
Blu-ray Format: BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Blu-ray audio: Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM

Duration: 92 min.
Retail price: ¥7,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0092

AVAILABILITY


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ITALIAN EDITION


BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Yamato Video
Release date: 2011-VIII-30
Format: BD25G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese DTS-HD 5.1 | Dolby Digital 5.1

             Italian DTS-HD 5.1 | Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Italian
Duration: 90 min.
Retail price: -
Catalogue number: -

AVAILABILITY
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●BLU-RAY+DVD● MEMORIES (メモリーズ)



Bandai Visual has released a two disc Blu-ray + DVD edition of Katsuhiro Otomo's omnibus MEMORIES, the 1995 released film that consist in three original stories by Katsuhiro Otomo.

■EPISODE 1 - MAGNETIC ROSE「彼女の想いで」: Based on short manga by Katsuhiro Otomo was Directed by Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)
■EPISODE 2 - STINK BOMB「最臭兵器」: Directed by Tensai Okamura (岡村 天斎), Katsuhiro Otomo was in charge of the script and the Character Designs
■EPISODE 3 - CANNON FODDER「大砲の街」: Katsuhiro Otomo wrote the script, directed, draw the storyboards and designed the characters of this third episode.


BLU-RAY+DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual (バンダイビジュアル)
Release date: 2007-XI-23
DVD Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 16:9 Vista Size | 480i
DVD audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Blu-ray Format: NTSC | BD50 | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Blu-ray audio: Japanese TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM | Dolby Surround
Subtitles: Japanese
Running time: 224 min
Retail Price: ¥9,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0013


AVAILABILITY

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2010 HIGH SPEC BLU-RAY JAPANESE EDITION

MEMORIES High Spec Edition (メモリーズ High Spec Edition )


2008 SINGLE BLU-RAY JAPANESE EDITION


BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Bandai Visual (バンダイビジュアル)
Release date: 2008-VII-25
Format: NTSC | BD50 | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese TrueHD 5.1 | Linear PCM | Dolby Surround
Languages: Japanese
Running time: 115 minutes
Retail Price: ¥7,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0091

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●BOOK● FREEDOM FOOTMARK DAYS 2 (フリーダム フットマークデイズ 2)



This is the novelization of the FREEDOM series, the OVA directed by Shuei Morita (森田 修平) in which Katsuhiro Otomo was involved as character and mechanical designer. 


Author: Kō Furukawa (古川耕)
Planning and draft by Satoshi Takamatsu(高松聡) & Dai Sato (佐藤大)
Illustration by Daisuke Sajiki (曽野由大) & Yoshihiro Sono (曽野由大)


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Shogakukan (小学館)
Release date: 2007-XI-16
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 277
Size: 15 x 10.6 x 1.8 cm
Retail price: ¥620
ISBN-10: 4094510389
ISBN-13: 978-4094510386


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1hj3T8d