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●DVD● HIPIRAKUN kanzeban (ヒピラくん 完全版)



Bandai has released in DVD all the Hipirakun (ヒピラくん) episodes and a never before aired new episode number 13. Hipirakun is a TV animation series of five minute long episodes directed by Shinji Kimura (木村 真二) based on the tale illustrated by himself upon a original story by Katsuhiro Otomo that was published originally in NeNe (ねーねー) magazine between 2001 and 2002 and later collected in the book HIPIRA KUN (ヒピラくん) that is included in this DVD as a still gallery.


Official website: http://www.hipira.net/


DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2014-I-29
Disc type:  NTSC | Region 2 | DVD5
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital (stereo)
Subtitles: none
Format: 16:9 Vista Size
Run time: 60 min + 7 min
Retail price: ¥2,800
Catalogue number: BCBA-3836


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1gLFUy0
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1FnlOtt
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1G7NAx4
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1bSgOTT
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1P3yLy7
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1P3yICc
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COLLECTED EPISODES

■ Episode 1: Hipira kun toujou no kan「ヒピラくん登場 の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-21
5 min | Color

■Episode 2: Sōrukun tanjō no maki「ソウルくん誕生 の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-21
5 min | Color

■Episode 3: Kokekokkō no maki「コケコッコー の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-22
5 min | Color

■Episode 4: Nobaranosei no maki「野バラの精の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-22
5 min | Color

■Episode 5: Kaeru Ōji no maki「カエル王子の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min | Color

■Episode 6: Gakkō wa tanoshī no maki「学校はたのしい の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min | Color

■Episode 7: Saruta saigo no hi? No maki「サルタ最後の日?の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min | Color

■Episode 8: Atarashī tomodachi no maki「あたらしい友だちの巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-24
5 min | Color

■Episode 9: Chitei sekai no maki「地底世界の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-24
5 min | Color

■Episode 10: Uitchi suketchi no maki「ウィッチ・スケッチ の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min | Color

■Episode 11: Kyōfu! Munkā-kan no maki「恐怖!ムンカー館の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min | Color

■Episode 12: Akai heya no himitsu no maki「赤い部屋の秘密の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min | Color

■Episode 13: Sōrukun pinchi! No maki「ソウルくんピンチ!の巻」
Never aired
5 min | Color

●BLU-RAY● HIPIRAKUN kanzeban (ヒピラくん 完全版)



Bandai has released in Blu-Ray all the Hipirakun (ヒピラくん) episodes and a never before aired new episode number 13. Hipirakun is a TV animation series of five minute long episodes directed by Shinji Kimura (木村 真二) based on the tale illustrated by himself upon a original story by Katsuhiro Otomo that was released as a book in 2002 and was originally published  NeNe (ねーねー) magazine between 2001 and 2002. And later collected in the book HIPIRA KUN (ヒピラくん). The book is included in as a still gallery in this disc.

Official website: http://www.hipira.net/


BLU-RAY DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2014-I-29
Format: NTSC | BD25 | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese DTS HD Master 5.1 | Linear PCM Stereo
Subtitles: -
Run time: 60 min + 7 min
Retail price: ¥3,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0245


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1rfCo8g
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1GMfeOX
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1NaUVQl
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1IKM0i2
Amazon DE:-
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1DKvyAC
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES:-


COLLECTED EPISODES

■ Episode 1: Hipira kun toujou no kan「ヒピラくん登場 の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-21
5 min

■Episode 2: Sōrukun tanjō no maki「ソウルくん誕生 の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-21
5 min

■Episode 3: Kokekokkō no maki「コケコッコー の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-22
5 min

■Episode 4: Nobaranosei no maki「野バラの精の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-22
5 min

■Episode 5: Kaeru Ōji no maki「カエル王子の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min

■Episode 6: Gakkō wa tanoshī no maki「学校はたのしい の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min

■Episode 7: Saruta saigo no hi? No maki「サルタ最後の日?の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-23
5 min

■Episode 8: Atarashī tomodachi no maki「あたらしい友だちの巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-24
5 min

■Episode 9: Chitei sekai no maki「地底世界の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-24
5 min

■Episode 10: Uitchi suketchi no maki「ウィッチ・スケッチ の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min

■Episode 11: Kyōfu! Munkā-kan no maki「恐怖!ムンカー館の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min

■Episode 12: Akai heya no himitsu no maki「赤い部屋の秘密の巻」
Aired in 2009-XII-25
5 min

■Episode 13: Sōrukun pinchi! No maki「ソウルくんピンチ!の巻」
Never aired
5 min

●BLU-RAY● MEMORIES High Spec Edition (メモリーズ High Spec Edition )





Bandai Visual has released today a High Spec Edition Blu-ray of Katsuhiro Otomo's omnibus MEMORIES. The High Specification mean that the images where processed with a new Panasonic proprietary codec named MGVC (Master Grade Video Coding) and the sound is presented in Dolby TrueHD Advanced 96KHz up sampling resulting in a better image quality and higher sound quality than ever before. Memories is a 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 DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual (バンダイビジュアル)
Release date: 2014-I-29
Format: NTSC | BD50 | AVC (MGVC) | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese TrueHD 5.1ch 96kHz | Linear PCM Stereo
Subtitles:-
Running time: 115 minutes
Retail Price: ¥5,800
Catalogue number: BCXA-0810


AVAILIABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1ftGPqu
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1HRR5oz
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1y5IVZH
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1IKMq88
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1IKMncs
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1GpYvlP
Amazon IT:-
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OTHER JAPANESE EDITIONS

Memories was previusly released in regular Blu-ray and Blu-ray + DVD bundle:
MEMORIES (メモリーズ)

●DVD● SHORT PEACE (ショート・ピース)




Bandai Emotion has released today in Japan the DVD edition of Katsuhiro Otomo's last animation project: SHORT PEACE (ショート・ピース) that collects 4 short animation films by renown Japanese directors

●Opening sequence directed by Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)
●Katsuhiro Otomo's (大友 克洋) HI NO YOUJIN(火要鎮)
●Shuhei Morita's (森田 修平) TSUKUMO (九十九)
●Hiroaki Ando's (安藤 裕章) GAMBO
●Hajime Katoki's (力トキ ハジメ) BUKI YO SARABA (武器よさらば)

DVD DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Emotion
Release date: 2014-I-16
Disc type: NTSC | Region 2 | DVD9
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: none
Format: 16:9 Vista Size
Running time: 68 + 71min
Retail Price: ¥ 5,040
Catalogue number: BCBA-4582


AVAILABILITY

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1fQdqct
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1NBuVut
Amazon CA:-
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Amazon DE:-
Amazon FR:-
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES:-


US EDITION ● Short Peace: Complete Collection



DVD DETAILS
Publisher: Sentai Filmworks
Release date: 2014-VIII-5
Disc type: NTSC | Region 1 | DVD9
Audio: Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 /English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
Format: 1.77:1
Running time: 68 min
Retail Price: $24.98

Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1BG1zCt
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1NBwMzk
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1NByctL
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1IgA9YU
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1xuvC4w
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1CFDHUA
Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/1G2qnw6
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1CFDzEx

●BLU-RAY● SHORT PEACE Special Edition (ショート・ピース スペシャルエディション)





Bandai Emotion has released today in Japan a 2 disc Speacial Edition Blu-ray of Katsuhiro Otomo's last animation project: SHORT PEACE (ショート・ピース) that collects 4 short animation films by renown Japanese directors

●Opening sequence directed by Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)
●Katsuhiro Otomo's (大友 克洋) HI NO YOUJIN(火要鎮)
●Shuhei Morita's (森田 修平) TSUKUMO (九十九)
●Hiroaki Ando's (安藤 裕章) GAMBO
●Hajime Katoki's (力トキ ハジメ) BUKI YO SARABA (武器よさらば)



SECIAL EDITION DETAILS


■ Kosuke Kawamura new collage inner jacket
■ special book case
■ Special booklet
■ Directors Interview
■ Release Event images
■ Digital still image gallery with Storyboards


BLU-RAY DETAILS

Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2014-I-16
Format: BD50G +BD25G | AVC (MGVC) | 16:9 | 1080p

Audio: Japanese Dolby True HD 5.1 | Linera PCM
Subtitles: -

Running time: 60+68+40 min

Retail Price: ¥10,280

Catalogue number: BCXA-0809





AVAILABILITY



Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1ajlj8r
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1Oar0EY
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1y5KwyL
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1Gq08A2
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/1IKNKaY
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1IKNJnu
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES:-



SINGLE DISC JAPANESE EDITION

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Bandai Visual
Release date: 2014-I-16
Format: BD50G | AVC (MGVC) | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese
Running time: 68 min
Retail Price: ¥6,090
Catalogue number: BCXA-0808

AVAILABILITY 
Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1eMeybT
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1NaZGtr
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1FCUSG6
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1IKPpgS
Amazon DE:-
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1Gq1Ml9
Amazon IT:-
Amazon ES:-


US EDITION Single disc +  4 postacards

BLU-RAY DETAILS:
Publisher: Sentai Filmworks
Release date: 2014-VIII-5
Format: BD50G | AVC | 16:9 | 1080p
Audio: Japanese | Engish DTS HD 5.1

Subtitles: English
Running time: 68 min
Retail Price: 
$29.98
Catalogue number:

AVAILABILITY
Amazon JP: http://amzn.to/1SrZR4I
Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1psMcPM
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1NBxRHq
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1LJEJWc
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/24JIilE
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1LJEGtI
Amazon IT: http://amzn.to/24JIfWX
Amazon ES: http://amzn.to/1LJEFpn

●BOOK● BRUTUS Special Edition [Single Volume - Katsuhiro Otomo] (BRUTUS特別編集「 合本・ 大友克洋」)




This Special Issue of Brutus Magazine includes most of the material included in the magazine BRUTUS: KATSUHIRO OTOMO REBOOT released in April 2012 issue coinciding with the presentation of Otomo's GENGA-TEN exhibition as well as in the magazine BRUTUS: WHO IS KATSUHIRO OTOMO? issue from january 2007 including the17 page color manga KŌEN (公園)


BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: Magazineworld (マガジンハウス)
Release Date: 2014-I-11
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 97+ 37
Size: 27.8 x 20.8 x 1 cm
Retail price: ¥780 
ISBN-10: 4838788924
ISBN-13: 978-4838788927


AVAILABILITY

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1xkfPFN
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1GvJXOf
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1CBuRZX
Amazon DE: http://amzn.to/18MgDYl
Amazon FR: http://amzn.to/1CBuAWK
Amazon IT: https://amzn.to/2vq18pD
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OTHER JAPANESE EDITIONS

The 37 page supplement is also included in: