Arrow Video's Epic Limited Edition Battle Royale Box Set

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One word is awesome! That's how I describe this box-set, Arrow Video have really pulled out all the stops for Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale, this beast of a box-set is rammed to the rafters of glorious special features and is fully restored in High-Definition.

The DVD/Blu-ray box-set comes with 3-discs and one of the most intriguing aspects of this limited edition set is the inclusion of a 32 page comic book, how is awesome is that!

Arrow Video will release this epic 3-disc box-set on both Blu-ray & DVD in the UK on December 13, 2010.

You can pre-order the DVD at Play.com for £16.99 HERE and the Blu-ray for £17.99 HERE. IS it just me or is this freaking cheap? That's like the deal of the century!

Check out the list of specs & artwork below:

  • Region 0
  • Brand New Restored Transfer In Glorious High Definition 1080p Of Both Films
  • Brand New Subtitle Translation On Both Features
  • Limited Edition Packaging Numbered #/5000 With Certificate
  • Limited Edition Exclusive Special Features
  • 5x7" Postcards Of Stills From The Film [Le Exclusive]
  • Fold-Out Reversible Poster Of Original Artwork
  • Disc 1: Theatrical Cut - Special Features:
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • The Making Of Battle Royale: The Experience Of 42 High School Students
  • Conducting Battle Royale With The Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Disc 2: Special Edition (Director's Cut) - Special Features:
  • Special Edition Trailer
  • TV Spot: Tarantino Version
  • Shooting The Special Edition
  • Takeshi Kitano Interview
  • The Correct Way To Make Battle Royale [Birthday Verion]
  • Tokyo International Film Festival Presentation
  • Disc 3: Special Features:
  • Opening Day At Maru No Uchi Toei Movie Theatre
  • The Slaughter Of 42 High School Students
  • Premiere Press Conference
  • The Correct Way To Fight In Battle Royale
  • Royale Rehearsals
  • Masamichi Amano Conducts Battle Royale
  • Special Effects Comparison
  • Behind The Scenes Featurette
  • Filming On Set
  • TV Spots, Promos And Commercials
  • Kinji Fukasaku Trailer Reel
  • 32 Page Comic
  • 36 Page Booklet Including:
  • 'A Battle Without An End' By Tom Mes, Author Of 'The Midnight Eye Guide To New Japanese Film'
  • Printed Interview With Director Kinji Fukasaku
  • 'Today's Lesson Is... You Kill Each Other' By Jay Mcroy, Author Of 'Japanese Horror Cinema' [Le Exclusive]
  • Extract From Koushun Takami's Original Novel [Le Exclusive]
  • Original Promotional Material Including Director's Statement, Cast And Crew Biogs [Le Exclusive]
  • 16 Page Booklet Including:
  • Concept Artwork And Drawings For The Limited Edition Set [Le Exclusive]
 
 
 
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