1961 sci-fi Mothra getting a Blu-ray Steelbook in July
The 1961 science fiction classic “Mothra“ is finally coming to Blu-ray Disc, in a Steelbook, on July 9th via Mill Creek Entertainment. The film, directed by Ishiro Honda, featured a cast of Frankie Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyoto Kagawa, and Ken Uehara. This is the first time the film has been available in the United States on the Blu-ray format. The Blu-ray Steelbook of Mothra is available now for pre-order over at Amazon.
UPDATE: Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio (presumably in Mono) for both English and Japanese tracks – including English and Japanese subtitles.
Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Includes both the Japanese and U.S. edits of the film
- Feature-length Audio Commentary
- Photo Gallery
Further below, after the break, you can find more artwork for the Steelbook, info regarding this upcoming release, and the original theatrical trailer for the film.