Laputa: Castle in the Sky (USA DVD - Special Edition)

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Castle in the Sky
Special Edition
Laputa USA DVD SE Cover.jpg
Special edition cover art
Original title 天空の城ラピュタ
(Tenkuu no Shiro Rapyuta)
Media type DVD
Aspect Ratio  Anamorphic widescreen 1.85 AR
Region 1
Country USA
Language(s) Japanese (DD 2.0)
English (DD 5.1)
French (DD 2.0)
Subtitle(s) English, English for the hearing impaired, French
Series Disney Presents a Studio Ghibli film
Publisher Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Released 2 March 2010
Video format 480p/480i
# of Discs 2
Runtime 124 minutes
Catalog # 10183600

Price $29.99

Notes: Rated PG. 2-disc special edition set. Disc contents:

  • World of Ghibli – An Extraordinary Interactive Experience
  • Enter the Lands – Meet the characters and hear the story of the movie
  • Behind the Studio – Discover the film’s inspiration through documentaries, including all-new interviews with Hayao Miyazaki
  • Storyboard Presentation of the Movie
  • Introduction by John Lasseter

This edition also comes with a small lithograph of the original Japanese theater poster art printed on high-quality card stock.

It should be noted, though, that the English track on this release has been modified: the rerecorded score by Joe Hisaishi on the English track has been reverted to the Japanese sound mix. Several extra lines added in for the dub are also cut.