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Anime Limited to Release Shinkai's Distant Star and Place Promised on Blu-ray

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Company will also include short Travelling Daru with the release.

Anime Limited has confimed on its facebook page that it will release Makoto Shinkai's 25-minute film Voices of a Distant Star and his feature The Place Promised in Our Early Days on a single disc. According to the page, "Blu-ray (is) confirmed and we'll have more details soon." A DVD edition is also confirmed.

Both Shinkai films were previously released on UK DVD by ADV Films, but were later deleted.

Anime Limited added, "Also added into the mix is a sweet little piece called 'Travelling Daru' - a short prepared by a lot of the team involved in The Children Who Chase Lost Voices. We'll be including this with our release too.' The ten-minute short was created by a team at CoMix Wave Films headed up by Ushio Tazawa. According to a Crunchyroll representative, the title "tells the story of Daru, a handmade stuffed toy, who goes on a journey searching for its owner after they get separated at the airport." A trailer for 'Travelling Daru' is available below.

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