Third Window Films will release ‘Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 80s Kadokawa Years’ in a Limited Edition 4-Disc Blu-ray set on 17 October 2022!

Third Window Films will release Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 80s Kadokawa Years, a Limited Edition 4 Disc Digipack Blu-ray set of four 1980s films from legendary Japanese director Nobuhiko Obayashi, on 17 October 2022.

The set is Limited to just 2000 copies and includes a booklet by Ren Scateni and Joseph Kime.

All four film will be presented with new HD masters and on Blu-ray for the very first time outside of Japan.



Disc 1:

School in the Crosshairs ねらわれた学園  (1981)

Special Features: Selected audio commentary by Aaron Gerow, Interview with Chigumi Obayashi, Translation Notes by Owen Baron, Original Theatrical Trailer



Disc 2:

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time  時をかける少女  (1983)

Special Features: Archival interview with Nobuhiko Obayashi, Tomoyo Harada Story: Audition and Behind the Scenes, Music Video, Original Theatrical Trailer



Disc 3:

The Island Closest to Heaven  天国にいちばん近い島  (1984)

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Samm Deighan, Video Essay: “Obayashi – Femininity in Transition” by Robert Edwards, Original Theatrical Trailer



Disc 4:

His Motorbike, Her Island  彼のオートバイ、彼女の島 (1986)

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Tom Mes, Archival interview with Nobuhiko Obayashi, Original Theatrical Trailer


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