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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
  • Trailers
  • 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.

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