Steins;Gate Film's 2nd DVD/BD Promo, TV Ad Streamed
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Publisher Kadokawa began streaming the second round of promotional videos and television commercials for the DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of the Steins;Gate Fuka Ryōiki no Déjà vu film on Friday. The anime is slated to ship on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in Japan on December 13. Voice actor Mamoru Miyano (voice of Rintarō Okabe) narrates both videos, and explains the contents of the limited edition Blu-rays and DVDs. Both videos also feature the film's opening them, "Anata no Eranda Kono Toki o" (This Time That You Have Chosen) by Kanako Itou.
The limited-edition Blu-ray Disc bundle will include five discs, a new 40-minute drama CD titled "Gensonzai no A Posteriori" (A Posteriori of Existence), a second 99-minute drama CD, soundtrack, 100-page booklet, and event and promotional videos. The limited Blu-ray Disc will cost 10,500 yen (about US$109), while the regular version will cost 7,140 yen (US$74). The regular DVD volume will retail at 6,090 yen (US$63).
People who pre-order the discs at select retailers in Japan will receive exclusive bonuses such as posters, clear files, and tapestries. The first fans to pre-order any volume at select retailers will also receive an A3-sized portrait of the main characters. The first people to pre-order the limited-edition Blu-ray Disc will receive three "time machine plate" stickers and another all-new drama CD.
The sequel to the 2011 Steins;Gate television anime series opened on April 20 in at least 30 theaters across Japan. The film had earned 500 million yen (about US$5 million) at the box office as of June 2. The film reunites the television series' cast and staff with a completely new story set after the "true end" of the television series.