"009 Re: Cyborg" Slated for Japanese and UK Home Video Release

Anime Limited's UK plans include a theatrical release in Q2 2013, then DVD and Blu Ray in Q4 2013

While there's still no sign of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex director kenji Kamiyama's sci-fi revival 009: Re Cyborg making its way to North America, a Japanese home video release with English subtitles has been scheduled, while an English dub is in the works for the movie's UK release.

 

 

The Japanese Blu-ray is scheduled for May 22nd, with the deluxe edition going for 10290yen($110).

 

The package includes making of (interview of Kenji Kamiyama, composer Kenji Kawai etc.), press conference, CM, TV spot and much more. It also comes with 3 booklets ("setting off" 56 pages, making of "009 RE:Animation" 112 pages, second making of "009 Re:creation" 35 pages.)

 

Special Features: "009 RE:CYBORG special prologue," press conference, teasers, trailers, and more.

 

A DVD goes for 5,040 yen ($53.40)

 

Anime Limited's UK plans include a theatrical release in Q2 2013, then DVD and Blu Ray in Q4 2013.

 

They note on Facebook:

- We will be dubbing before home video but theatrical will be sub only.

- For 009 RE:CYBORG, we will be working with friends at NYAV Post to create the dub. We'll look at UK options as an option when the circumstances arise though

 

 

via @wtk

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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