Funimation UK Announces Ghost in the Shell 4K UHD Blu-ray Release

We are super excited to announce that Ghost in the Shell is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in the UK & Ireland!

Director Mamoru Oshii’s award-winning cyber-tech thriller has been lovingly remastered in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, and looks and sounds slicker than ever. And yes, it has HDR!

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The iconic 1995 film is getting the 4K treatment in time for release on July 12, 2021 and will be available as a part of our Collector’s Edition 4K Steelbook, as well as a standard edition 4K UHD Blu-ray. Pre-order your copy now!

To make this release extra special, we’ve teamed up with the incredibly talented British artist Matt Ferguson to create some all-new, exclusive artwork for the packaging and extras. 

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Known for his stellar work on Disney, Marvel and Star Wars franchises, Matt Ferguson brings a refreshed but classic look to this iconic cyberpunk masterpiece, and we can’t wait to share it with you!

The Collector’s Edition contains the film on 4K Blu-ray plus a Blu-ray bonus disc packaged in a stunning Steelbook, all housed in a rigid box. Inside, you’ll find six exquisite art cards and a stunning fold-out poster featuring Matt Ferguson’s exclusive design. 

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And if that’s not enough, you’ve also got some excellent on-disc extras to sink your teeth into! Both the standard and Collector’s Editions boast these brand-new special features:

  • Full length audio commentary of the film, including the voices of Mary Claypool, Eric Calderon, Richard Epcar and Charles Solomon
  • “Accessing Section 9: 25 Years into the Future” Featurette
  • “Landscapes & Dreamscapes – The Art and Architecture of GHOST IN THE SHELL” Featurette

What do you think of Ghost in the Shell‘s new look? Will you be picking up a copy? Let us know on Twitter