Big Monster War/BluRay

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  • Label: Arrow Video
  • Release date: February 22, 2022
  • Yokai Monsters Collection
  • 3 discs
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentations of all four films
  • Optional English subtitles on all four films
  • Reversible sleeves featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jolyon Yates
  • DISC ONE – 100 MONSTERS: Original uncompressed Japanese mono audio; Hiding in Plain Sight, a documentary giving a primer on yokai for Western audiences, featuring interviews with experts Matt Alt, Zack Davisson, Kim Newman, Lynda E. Rucker, and Hiroko Yoda; Theatrical trailer; US re-release trailer; Image gallery
  • DISC TWO – SPOOK WARFARE / ALONG WITH GHOSTS: 4K restoration of Spook Warfare by Kadokawa Pictures; Original uncompressed Japanese mono audio for both films; Theatrical trailers for both films; US re-release trailers for both films; Image galleries for both films
  • DISC THREE – THE GREAT YOKAI WAR: DTS-HD MA 5.1 original Japanese and dubbed English audio; Audio commentary by Japanese cinema expert Tom Mes; Archive interviews with the cast and crew, including Takashi Miike; Short Drama of Yokai, two shorts detailing the further adventures of the yokai; Another Story of Kawataro, two shorts featuring the continuing story of the kappa character in the film; World Yokai Conference, a publicity event where Miike speaks about the film; Promotional Events, video of the press conference to announce the start and completion of filming, as well as the premiere in Tokyo; Documentary on the film’s young star, Ryunosuke Kamiki, and his experience making the film; Theatrical trailer; Image gallery
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