Aniplex of America set to Release Blue Exorcist The Movie in a Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set and DVD

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, September 29, 2013

After holdings screenings of Blue Exorcist The Movie at select theaters in North America, Aniplex of America has confirmed home release plans. The movie will be released on DVD and Limited Edition Blu-Ray packages on December 17th. The DVD has an MSRP of $39.98 ($29.98 at Rightstuf and other retailers) while the Blu-Ray has an MSRP of $89.98 ($69.98 at Rightstuf and other retailers). Check out the full details on what each package includes below.

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 28, 2013) – At their recent industry panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta in Georgia, Aniplex of America Inc. announced its home video release plans for Blue Exorcist The Movie in North America on December 17th 2013. The Blue Exorcist series is an anime based on Kazue Kato’s hit manga published in Jump Square (by SHUEISHA) and it streamed on Hulu, crunchyroll, as well as on Neon Alley (English dub version). In response to its worldwide popularity, the movie was produced with an original story and released in North American theaters in August.

The action-packed fantasy tale from animation studio A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic) features plenty of breathtaking visuals throughout the film. Blue Exorcist The Movie made its US debut at Anime Expo in Los Angeles this past July.

Blue Exorcist The Movie will be released in both a Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set and DVD. Both SKUs will feature the original Japanese and English audio (5.1 surround sound). The Blu-ray Box Set will also include 2 Commentary Tracks by the creative staff and Japanese voice cast and promotional trailers. In addition, it will also include the feature film on a Blu-ray disc, a Bonus DVD featuring an Exclusive Staff Interview, a Deluxe Booklet, along with some Exclusive Illustration Postcards all encased in a rigid box illustrated by the original manga author Kazue Kato.

Both SKUs will be available for pre-order through Rightstuf.com and Aniplex’s official retailers (AniplexUSA.com/retailers) starting on Monday September 30th. The Limited Edition Blu-ray Box will be distributed in limited quantities and sold while supplies last.

 

Blue Exorcist The Movie Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set features:
 2 Discs (Feature BD disc + Bonus DVD) (TRT: Approx. 88 min.)
 Video: 16:9 Widescreen
 Audio: Japanese & English (both 5.1 surround sound)
 Subtitles: English
 2 Audio Commentary Tracks by Production staff and Japanese Cast
1) Nobuhiko Okamoto (Rin), Hidenobu Kiuchi (Liu), Atsushi Takahashi (Director), and
Kenichi Hayashi (Animation Producer)
2) Jun Fukuyama (Yukio), Rie Kugimiya (Usamaro), Atsushi Takahashi (Director), and
Takamitsu Inoue (Producer)
 Promotional Trailers and Commercials

 Bonus DVD: Exclusive Staff Interview
Atsushi Takahashi (Director), Kenichi Hayashi (Animation Producer), and Takamitsu Inoue
(Producer)
 Deluxe Booklet
 Exclusive Illustration Postcards
 Rigid Box illustrated by Kazue Kato (Manga Author)
 2-sided BD Wrapsquantities and sold while supplies last.

 

Blue Exorcist The Movie DVD features:
 Audio: Japanese & English (both 5.1 surround sound)
 Video: 16:9 Widescreen
 Subtitles: English

 Mini Pin-up Poster
 2-sided Wrap in O-sleeve Case

 

Blue Exorcist The Movie can be pre-ordered and purchased at:
Right Stuf: http://rightstuf.com/i/AOA3401 (Blu-ray) http://rightstuf.com/i/AOA3402 (DVD)

For detailed information, please visit:
www.BlueExorcist.com/themovie

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