'Sky Crawlers' to Invade Blu-ray this May

Posted Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 12:05 PM PDT by Peter Bracke
The Sky Crawlers

The Japanese sci-fi hit 'The Sky Crawlers' is coming to high-def, with Sony setting a late-May Blu-ray arrival for the cult favorite.

Telling the tale of an alternate future where forever-young teens must rise against their adult oppressors, the Mamoru Oshii-directed animated fantasy will arrive Stateside on May 26, day-and-date on Blu-ray and DVD.

Extras include only a pair of featurettes ("Animation Research for The Sky Crawlers," "The Sound Design and Animation of The Sky Crawlers").

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be another featurette, "Sky's the Limit: An Interview with Director Mamoru Oshii," as well as BD-Live connectivity.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $34.95.

You'll find the latest specs for 'The Sky Crawlers' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 26.

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