Amazon Japan is now listing a 5 Centimeters Per Second: Global Edition Blu-ray to be released on November 11th, 2011 by CoMix Wave Films for 6825 yen (approximately $90 USD). For the main feature, 5 Centimeters Per Second, the blu-ray will include both Japanese and English audio and subtitles in 11 languages: Japanese, English, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, Indonesian, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Arabic.
The release will also include uncut standard definition versions of Voices of a Distant Star (Hoshi no Koe), and the 5 minute work She and Her Cat as extras. While the description lists the release as region free, Amazon Japan lists the disc as a Region A coded blu-ray.
5 Centimeters Per Second was previously released on blu-ray in Japan in 2008. She and Her Cat and Voices of a Distant Star (Hoshi no Koe) were licensed and released on DVD by ADV Films in North America. 5 Centimeters Per Second is currently licensed by Crunchyroll and distributed by Bandai Entertainment on DVD in North America.
The full specs from the Amazon listing below:
Main Feature: 5 Centimeters per Second
Audio: Japanese, English / Subtitle: Japanese, English, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, Indonesian, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Arabic
Interview with Director
Audio: Japanese / Subtitle: Japanese, English
Voices of a Distant Star
Audio: Japanese (voice actor version), English / Subtitle: Japanese, English
She and Her Cat (5min version)
Audio: Japanese / Subtitle: English
(Special features are all in SD size.)
(The interview is abridged version of the content on DVD/DVD BOX of the film.)
Image ©Makoto Shinkai/CoMix Wave Films