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●BOOK● PANDORA vol.2 SIDE-B Kodansha Box Magazine (パンドラ Vol.2 SIDE-B 講談社BOX )




In this number of Kodansha's Pandora magazine it is included the third and last  installment of the illustrated essay Oyajishu (親父衆) by Katsuhiro Otomo and others. This collaborative work was retaken later in 2011 with the same name Oyajishu (親父衆) in Shueisha's Jump X magazine.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release Date: 2008-XII-20
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 1096
Size: 21 x 14.8 x 5.8 cm
Retail price: 1,800
ISBN-10: 4062150727
ISBN-13: 978-4062150729


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●MANGA ORIGINAL STORY● KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) episode 4




KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜  (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) ep. 4

Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) vol. 6 in 2008-XII-19
45 pages | B/W

Original Story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)
Written by Yoshihiko Tomizawa (富沢義彦)
Illustrated by Hiroyuki Kaidō (海童博行)

Collected in the book:

●BLU-RAY● FREEDOM Blu-ray Disc BOX Limited Edition (初回限定生産)



Bandai has released a 4 disc Blu-ray BOX set of FREEDOM that includes the whole series consisting in 7 episodes. Katsuhiro Otomo has been in charge of mechanical and character design of this OVA that was originally released between 2006 and 2008. 


BLU-RAY DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual (バンダイビジュアル)
Release date: 2008-XI-11
Format: All Regions | BD50 x 4disc | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese | English | French Dolby Digital Stereo
Subtittles: Japanese | English | French
Run time: 280min
Retail price: ¥21,000
Catalogue number: BCXA-0122




US EDITION

BLU-RAY DETAILS
Publisher: Bandai Visual USA
Release date: 2008-XI-11
Format: All Regions | BD50 x 4disc | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese | English | French Dolby Digital Stereo
Subtittles: Japanese | English | French
Run time: 280min
Retail price: $139.98
Catalogue number: (UPC) 669198620003

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UK EDITION●FREEDOM THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (2xBLU-RAY + DVD)

BLU-RAY DETAILS
Publisher: Manga Entertainment
Release date: 2011-X-10
Format: Region B | BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: JapaneseDTS 5.1
             English DTS 5.1
Subtittles: English
Run time: 359 minutes
Retail price: £34.99
Catalogue number: (UPC) 5022366806343

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FRENCH EDITION●FREEDOM L'INTÉGRALE

BLU-RAY DETAILS
Publisher: Kazé Animation 
Release date: 2013-VII-3
Format: Regions B | BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: JapaneseDTS 5.1
             French DTS 5.1
Subtittles: French
Run time: 280min
Retail price: 30€
Catalogue number: (EAN) 3700091027548

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●ILLUSTRATION● TARZAN magazine cover



This month's Tarzan magazine cover features an original illustration by Katsuhiro Otomo. This illustration is included in Katsuhiro Otomo's KABA 2.


MAGAZINE DETAILS

Publisher: Magazine House (マガジンハウス)
Release date:2008-X-22
Language: Japanese
Number of pages:-
Size: 28 x 20.4 x 1 cm
Retail price: ¥500


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/11cu4Hu

●BOOK● PANDORA vol.2 SIDE-A Kodansha Box Magazine (パンドラ Vol.2 SIDE-A 講談社BOX )




In this number of Kodansha's Pandora magazine it is included the second installment of the illustrated essay Oyajishu (親父衆) this time featuring Katsuhiro Otomo and Isami Nakagawa (中川いさみ). This collaboration was retaken later in 2011 with the same name Oyajishu (親父衆) in Shueisha's Jump X magazine.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release Date: 2008-X-9
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 976
Size: 21 x 14.8 x 5.4 cm
Retail price: 1,800
ISBN-10: 4062149109
ISBN-13: 978-4062149105


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●MANGA ORIGINAL STORY● KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) episode 3



KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜  (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) ep. 3

Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) vol. 5 in 2008-IX-19
45 pages | B/W

Original Story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)
Written by Yoshihiko Tomizawa (富沢義彦)
Illustrated by Hiroyuki Kaidō (海童博行)

Collected in the book:



●BOOK● VIVA EL CICLISSIMO! (ビバ・イル・チクリッシモ!)









Magazineworld has published Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) & Katsuya Terada's (寺田 克也) VIVA EL CICLISSIMO (ビバ・イル・チクリッシモ!). The box set includes two books in a slipcase and a special bag illustrated by Terada. The softcover volume collects the cycling related illustrated essays written and drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo, Katsuya Terada and other manga artists in the section CARBON HEART of DENGEKI ANIMATION MAGAZINE ( 電撃アニメーションマガジン) from 1999 to 2001. And OSYARE HANDLE published in MONO magazine from 2001 to 2006. The hard cover volume is an illustrated journey by Katsuhiro Otomo and Katsuya Terada to Italy to see the Italian cycling race, the Italian Giro. This second book can be read starting from both sides, one for each artist. Otomo's side is 48 page long and was previously published in BRUTUS magazine in 2007-VII-15.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Magazineworld (マガジンハウス)
Release date: 2008-IX-10
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 112+80

Size: 11.6 x 8.4 x 1.1 inches
Retail price: ¥6,090
ISBN-10: 4838718942
ISBN-13: 978-4838718948 



AVAILABILITY

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●MANGA ORIGINAL STORY● KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) episode 2




KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜  (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) ep. 2

Published in Dengeki Maoh (電撃黒マ王) vol. 4 in 2008-VI-21
45 pages | B/W

Original Story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)
Written by Yoshihiko Tomizawa (富沢義彦)
Illustrated by Hiroyuki Kaidō (海童博行)

Collected in the book:



●BOOK● FREEDOM SCENARIOS 4→7 (フリーダムシナリオズ4→7)




This book collects the screenplay of the four to seven of the FREEDOM directed by Shuei Morita (森田 修平) where Katsuhiro Otomo was involved as character and mechanical designer. The book also includes plenty of the conceptual art developed for the series as well as interviews and background information.

Visit the official site by GAGAGA:
http://www.gagaga-lululu.jp/gagaga/lineup/freedom1.html


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Shogakukan (小学館)
Release Date: 2008-VI-6
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 286
Size: 8.3 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches (A5)
Retail price: ¥1,714
ISBN-10: 4091064175
ISBN-13: 978-4091064172


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1fwp7D7

●DVD● FREEDOM SEVEN





The seventh FREEDOM DVD includes the 50 minute long seventh episode that concludes the series. FREEDOM is a Original Video Animation (OVA) Directed by Shuhei Morita (森田 修平) that was developed together with NISSIN to promote their CUP NOODLES. The serie consist in seven 25 minute episodes that were released on DVD and UMD from 2006 to 2008. Katsuhiro Otomo was involved as the character and mechanical designer of the series.



Official Website: http://freedom-project.jp/



DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai
Release date: 2008-V-23
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5 | 16:9 
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo
Duration: 51 min
Retail price: ¥3,800
Catalogue number: BCBA-2747


AVAILABILITY


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Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/1E2IDE5
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1N6qkU5

There is a rental version of this DVD with the catalogue number [BCDR-1696]:
Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1duVXyX

●BOOK● FREEDOM FOOTMARK DAYS 3 (フリーダム フットマークデイズ 3)



This voulme concludes 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: 2008-V-21
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 280
Size: 15 x 10.6 x 2 cm
Retail price: ¥620
ISBN-10: 4094510672
ISBN-13: 978-4094510676


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/PkXmUu

●BOOK● FREEDOM SCENARIOS 0→3 (フリーダムシナリオズ0→3)




This book collects the screenplay of the first three episodes of the FREEDOM series directed by Shuei Morita (森田 修平) where Katsuhiro Otomo was involved as character and mechanical designer. The book also includes plenty of the conceptual art developed for the series as well as interviews and background information.

Visit the official site by GAGAGA:
http://www.gagaga-lululu.jp/gagaga/lineup/freedom1.html


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Shogakukan (小学館)
Release Date: 2008-IV-18
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 205
Size: 8.3 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches (A5)
Retail price: ¥1,429
ISBN-10: 4091064108
ISBN-13: 978-4091064103


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1hiUUUr

●BOOK● PANDORA vol.1 SIDE-B Kodansha Box Magazine (パンドラ Vol.1 SIDE-B 講談社BOX )



This new manga magazine by Kodansha includes a 4 page illustrated essay by Katsuhiro Otomo and Katsuya Terada titled Oyajishu (親父衆) 'A bunch of old timers'. This collaboration was repeated in two more numbers of the this magazine and later in 2011 was retaken with the same name Oyajishu (親父衆) in Shueisha's Jump X magazine.


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Kodansha (講談社)
Release Date: 2008-IV-8
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 1064
Size: 21 x 15.2 x 6 cm
Retail price: 1,800
ISBN-10: 4062145022
ISBN-13: 978-4062145022


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●MANGA ORIGINAL STORY● KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) episode 1



KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜  (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 ) ep. 1

Dengeki Black Maoh (電撃黒マ王) vol. 3
2008-III-21 | 45 pages | B&W

Original Story by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)
Written by Yoshihiko Tomizawa (富沢義彦)
Illustrated by Hiroyuki Kaidō (海童博行)

Collected in the book:
KIKINOSUKE GOMEN 〜 GIYAMAN NO SHO 〜 1 (危機之介御免 〜ギヤマンの書〜 1)


●DVD● PERFECT BLUE 【Limited Edition】(パーフェクトブルー【初回限定版】)



This limited DVD edition of PERFECT BLUE, the 1998 released animation film directed by Satoshi Kon (今 敏) in which Katsuhiro Otomo collaborated in the planning stage includes a newly remastered copy of the film as well a storyboard book by the director Satoshi Kon all bundled in a special lenticular box that shows a different image depending on the angle you look at it.


BONUS FEATURES

● BOOK: Perfect Blue storyboards & Visual Book
● Special BOX 
●  Perfect Blue Course (short version: 40 minutes)
● Making off featurette "INTO THE BLUE "
● Original theater version trailer


DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Geneon Entertainment
Release date: 2008-II-29
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 16:9LB
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0
Subltitles: -
Run time: 82 min+73 min
Languages: Japanese
Retail price: ¥6,000
Catalogue number: GNBA-7533


AVAILABILITY

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Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2HdGlan
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Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1IlBDoj
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2Hb2cD9
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1C8i5MO


REGULAR EDITION ● PERFECT BLUE (パーフェクトブルー 【通常版】)

This regular release includes just the disc of the limited edition.

DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Geneon Entertainment
Release date: 2008-II-29
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9 | 16:9LB
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0
Subltitles: -
Run time: 82 min+73 min
Languages: Japanese
Retail price: ¥3,000
Catalogue number: GNBA-7534

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●BLU-RAY● PERFECT BLUE 【Limited Edition】(パーフェクトブルー【初回限定版】)




This limited Blu-ray edition of PERFECT BLUE, the 1998 released animation film directed by Satoshi Kon (今 敏) in which Katsuhiro Otomo collaborated in the planning stage includes a newly remastered copy of the film as well a storyboard book by the director Satoshi Kon all bundled in a special lenticular box that shows a different image depending on the angle you look at it


BONUS FEATURES


● Perfect Blue Course (Long version: 116 minutes)
● Making off featurette "INTO THE BLUE "
● Original theater version trailer
● BOOK: Perfect Blue storyboards & Visual Book
● Special BOX


BLU-RAY DETAILS

Publisher: Geneon Entertainment
Release date: 2008-II-29
Format: Region A | BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & Stereo
Subtitles: Japanese
Run time: 82 min + 159 min
Retail price: ¥8,500
Catalogue number: GNXA-7001


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REGULAR JAPANESE EDITION

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Geneon Entertainment
Release date: 2008-II-29
Format: Region A | BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 & Stereo
Subtitles: Japanese
Run time: 82 min+159 min
Retail price: 5,700
Catalogue number: GNXA-7002

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UK EDITION ● COLLECTORS  BLURAY+DVD pack

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Anime Limited
Release date: 2013-XI-23
Format: Region B | BD25G | MPEG4-VC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese DTS HD 5.1 | Dolby Digital Stereo

            English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Run time: 90 min
Retail price: £34.99

Catalogue number: (EAN) 5037899057223

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UK EDITION

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Anime Limited
Release date: 2015-II-2
Format: Region B | BD25G | MPEG4-VC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese DTS HD 5.1 | Dolby Digital Stereo

            English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Run time: 90 min
Retail price: £17.99

Catalogue number:-

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SPANISH EDITION ● BLURAY + DVD

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Selecta Vision
Release date: 2016-IV-16
Format: Region B | BD25G | MPEG4-VC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese & Spanish DTS HD 5.1

Subtitles: Spanish
Run time: 90 min
Retail price: 25.58€

Catalogue number:

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●DVD● FREEDOM 6



The sixth FREEDOM DVD includes the sixth episode of the series as well as a 15 min second part coverage of FREEDOM in USA. FREEDOM is a Original Video Animation (OVA) Directed by Shuhei Morita (森田 修平) that was developed together with NISSIN to promote their CUP NOODLES. The serie consist in seven 25 minute episodes that were released on DVD and UMD from 2006 to 2008. Katsuhiro Otomo was involved as the character and mechanical designer of the series.


Official Website: http://freedom-project.jp/

DVD DETAILS


Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2008-I-25
Format: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5 | 16:9
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo
Duration: 25+15min
Retail price: ¥3,800
Catalogue number: BCBA-2746


AVAILABILITY


Aamzon JP: http://amzn.to/1lFObw7
There is a rental version of this DVD with the catalogue number [BCDR-1695].
Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1duUUz8