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Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no Haka) (Blu-ray)=

†††† The American release from Sentai Filmworks contains the storyboard picture-in-picture track, the deleted scene storyboards, and a trailer, missing the directorís commentary available on our edition. So thatís a win over the Region A release.

†††† However, the UK release from Studio Canal contains the following extras:

  • Picture-in-Picture Storyboards
  • Interview with Director Isao Takahata
  • Japanese Release Promo Featuring Interview with Director Isao Takahata and Writer Akiyuki Nosaka
  • Historical Perspective Documentary
  • Interview with Film Critic Roger Ebert
  • Deleted Scene Storyboards
  • Bonus Storyboards
  • Studio Ghibli Trailers

†††† Well, I am undeniably torn. The UK release misses out on the directorís commentary, but adds extras interviews and a documentary. Call this one a draw.