Steamboy (R1) in July
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Steamboy for 26th July 2005. Katsuhiro Otomo’s first feature-length directorial project since 1988’s breakthrough film Akira is this state-of-the-art action adventure anime about a young, brave boy who must save London from destruction.
Available in standard ($26.96 SRP) and collector's edition ($49.95 SRP) releases both feature the same basic DVD presentation with the original full-length director's cut of the main feature...
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- Japanese DD5.1 Surround
- English DD5.1 Surround
- French, Spanish and Portuguese Stereo
- English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles
- "Re-voicing Steamboy" featurette
- Interview with Katsuhiro Otomo
- Multi-screen landscape study
- Ending montage
- Production Drawings
- Animation Onion Skins
The collector's edition packages this DVD in a special set comprising of a 166 page booklet containing character designs, mecha designs and selected storyboard sequences, Steamboy collectible postcards and a special edition 22 page Manga.