Posted Thu Oct 4, 2007 at 04:55 AM PDT by
Bandai Visual has announced that the anime title 'SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers: The Next' will hit Blu-ray this December in a deluxe edition.
Directed by Shinji Takagi (animation director for 'Steamboy'), this 40-minute adaptation of the Katsuhiro Otomo manga will make its high-def debut on December 11 when Bandai releases the title on Blu-ray, day and date with the standard-def DVD.
Specs include a BD-25 single-layer disc featuring remastered 1080p video (codec TBA), with Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround and PCM 2.0 Stereo tracks (and optional English subtitles.
Supplements are extensive, and set to include a filmmaker audio commentary, a behind-the-scenes featurette, additional interviews, the original theatrical trailer, and a 12-page collectible booklet.
Retail is $39.98.
You'll find final disc details for 'Tokyo Metro Explorers' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under December 11.
We've also set up a dedicated thread for Bandai Visual's latest anime in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers: The Next' Blu-ray release.
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