Gauche the Cellist (Japan DVD - Pioneer)

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Gauche the Cellist
Goshu DVD Pioneer Japan Cover.jpg
Original title セロ弾きのゴーシュ
(Serohiki no Go-shu)
Media type DVD
Aspect Ratio  Fullscreen 4:3
Region 2
Country Japan
Language(s) Japanese mono (DD 2.0)
Subtitle(s) Japanese, English
Publisher Pioneer LDC
Released 22 September 2000
21 December 2003
Video format NTSC
# of Discs 1
Runtime 63 minutes, plus 84 minutes of extras
Catalog # First press: PIBA-3012
Re-release: GNBA-3002

Original Price: ¥7800 (tax included)
Reissue Price: ¥3800

Notes: First DVD release in Japan for this 1980 title from Oh Production, through Pioneer (and Anido Films) under their Special Collection label. The disc features a new master transfer for the film and the trailer from the original negatives.

This single-disc release has since been replaced by a 2-disc release through BVHE (Buena Vista Home Entertainment) Japan as a Ghibli ga Ippai Collection Special.

Disc contents:

  • The film itself (with selectable Japanese or English subtitles)
  • 4-Minute trailer
  • Staff and cast list
  • Staff interviews
  • Galleries
    • Imageboards
    • Storyboards
    • Two galleries of art and background boards
    • Character model sheets
    • Other - art for posters, theater program pamphlet, magazine pin-ups
  • 12-page foldout pamphlet