Studio Ghibli’s latest anime film, When Marnie Was There (Omoide no Marnie), will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in Japan on March 18, 2015. The sets will feature multiple language options, which are detailed below.
The DVD release will sell for a suggested retail price of 4700 yen (5076 yen tax inclusive in Japan) and contain two discs. It will feature two audio tracks: Japanese Dolby Digital 2ch stereo and 5.0ch. Japanese and English subtitles will be included with this set. On-disc extras will include the storyboard, trailers and more. The disc will be encoded for region 2 and will be in the NTSC format.
The Blu-ray release will sell for a suggested retail price of 6800 yen (7344 yen tax inclusive in Japan) and contain both the film and all extras on a single disc. It will feature three audio tracks: Japanese DTS HD 5.0ch, Japanese Linear PCM 2ch stereo and Mandarin Dolby Digital 5.0ch. English, Chinese and Japanese subtitles will be included with this set. On-disc extras will include the storyboard, the script for dubbing, trailers, a making-of video and more. The Blu-ray will be region free, as is normal with Blu-ray releases of Studio Ghibli films.