Osamu Tezuka’s anime classic “Metropolis” is getting a new Steelbook release in January

On January 16th, Eureka/Masters of Cinema are releasing the anime classic Metropolis in a new limited edition steelbook.

Based on a Japanese manga this was itself based on the silent movie classic, Metropolis will be arriving for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK.

This isn’t an exclusive, so we’ll add more links as we get them.

Pre-order: HMV | Zavvi

Based on the classic comic created by revered manga artist and animator Osamu Tezuka (Astroboy), written by anime legend Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira) and directed by Rintaro (Galaxy Express 999), Metropolis is a spectacular film featuring stunning imagery and unforgettable characters.

In the industrial, tri-level world of Metropolis, Duke Red is a powerful leader with plans to unveil a highly advanced robot named Tima. But Duke Red’s violent son Rock distrusts robots and intends to find and destroy Tima. Lost in the confusing labyrinth beneath Metropolis, Tima is beginning a friendship with the young nephew of a Japanese detective. But when Duke Red separates the two innocents, Tima’s life – and the fate of the universe – is dangerously at stake.

Eureka Entertainment is proud to present Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, in a Special Dual-Format edition and limited edition Dual-Format SteelBook.

  • DTS-HD Master Audio sountrack (both Japanese and English audio) on the Blu-ray
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • The Making of Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis – a documentary on the film’s production
  • Interviews with the films creators
  • Multi-angle animation comparisons
  • Original trailer

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3 Responses

  1. Xavier Xavier says:

    @Eurekavideo Is the US getting this? Or will it at least be region free?

  2. @Eurekavideo That’s a nice surprise!

  3. Matt H. Matt H. says:

    @Eurekavideo What a lovely surprise! This will look nice next to the steel for the Lang film.

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