Funimation UK Announces Ghost in the Shell 4K UHD Blu-ray Release

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Darcy Giles
Darcy Giles is the UK Audience Development Manager at Funimation. You'll find her at the cinema or tending to her houseplants.

We are super excited to announce that Ghost in the Shell is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in the UK & Ireland!

Director Mamoru Oshii’s award-winning cyber-tech thriller has been lovingly remastered in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, and looks and sounds slicker than ever. And yes, it has HDR!

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The iconic 1995 film is getting the 4K treatment in time for release on July 12, 2021 and will be available as a part of our Collector’s Edition 4K Steelbook, as well as a standard edition 4K UHD Blu-ray. Pre-order your copy now!

To make this release extra special, we’ve teamed up with the incredibly talented British artist Matt Ferguson to create some all-new, exclusive artwork for the packaging and extras. 

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Known for his stellar work on Disney, Marvel and Star Wars franchises, Matt Ferguson brings a refreshed but classic look to this iconic cyberpunk masterpiece, and we can’t wait to share it with you!

The Collector’s Edition contains the film on 4K Blu-ray plus a Blu-ray bonus disc packaged in a stunning Steelbook, all housed in a rigid box. Inside, you’ll find six exquisite art cards and a stunning fold-out poster featuring Matt Ferguson’s exclusive design. 

Pre-order now from Zavvi.com!

And if that’s not enough, you’ve also got some excellent on-disc extras to sink your teeth into! Both the standard and Collector’s Editions boast these brand-new special features:

  • Full length audio commentary of the film, including the voices of Mary Claypool, Eric Calderon, Richard Epcar and Charles Solomon
  • “Accessing Section 9: 25 Years into the Future” Featurette
  • “Landscapes & Dreamscapes – The Art and Architecture of GHOST IN THE SHELL” Featurette

What do you think of Ghost in the Shell‘s new look? Will you be picking up a copy? Let us know on Twitter

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