Grave of the Fireflies (Japan BD)

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Grave of the Fireflies
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Blu-Ray Cover
Original title 火垂るの墓
(Hotaru no Haka)
Media type Blu-Ray
Aspect Ratio  1.85:1 Letterboxed 16:9 Widescreen
Region A/B/C
Country Japan
Language(s) Japanese (DTS-HD MA 2.0) 24-bit/48Khz
Japanese (DD 2.0)
Subtitle(s) Japanese
Series Ghibli ga Ippai Collection
Publisher Walt Disney Studio Japan
Released 18 July 2012
Video format 1080p MPEG4 AVC/MVGC
# of Discs 1 - BD50
Runtime 88 minutes
Catalog # VWBS-1356
Price ¥7140

Notes: Bundled with the disc is a booklet with an essay by original novelist Akiyuki Nosaka and production notes.

Visual extras:

  • Complete storyboards via the BD picture-in-picture function
  • Recording script
  • Trailers
  • Two standalone storyboard videos (#1 - 2 minute, #2 - 1 minute)
  • Interview with director Isao Takahata (18 minutes)
  • Interview with film critic Roger Ebert (12 minutes)
  • Still image collection

Audio extras:

  • Interviews, commentaries by Isao Takahata, art director Nizo Yamamoto, layout artist/animation director assistant Yoshiyuki Momose, color key artist Michiyo Yasuda, sound director Yasuo Uragami, and composer Michio Mamiya
  • Two recording documents (#1 - 6 minutes, #2 - 6 minutes)

Contains MASTER GRADE VIDEO CODING, a proprietary encoding method that allows for optional 36-bit color output on select Panasonic Blu-ray Players.