Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, Steamboy and Paprika Set for October Release

Q4 Releases

Manga Entertainment are very excited to release much-loved anime movies Paprika, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie and Steamboy on DVD/Blu-ray Double Play this October!

Cult favourite Cowboy Bebop: The Movie will be available to purchase from October 9th, followed by Katsuhiro Otomo’s Steamboy on the 16th and Satoshi Kon’s sci-fi fantasy Paprika on the 23rd.

All three films will include both DVD and Blu-ray formats, an o-card and reversible inlay design.

 

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

On Blu-ray for the first time ever!

Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture of the person behind the destruction. On the spaceship “Bebop,” Spike Spiegel and his crew of bounty hunters (Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Ed and Ein) are bored and short of cash. But with the news of the reward everything changes.

Based on the wildly popular TV series, Cowboy Bebop, the big-screen smash Cowboy Bebop: The Movie pits Spike and Co. against their deadliest adversary ever. Featuring stunning, state-of-the-art animation, this action-packed sci-fi adventure builds to a breath-taking, nail-biting climax, guaranteed to keep you hanging on the edge of your seat.

PRE-ORDER COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE NOW

 

Steamboy

Steamboy

On Blu-ray for the first time ever!

From the leader in anime Katsuhiro Otomo (Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis, Memories), comes his first feature-length directorial project since his breakthrough film (Akira). Ten years in the making, with a total budget of $22 million, Steamboy is the most expensive Japanese anime production ever. A retro science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, Steamboy features an inventor prodigy named Ray Steam, who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation, the Steam Ball. Young Ray Steam must use the Steam Ball to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction. With more than 180,000 drawings and 400 CG cuts, Steamboy is one of the most elaborate animated features ever created. Steamboy will be brought to life with an outstanding ensemble voiceover cast including Anna Paquin (X-Men), Patrick Stewart (X-Men), and Alfred Molina (Spider-man 2).

PRE-ORDER STEAMBOY NOW

 

Paprika

Paprika

Prepare to enter the realm of fantasy and imagination — where reality and dreams collide in a kaleidoscopic mindscape of sheer visual genius. The magical tale centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject’s dream. After being stolen, a fearless detective and brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device — before it falls into the hands of a “dream terrorist” in this gripping anime thriller from acclaimed director Satoshi Kon.

PRE-ORDER PAPRIKA NOW

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