Posted Mon Aug 7, 2017 at 09:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
Several titles from the Studio Ghibli library will be reissued on Blu-ray in October.
GKIDS has announced a new partnership with Studio Ghibli. As part of the deal, GKIDS will be reissuing an assortment of Studio Ghibli titles on Blu-ray, including numerous films by celebrated director Hayao Miyazaki.
The first batch of titles is set to hit stores on October 17 and will include:
Two additional titles will then hit stores on October 24:
Likewise, two more titles are currently available for pre-order and are set for a November 21 release:
Finally, though release dates have not been announced yet, the remainder of GKIDS Studio Ghibli Blu-ray lineup is expected to include:
Full specs have not been detailed yet, but GKIDS has stated that each release will feature three subtitle options: English for Japanese audio (translated), English SDH, and French. Likewise, the discs will use studio approved masters and dubs. Supplements are pending, but the company posted on its Twitter that it will be trying to "earn" double dips from customers who already own previous Blu-ray versions of the titles.
You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.
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