The Empire of Corpses [Limited Edition Steelbox] [UK] (BD+DVD)
Title: The Empire of Corpses [Limited Edition Steelbox] [UK]
Running time: 120
Distributor: Anime Limited
Release date: 2016-09-26
Suggested retail price: $34.99
Age rating: 15
From the studio that produced Attack on Titan comes a captivating historical action thriller based on a Phillip K. Dick Award winning novel by Project Itoh. In an alternate version of 19th century London, the world has been revolutionized by “corpse reanimation technology” creating armies of undead who serve the living as laborers across the globe.
In an attempt to revive his dearly departed friend, young medical student John Watson becomes obsessed with replicating the work of Dr. Victor Frankenstein—the legendary corpse engineer whose research produced the only re-animated corpse to possess a soul. But when his illegal experiments put him at odds with the British government, Watson is drafted into a worldwide race to find the lost research notes of Victor Frankenstein before the secrets of the human soul fall into the wrong hands.
Contains the film on both Blu-ray and DVD presented in a wonderful Limited Edition Steel box. Also included are art cards and a booklet that explores the world of The Empire of Corpses and an interview with director and screenwriter of the film.
On-disc extras: Promo videos, original trailer, Funimation Short: Empire of Corpses.
NOTE: On-disc extras are exclusive to Blu-ray disc only.
(added on 2016-11-10, modified on 2016-11-10)
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