Nausicaa DVD announced
Buena Vista Japan have announced the long awaited Japanese Region 2 DVD release of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind for 19th November 2003. The very first film to be released under the Studio Ghibli banner is also the last to be released on DVD, to celebrate this event three separate versions of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no Tani no Naushika) will be available to buy. All three versions include the Regular Edition that will be a two-disc set offering the following features...
Disc One: Main Feature
- Anamorphic Widescreen
- Original Japanese DD1.0 Mono track
- New Japanese DD2.0 Stereo track
- English and Japanese subtitles (Main feature)
- Audio commentary with Anno Hideaki (who supervised the God Soldier/Ohmu attack scene) and Katayama Kazuyoshi (animation director)
- Complete storyboards/movie Multi-Angle feature
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The three editions use this 2-disc set as their basis...
1) Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Regular Edition will retail at 4700 yen. The 'Initial Pressing' will feature a custom softcase.
2) Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind - Nausicaa Figure Set Limited Edition will retail at 7800 yen. This set includes the two-disc Regular Edition, the custom softcase and a Nausicaa ceramic figure that has been produced under the supervision of director Hayao Miyazaki. Limited to 50,000 units.
3) Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind - DVD Collector's Box Limited Edition will retail at 24,800 yen. This set includes the two-disc Regular Edition, an alternative custom softcase, the Nausicaa ceramic figure, an Ohmu model (made of fiber reinforced plastic), and a framed "Torumekia Sen-eki (War)" piece of artwork that wil be made available exclusively to pre-order customers.