Appleseed (2004) in May
have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Appleseed for 10th May 2005. From the creator of Ghost In the Shell comes the biggest, most-anticipated, groundbreaking sci-fi anime action-adventure – Appleseed - Utilizing “3D Live Anime,” a revolutionary animation style blending motion-capture technology and 3D computer animation, and enhanced by the latest in two-dimensional character animation, Appleseed is bursting with eye-popping visuals that create the idyllic garden society and powerful action sequences that stun with breathless intensity. A riveting soundtrack that includes tracks from world-renowned techno DJ Paul Oakenfold and Academy Award® winner Ryuichi Sakamoto, combines with mind-blowing visuals for edge-of-your-seat action sequences until the awesome, white-knuckle finale.
Available as a deluxe, limited and standard edition, Appleseed is presented in anamorphic widescreen encoded directly from HD Master in English and Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1 with optional English subtitles. The Deluxe and Limited editions are packaged in a one-of-a-kind, steel case – a new, high-quality metal packaging - making its North American debut.