July 6, 2021

“Porco Rosso” and “From Up on Poppy Hill” Arrive in Limited Edition Steelbook™

Acclaimed Animated Features from Studio Ghibli Arrive in Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-Ray+DVD September 21, 2021

Studio Ghibli and GKIDS, with distribution by Shout! Factory, will release Porco Rosso and From Up On Poppy Hill, from the famed Studio Ghibli library of films, on September 21, 2021 in limited edition SteelBook™ packaging with striking new art. Each SteelBook™ will house a Blu-ray & DVD combo pack, presenting the film alongside hours of bonus features and a booklet with stunning art and statements from the filmmakers.

With this release, two films from one of the world’s most coveted animation collections can come home to collectors in limited edition SteelBook packaging for the first time in North America.

Porco Rosso and From Up on Poppy Hill now join Spirited Away, Castle in the Sky, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo, The Cat Returns, Whisper of The Heart, The Secret World of Arrietty, The Wind Rises, and Earwig and the Witch in a series of SteelBook releases from the Studio Ghibli collection of films.

Porco Rosso

“Magnificently Entertaining” – Robert Koehler, Variety 

From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away, and Academy Award®-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, comes a dazzling aerial adventure set in and above the scenic port towns of the Adriatic Sea.
“Porco Rosso” is a world-weary flying ace-turned-bounty-hunter, whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell. When he infuriates a band of sky pirates with his heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a hotshot American rival, to get rid of him. But with the help of the teenage girl Fio, an aspiring airplane designer, and a sultry lounge singer named Gina, Porco takes to the skies for what may be his final high-flying showdown.

Bonus Features

  • Exclusive Booklet
  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Behind The Microphone
  • Interview With Toshio Suzuki
  • Original Theatrical Trailers

From Up on Poppy Hill

“Frankly stunning, as beautiful a hand-drawn animated feature as you are likely to see” – Kenneth Turan, The Los Angeles Times

From the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away) comes another animated triumph, directed by Goro Miyazaki and based on a screenplay by Academy Award®-winner Hayao Miyazaki.
Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi and Shun – but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart. Featuring the voices of Gillian Anderson, Sarah Bolger, Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Fuhrman, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Emily Osment, Aubrey Plaza, Charlie Saxton, Alex Wolff, and Anton Yelchin.

Bonus Features

  • Exclusive Booklet
  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Behind The Microphone
  • Interview With Goro Miyazaki
  • 10 Years With Hayao Miyazaki Documentary Episode
  • Speech And Press Conference From Hayao Miyazaki
  • Yokohama Featurette
  • Music Video
  • Original Theatrical Trailers

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