LOS ANGELES – ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio and Shout! Manufacturing unit have introduced the November 19 launch of a brand new restoration of Satoshi Kon’s (Excellent Blue, Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers) basic animated function movie, Millennium Actress, which can obtainable on Blu-ray + DVD combo pack and digital obtain. The recipient of quite a few awards and important recognition, together with Grand Prize winner within the Japan Company of Cultural Affairs Media Arts Competition, Millennium Actress is a should see for anime followers. This launch consists of the unique Japanese audio and a brand new English dub.
When the legendary Ginei Studios shuts down, filmmaker Genya Tachibana and his assistant are tasked with interviewing its reclusive star, Chiyoko Fujiwara, who had retired from the highlight 30 years prior. As Chiyoko recounts her profession, Genya and his crew are actually pulled into her reminiscences the place they witness her likelihood encounter with a mysterious man on the run from the police. Regardless of by no means figuring out his title or his face, Chiyoko relentlessly pursues that man in a seamless mix of actuality and reminiscence that solely Satoshi Kon may ship.
Masao Maruyama – full interview
Taro Maki – full interview
Laura Put up (Eiko) – interview
Abby Trott (Younger Chiyoko) – interview
Followers ordering straight from Shout! Manufacturing unit will obtain a limited-edition lithograph, obtainable whereas provides final.
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