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Kiki’s Delivery Service and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Steelbooks Coming August 25

Kiki’s Delivery Service and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind are to be released in a collector’s steelbook from Shout! Factory and GKIDS.

As stated by GKIDS, Studio Ghibli’s Kiki’s Delivery Service and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind will be released in a steelbook limited edition. Steelbook editions are released in collector quality metal cases, and come with extra material.

These include special features and booklets containing insights from the director and staff of each film. Other Studio Ghibli steelbook releases include Ponyo, and Howl’s Moving Castle which came out on May 12th.

You can read the official synopses and list of bonus features from GKIDS below.


Kiki’s Delivery Service

From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away and Ponyo, and Academy Awardâ-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, comes the beloved coming-of-age story of a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight in a moment of self-doubt.
It is tradition for all young witches to leave their families on the night of a full moon and fly off into the wide world to learn their craft. When that night comes for Kiki, she embarks on her new journey with her sarcastic black cat, Jiji, landing the next morning in a seaside village, where her unique skills make her an instant sensation. Don’t miss this delightfully imaginative and timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world, featuring the voices of Kirsten Dunst, Janeane Garofalo, Phil Hartman, and Debbie Reynolds.

Bonus Features:

  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Original Theatrical Trailers
  • Ursula’s Painting
  • Creating Kiki’s Delivery Service
  • Producer’s Perspective: Collaborating with Miyazaki
  • Behind the Microphone
  • The Locations of Kiki’s Delivery Service
  • Kiki & Jiji
  • Flying with Kiki & Beyond
  • 8-page Booklet with Producer’s and Director’s Statements

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Written and directed by Academy Awardâ-winner Hayao Miyazaki, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is an epic masterpiece of sweeping scope and grandeur that remains one of the most breathtaking and exhilarating animated films of all time.
A thousand years after the Seven Days of Fire destroyed civilization, warring human factions survive in a world devastated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects. The peaceful Valley of the Wind is nestled on the edge of the Toxic Forest and led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, whose love of all living things leads her into terrible danger, as she fights to restore balance between humans and nature. Featuring the voices of Alison Lohman, Uma Thurman, Patrick Stewart, Edward James Olmos and Shia LaBeouf.

Bonus Features:

  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Original Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots
  • Audio Commentary with Hideaki Anno and Kazuyoshi Katayama
  • Interview with Toshio Suzuki and Hideaki Anno: “Nausicaä and Evangelion! The Whereabouts of the Giant Warrior?”
  • Behind the Microphone
  • Creating Nausicaä
  • 12-page Booklet with Producer’s and Director’s Statements

The limited steelbook editions of Kiki’s Delivery Service and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind will be available from Shout! Factory on August 25th.

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