Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away’ and ‘The Cat Returns’ on Blu-ray in June


Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today announced that it will be bringing two Studio Ghibli films to Blu-ray on June 16, 2015, including the Oscar-winning film, Spirited Away from beloved animator Hayao Miyazaki.

'Spirited Away' on Blu-rayFrom Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema, comes the Oscar-winning triumph (2002, Best Animated Feature Film), Spirited Away, filled with astonishing beauty and epic adventure, a dazzling masterpiece for the ages. Spirited Away is a wondrous fantasy about a young girl, Chihiro, trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call on the courage she never knew she had to free herself and return her family to the outside world. An unforgettable story, brimming with creativity, Spirited Away will take you on a journey beyond your imagination. It’s a fantastic tale the whole family will want to experience over and over again on Disney Blu-ray! Now available for pre-order.

English Voice Cast: Daveigh Chase (Chihiro), Suzanne Pleshette (Yubaba/Zeniba), Jason Marsden (Haku), Susan Egan (Lin), David Ogden Stiers (Kamaji), Lauren Holly (Chihiro’s Mother), Michael Chiklis (Chihiro’s Father), John Ratzenberger (Assistant Manager), Tara Strong (‘Baby’) & Bob Bergen (Aogaeru).

BONUS FEATURES:

  • Introduction by John Lasseter
  • The Art of Spirited Away
  • Behind The Microphone
  • Original Japanese Storyboards
  • Nippon Television Special
  • Original Japanese Trailers
  • TV Spots

'The Cat Returns' on Blu-rayFrom the Studio that brought you Spirited Away, comes the visually stunning The Cat Returns. Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat, and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. To change her fate, she’ll need to learn to believe in herself and, in the process, she will learn to appreciate her everyday life. For the first time ever on Disney Blu-ray comes The Cat Returns, a magical animated adventure that will delight and inspire everyone. Now available for pre-order.

English Voice Cast: Anne Hathaway (Haru), Cary Elwes (The Baron), Peter Boyle (Muta), Elliott Gould (Toto),
Andy Richter (Natoru), Rene Auberjonois (Natori), Tim Curry (Cat King), Judy Greer (Yuki), Andrew Bevis (Prince Lune), Kristen Bell (Hiromi), Kristine Sutherland (Haru’s Mother) and Katia Coe (Little Haru).

BONUS FEATURES:

  • Original Japanese Storyboards
  • Original Japanese Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • The Making of The Cat Returns
  • Behind The Microphone

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