Win NAPPING PRINCESS Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack!
Shout! Factory is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack of GKIDS’ acclaimed anime film NAPPING PRINCESS (ひるね姫 〜知らないワタシの物語〜, Hirune Hime 〜Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari〜, 2017) from director Kenji Kamiyama (GHOST IN THE SHELL: STAND ALONE COMPLEX, EDEN OF THE EAST, upcoming ULTRAMAN anime film).
The film is set in the year 2020, three days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. While she should be studying for her exams, Kokone Morikawa often dozes off, entering a dream-world called Heartland full of fantastic motorized contraptions. But when her father, a talented but mysterious mechanic, is kidnapped for stealing technology from a powerful corporation, it’s up to Kokone and her childhood friend Morio to save him. Together they realize that Kokone’s dream-world holds the answers to the mystery behind the stolen tech, uncovering a trail of clues to her father’s disappearance and ultimately a surprising revelation about Kokone’s family.
NAPPING PRINCESS debuts on Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack (SLP: $26.99) and DVD (SLP: $16.97) January 30 from GKIDS and Shout! Factory. The film is presented in Japanese, English and French with optional English and French subtitles, has a runtime of approximately 106 minutes and is not rated. Bonus materials include interviews with the director and cast, trailers, and TV spots.
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES and INFORMATION
A. There are two (2) prizes, with each prize consisting of one (1) NAPPING PRINCESS Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack.
B. Prizes will be shipped to the contest winners so entrants must include a valid mailing address. This contest is only open to participants in the United States and Canada.
C. In the event that a winner chooses not to (or cannot) accept a prize, he or she forfeits all claim to that prize.
D. One entry per person. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution of prizes allowed.
Duration of contests:
A. The “NAPPING PRINCESS” contest runs from January 15 until 11:59pm on January 29, 2018.
How to enter:
A. Submit your name, email address, and mailing address for the random drawing.
B. Be sure to write “NAPPING PRINCESS” in the subject header of your email entry. SciFi Japan often runs multiple contests at the same time, so any entries without “NAPPING PRINCESS” in the subject header will be discarded.
Determination of winners:
A. Only contestants who have submitted the requested information will be entered in the final drawing. The first two randomly drawn eligible entries will be judged the winners for this contest.
B. SciFi Japan is not responsible for typographical, electronic or other errors in Internet operation affecting the offering, outcome, administration of the contest or the announcement of prizes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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D. Following the drawing, winners will be notified via email.
THE “NAPPING PRINCESS” CONTEST
Just email the following info to “NAPPING PRINCESS” at firstname.lastname@example.org and you’re in the contest. Good luck!
GKIDS is a producer and distributor of award-winning feature animation for both adult and family audiences. Since 2010, the company has scored an astounding nine Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations with THE SECRET OF KELLS in 2010, A CAT IN PARIS and CHICO & RITA in 2012, ERNEST & CELESTINE in 2014, THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA and SONG OF THE SEA in 2015, BOY AND THE WORLD and WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE in 2016, and MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI in 2017. GKIDS also handles North American distribution for the famed Studio Ghibli library of films, one of the world’s most coveted animation collections with titles SPIRITED AWAY, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, PRINCESS MONONOKE and others.
GKIDS recently launched ANIMATION IS FILM, an annual LA-based film festival. The first edition took place October 20-22 at the Mann Chinese Theater in Hollywood for a sold-out audience of 5,000. ANIMATION IS FILM embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form and is a vocal advocate for filmmakers who push the boundaries of their work to the fullest range of expression that the medium is capable of.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
For more information on NAPPING PRINCESS, please see the previous coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- ENSHEN AND HER MAGIC TABLET (Hirune Hime) Anime Film Trailer & Images from Warner Bros. Japan
- NAPPING PRINCESS on Blu-ray & DVD January 30 from GKIDS/Shout! Factory