First Look: New Godzilla Blu-ray/DVD Cover Art from Kraken Releasing
Source: Section23 Films, Kraken Releasing
Special Thanks to Mike Bailiff
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Kraken Releasing has given SciFi Japan new information and a first look at the preliminary packaging art for their upcoming Blu-ray and DVD editions of three classic Godzilla films: EBIRAH: HORROR OF THE DEEP (ゴジラ・エビラ・モスラ 南海の大決闘, Gojira Ebira Mosura Nankai no Daikettoo, 1966) — original U.S. title GODZILLA VS THE SEA MONSTER — GODZILLA VS HEDORAH (ゴジラ対ヘドラ, Gojira Tai Hedora, 1971) — original U.S. title GODZILLA VS THE SMOG MONSTER — and GODZILLA VS GIGAN (地球攻撃命令 ゴジラ対ガイガン, Chikyuu Kogeki Meirei Gojira Tai Gaigan, 1972) — original U.S. title GODZILLA ON MONSTER ISLAND.
Details are still being finalized at this time, but the discs are scheduled to street on May 6, 2014. The Blu-ray and DVD editions of each film will be sold separately; SRPs for the Blu-Rays are $14.98 each and the DVDs at $9.98 each.
The Godzilla Blu-rays and DVDs will feature transfers provided by Toho, Japanese audio with English subtitles and Toho’s international English dubs. The original Japanese theatrical trailers will also be included as extras.
About Kraken Releasing
KRAKEN RELEASING is a new international video distribution label specializing in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror genre entertainment for mainstream audiences. Together with sister labels MAIDEN JAPAN (TOKYO MAGNITUDE 8.0, PAT LABOR, ROYAL SPACE FORCE) and SWITCHBLADE PICTURES (BIG BAD MAMA-SAN, ATTACK GIRLS SWIM TEAM VS. THE UNDEAD) Kraken’s goal is to bring the best filmed entertainment from around the world to our customers.
About Section23 Films
Section23 Films provides home video marketing and distribution services for a variety of companies, including Sentai Filmworks, Switchblade Pictures, and AEsir Holdings. With its special focus on genre entertainment, Section23 Films distributes some of the very best anime, martial arts, and horror titles on the market today.
For more information on Kraken Releasing’s Godzilla Blu-rays and DVDs, please see the previous coverage here on SciFi Japan: