Classic Japanese Anime Collection [4-DVD box set]
(Japan, 2007, DVD. All regions. NTSC. In Japanese, with available Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean subtitles.)
This four-DVD set of vintage anime presents 55 titles from the 1920s and 1930s, the Golden Age of Japanese silent film. With unprecedented multilingual translation, this collection is the first to offer international audiences many of these classic anime as they were originally experienced by Japanese viewers, with accompanying benshi narration. Entertaining, exciting, and startling, the collection will be treasured by enthusiasts and researchers as a valuable tool for retracing Japanese animation from its earliest roots.
Special features include:
• Live narration on many titles by such beloved benshi as Midori Sawato
• A rare opportunity to compare two separate benshi performances on a single title, Danemon’s Monster Hunt at Shojoji
• A collection of “record talkies,” anime that came to theaters together with a gramophone record to provide a simultaneous audio track with music, voice, and effects … now synchronized with the film.
Check back soon—a full list of contents will be available February 14!
Available April 27: ¥12,800—estimated overseas price US$110.00.
Bis zum 1. Februar gibt es noch eine Rabatt-Aktion für Vorbesteller, Einzelheiten finden sich hier.
Das gleiche Label wird außerdem klassische japanische Filme veröffentlichen:
Now in production … Two DVDs featuring Taki no Shiraito (The Water Magician), Tokyo Koshinkyoku (Tokyo March), Orizuru Osen (The Downfall of Osen), and a fragment of Tojin Okichi by Kenji Mizoguchi, and two other DVDs featuring Tsumasaburo Bando in Orochi (Serpent), Gyakuryu (Backward Flow), Yuki no Wataridori (Koina no Ginpei, Migratory Snow Bird), and Kosuzume Toge (Kosuzume Mountain Pass).
Bearbeitet von Funxton, 16. Juli 2009, 20:42.