‘Spirited Away’ Special Collector’s Edition Will Be Available For a Limited Time This November

/Film | 8/13/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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If, like me, you have watched your DVD copy of Spirited Away so much that the disc is scratched to the point of being unwatchable, you’re in luck. Hayao Miyazaki‘s Oscar-winning animated classis is getting a long-deserved collector’s edition that will be available in limited supply this November. Studio Ghibli is teaming up with GKIDS and distributor Shout! Factory to issue this Spirited Away collector’s edition, which includes a new 40-page book filled with beautiful art and essays, in addition to hours of special features and the film’s soaring soundtrack composed by longtime Miyazaki collaborator Joe Hisaishi.

Studio Ghibli and GKIDS are teaming up with Shout! Factory to issue a Spirited Away collector’s edition release on November 12, 2019. Housed in an elegant hard slipcase, the special collector’s edition includes a 40-page book with essays by film critic Kenneth Turan (The Los Angeles Times) and famed critic and film historian Leonard Maltin, and statements by Toshio Suzuki and Miyazaki. The special collector’s edition will be available exclusively on disc in North America.


The special features include:

There don’t seem to be any new special features beyond the ones already included on previous DVD and Blu-ray releases (and I know, I’ve watched them all multiple times including that one of Miyazaki making ramen), which is a bit of a shame. Though it’s likely because the nature of the anime industry in Japan is one...
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