Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 80s Kadokawa Years (Bluray, 4 discs)

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A limited edition 4 disc digipack blu ray set of four 1980's films from legendary Japanese director Nobuhiko Obayashi (Hausu), all presented with new HD masters.

Limited to just 2,000 copies and includes a booklet by Ren Scateni and Joseph Kime.


Disc 1: School in the Crosshairs ねらわれた学園  (1981)
Special Features: Selected audio commentary by Aaron Gerow, Interview with Chigumi Obayashi, Translation Notes by Owen Baron, Original Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time  時をかける少女  (1983)
Special Features: Archival interview with Nobuhiko Obayashi, Tomoyo Harada Story: Audition and Behind the Scenes, Music Video, Original Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3: The Island Closest to Heaven 天国にいちばん近い島  (1984)
Special Features: Audio Commentary by Samm Deighan, Video Essay: “Obayashi - Femininity in Transition” by Robert Edwards, Original Theatrical Trailer

Disc 4: His Motorbike, Her Island 彼のオートバイ、彼女の島 (1986)
Special Features: Audio Commentary by Tom Mes, Archival interview with Nobuhiko Obayashi, Original Theatrical Trailer

Director: Nobuhiko Obayashi

Cast: Tomoyo Harada, Ryôichi Takayanagi, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Kiwako Harada, Riki Takeuchi

Language: Japanese (with English subtitles)

Country: Japan

Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance

Year: 1981-86

Certification: 15

Runtime: 385 minutes + bonus

Region: B

Get the Nobuhiko Anti-War Trilogy here

STREAM The Island Closet to Heaven & His Motor Bike, Her Island  Girl Who Leapt Through Time  on Terravision. UK & Eire residents only

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