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Kiki's Delivery Service

From Academy Award® Winner Hayao Miyazaki
New HD Digital Master Arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack November 18, 2014

Synopsis: Discover Kiki's Delivery Service, a fantastic coming-of-age tale full of magic, adventure and self-discovery from the sensational imagination of Academy Award® winning director Hayao Miyazaki (2002, Best Animated Feature Film Spirited Away). And now you can explore even more of Kiki's amazing world through a never-before-seen bonus feature - exclusively in this 2-Disc Special Edition!

Kiki is an enterprising young girl who must follow tradition to become a full-fledged witch. Venturing out with only her black cat, Jiji, Kiki flies off for the adventure of a lifetime. Landing in a far-off city, she sets up a high-flying delivery service and begins a wonderful experience of independence and responsibility as she finds her place in the world.

Bring home Kiki's Delivery Service from Studio Ghibli and Disney for the first time ever on Blu-ray, and share Kiki's high-flying adventure again and again.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

English Voice Cast: Kirsten Dunst (Kiki), Matthew Lawrence (Tombo), Phil Hartman (Jiji), Janeane Garafalo (Ursula), Trees MacNeille (Osono), Debbie Reynolds (Madam Oku-sama)

Blu-ray Bonus: New Bonus - Ursula’s Painting - a musical montage of Ursula’s Painting. The painting was created by junior high school students and used by Director Miyazaki for the film.
Classic Bonus - Introduction by John Lasseter; Original Japanese Storyboards; Original Japanese Trailers; Behind the Microphone - English voice cast members Kirsten Dunst, Janeane Garofalo and Phil Hartman give voice to their on-screen characters; Creating Kiki’s Delivery Service - Director Miyazaki discusses how he created the world of the movie; Kiki & Jiji - Producer Toshio Suzuki reveals how Director Miyazaki based the character of Kiki on Suzuki’s teenage daughter; Flying with Kiki & Beyond - The director discusses how he approached Kiki flying; Producer’s Perspective: Collaborating with Miyazaki - The producer talks about how he worked with the director through the years; The Locations of Kiki - The real world locations that influenced the look of the film are revealed & Scoring Miyazaki - Composer Joe Hisaishi talks about his approach in writing the music.

Street Date: November 18, 2014 (Direct Pre-book: 9/23; Distributor Pre-book: 10/7)
Run Time: approx.. 105 minutes
Rated: PG-13
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions)
Sound: 2.0 DTS-HDMA English; 2.0 Dolby Digital French; 2.0 DTS HDMA Japanese
Languages/Subtitles: English& French

Princess Mononoke

A New HD Digital Master of
Comes To Blu-ray™ Combo Pack November 18, 2014

Synopsis: Witness the majesty of the celebrated animator Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, Princess Mononoke, for the first time ever on Blu-ray High Definition. This exquisitely animated, critically acclaimed adventure from one of the most illustrious filmmakers of all time is now even more spectacular with dazzling HD picture and sound!

Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out to the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. Once there, he becomes inextricably entangled in a bitter battle that matches Lady Eboshi and a proud clan of humans against the forest’s animal gods…who are led by the brave Princess Mononoke, a young woman raised by wolves. This monumental struggle between man and nature will have you transfixed as stunning artistry blends with epic storytelling to create a uniquely entertaining motion picture. Experience it like never before on Disney Blu-ray!

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Screenplay and Hayao Miyazaki
Original Story:

English Voice Cast: Billy Crudup (Ashitaka), Billy bob Thornton (Jigo), Minnie Driver (Lady Eboshi), John DiMaggio (Gonza), Claire Danes (San), John DeMita (Kohroku), Jada Pinkett Smith (Toki), Gillian Anderson (Moro), Keith David (Okkoto)

Blu-ray Bonus: Original Japanese Storyboards; Original Japanese and English Trailers; Original English Theatrical Trailer; Original TV Spots; Princess Mononoke in the USA - In September of 1999, Princess Mononoke’s director, Hayao Miyazaki traveled to the US and Canada to promote the film’s release. This feature is a record of those events; & Featurette -Jada Pinkett Smith, Claire Danes, Billy Bob Thornton, Gillian Anderson, Billy Crudup talk about acting in the English voice cast in Princess Mononoke.

Street Date: November 18, 2014
Direct Pre-book: September 23, 2014
Distributor Pre-book: October 7, 2014
Run Time: approx. 134 minutes
Rated: PG-13 “For Images of Violence and Gore”. Add “Bonus Material Not Rated.”
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions)
Sound: 5.1 DTS-HDMA English; 5.1 Dolby Digital French; 5.1 DTS HDMA Japanese
Languages/Subtitles: English& French
A Wind Rises

A Masterpiece From Academy Award® Winning Director Hayao Miyazaki
Comes To Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD November 18, 2014

Synopsis: From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki (Best Animated Feature, Spirited Away, 2002) comes a spellbinding movie beyond compare. Experience “perhaps the greatest animated film the cinema has ever seen” (David Ehrlich, Film.com) on Blu-ray.

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Gianni Caproni. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, he becomes one of the world’s most accomplished airplane designers, experiencing key historical events in an epic tale of love, perseverance and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.

Bring home the film that has dazzled fans and critics around the globe. Bursting off the screen with spectacular picture and sound and featuring fascinating bonus material, Miyazaki’s Academy Award-nominated masterpiece, The Wind Rises, is breathtaking on Blu-ray.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki (English-Language Version: Gary Rydstrom)

Producer: Toshio Suzuki (English-Language Version: Studio Ghibli/Geoffrey Wexler)

Executive Producer: English-Language Version: Frank Marshall

Original Story and Hayao Miyazaki (English-Language Screenplay Adaptation, By: Mike Jones)
Screenplay by:

English Voice Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci, Mandy Patinkin, Mae Whitman, Werner Herzog, Jennifer Grey, William H. Macy, Zach Callison, Madeleine Rose Yen, Eva Bella, Edie Mirman, Darren Criss, Elijah Wood, Ronan Farrow, David Cowgill

Blu-ray Bonus Features: The Wind Rises: Behind the Microphone; Storyboards; Original Japanese Trailers and TV Spots; & Announcement of the Completion of the Film

DVD Bonus Features: The Wind Rises: Behind the Microphone

Street Date: November 18, 2014
Direct Pre-book: September 23, 2014
Distributor Pre-book: October 7, 2014
Run Time: approx. 127 minutes
Rated: PG-13 “For some disturbing images and smoking.” Plus “Bonus material not rated.”
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions)
Sound: Blu-ray: English and Japanese 1.0 DTS-HDMA, English DVS 1.0 Mono
DVD: English, Japanese, and English DVS 1.0 Mono
Languages/Subtitles: English, French subtitles

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This is good news. I have seen the first two and have them on dvd. I will have to get this on blu ray.
I enjoy all of his movies. Hopefully more will follow.
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