Grave of the Fireflies (USA DVD - Collector's Series)

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Grave of the Fireflies
Collector's Series
Grave DVD CPM Collector USA Cover.jpg
Original title 火垂るの墓
(Hotaru no Haka)
Media type DVD
Aspect Ratio  Anamorphic widescreen 1.85
Region 1
Country USA
Language(s) Japanese (DD 2.0)
English (DD 2.0)
Subtitle(s) English
Publisher Central Park Media
Released CPM: 8 October 2002
Video format NTSC
# of Discs 2
Runtime 88 minutes
Catalog # CPMD-2206 ASIN: B00006HAWP

Price: $29.99

This 2-disc CPM release is out of print. ADV Films acquired the US distribution rights in 2009 and has re-released the contents of this collector's edition at a reduced price under their label.

First disc contains:

  • The film itself
  • Full Storyboards via Alternate Angle

Second disc contains:

  • Interview with Film Critic Roger Ebert
  • Creative team extras:
    • Interview with Director Isao Takahata
    • Author Akiyuki Nosaka's Biography
    • Director Isao Takahata's Biography
    • Japanese Release Promo
  • Production extras:
    • DVNR (Digital Video Noise Reduction) Featurette
    • Art Gallery
    • Locations, Then and Now
    • Bonus Storyboards
    • US Trailer
    • Japanese Trailer
  • Historical Perspective with Professor Theodore F. Cook & Professor Haruko Taya Cook, authors of Japan at War and Emperor's War, People's Wars
  • DVD-ROM content