Metropolis Blu-Ray Release by Mill Creek Listed

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Amazon is listing a Blu-ray Disc release of the Metropolis anime film by home video distribution company Mill Creek Entertainment. The Blu-ray Disc is listed with a June 5 release date.

Rintaro directed the 2001 film, with a script by Katsuhiro Otomo. It is adapted from a manga by Osamu Tezuka.

In the film, young boy Kenichi and his detective uncle, Shunsaku Ban, leave Japan to visit the giant city of Metropolis, in search of the criminal, Dr. Laughton. However, when they finally find Dr. Laughton, Kenichi and Shunsaku find themselves separated and plunged into the middle of a larger conspiracy. While Shunsaku searches for his nephew and explanations, Kenichi tries to protect Tima (a mysterious young girl), from Duke Red and his adopted son Rock, both of whom have very different reasons for wanting to find her.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment last released the film in February 2017 on Blu-ray Disc. Eureka also released the film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in the United Kingdom in January 2017.

Thanks to jlaking for the news tip.

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