Makoto Shinkai's The Garden of Words Blu-ray/DVD to Have English Subs

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

The official website for Makoto Shinkai's newest film The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa) has revealed that the film's release on Blu-ray Disc and DVD will include Japanese, English, and Chinese subtitles. The Blu-ray release will include a 16-page booklet and a copy of the film's soundtrack with 90 minutes of planned video bonus features, such as interviews with the cast and Shinkai, a "long" feature on Shinkai's filmography, a video storyboard, and the theatrical preview video. The Blu-ray Disc retails for 6,090 yen (about US$65) and the DVD retails for 3,360 yen (US$36). The DVD release will also come with the soundtrack CD, 30 minutes of bonus footage including the interviews, theatrical preview video, and a "short" feature on Shinkai's filmography.

The film itself will be approximately 46 minutes long. The film will open on May 31, and the home video release is slated for June 21.

Image © Makoto Shinkai/CoMix Wave Films

Thanks to WTK for the news tip.

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