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.

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