Columbia Tristar presents Katsuhiro Ôtomo's Memories

Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Memories for 24th February 2004 with a retail price of $26.96. The masters of anime join forces to create this stunning animated film featuring three separate stories: Magnetic Rose, Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder. In Magnetic Rose, two space travellers are drawn into an asteroid world created by one woman's memories. In Stink Bomb, a young lab assistant accidentally transforms himself into a human biological weapon set on a direct course to Tokyo. Cannon Fodder depicts a day in the life of a city whose entire purpose is the firing of cannons at the enemy.

Created and directed by Katsuhiro Ôtomo (Steamboy, Akira), Koji Morimoto (The Animatrix) and Tensai Okamuro (Android Kikaider: The Animation), Memories will finally be presented on Region 1 DVD with the following features on board...

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfer
  • Japanese DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French, Portuguese and Spanish subtitles
  • 8 page booklet featuring character designs
  • "Memories on Memories" featurette:
    • Interviews with Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Koji Morimoto and Tensai Okamuro
    • Pilot films for Magnetic Rose, Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder

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