From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: MIRAI

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Mirai

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A young boy embarks on an enchanting journey and learns the importance of family in the 2019 Academy Award® nominated film, MIRAI, arriving on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE, and On Demand on April 9, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with GKIDS. Hailed by critics as “a work of heart-swelling beauty” (Wendy IdeScreen Daily), MIRAI is backed by an all-star voice cast including John Cho, (Star Trek, Searching), Rebecca Hall (The TownChristine), and Daniel Dae Kim (“LOST,” “Hawaii Five-0”).

From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda (Wolf Children) comes a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai—(meaning “future”)—the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. Kun becomes increasingly jealous of her, until one day he storms off into the garden, where he encounters strange guests from the past and future – including his sister Mirai as a teenager! Together, Kun and Mirai go on a journey through time and space, uncovering their family’s incredible story, in this magical and emotionally soaring adventure about the ties that bring families together and make us who we are.

“An intimately warm hug of a movie that has the power to move us to tears” (Carlos AguilarThe Wrap), MIRAI holds the distinction of being the first animated feature from Japan to be nominated at the Golden Globes for Best Animated Feature and is the 2019 Annie Award winner for Best Animated Feature-Independent. MIRAI on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital takes viewers behind-the-scenes of this acclaimed film with captivating bonus content including an interview with director Mamoru Hosoda and a visit to Studio Chizu. The Blu-ray and Digital editions take fans on an even deeper journey, illuminating the inspirations and makings of MIRAI with two additional hours of never-before-seen bonus features!

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAY & DIGITAL:

  • Japanese Cast Interviews – The cast of the original language version of Mirai is interviewed by host Hiroyuki Amano.
  • Mirai at Cannes Film Festival – Mamoru Hosoda and Moka Kamishiraishi (voice of Kun) attend the Cannes Film Festival for the world premiere of Mirai.
  • The New World of Mamoru Hosoda – A behind-the-scenes at Studio Chizu with Mamoru Hosoda as he builds a new world for Mirai.
  • Mirai in Japan – The director and the cast of Mirai greet audiences across Japan following the release of the film.
  • Mamoru Hosoda Visits Toyoma Prefecture – Gen Hoshino (voice of Father) gets a special tour of Studio Chizu guided by director Mamoru Hosoda.
  • “My Future” by Hosoda and the Japanese Voice Cast – A message from the director and cast of Mirai to their future selves.

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAY, DVD, & DIGITAL:

  • Interview with Director Mamoru Hosoda – An in-depth interview with director Mamoru Hosoda, discussing the challenges that went into the making of Mirai.
  • Visiting Studio Chizu – Gen Hoshino (voice of Father) gets a special tour of Studio Chizu guided by director Mamoru Hosoda.
  • Trailers & TV Spots
  • More from GKIDS

FILMMAKERS:
English Voices: John Cho, Rebecca HallDaniel Dae Kim
Original Voices: Moka Kamishiraishi, Haru Kuroki, Gen Hoshino, Kumiko AsoMitsuo YoshiharaYoshiko Miyazaki, Koji Yakusho/Masaharu Fukuyama
Director, Screenplay, Original Story byMamoru Hosoda
Animation DirectorsHiroyuki AoyamaAyako Hata
Art DirectorsTakashi OmoriYohei Takamatsu
Music ComposerMasakatsu Takagi
Opening and Main Theme Song by: Tatsuro Yamashita

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY:
Street Date: April 9, 2019
Selection Number: 44202763
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: 1080p High-Definition Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles: English SDH, English and Spanish 
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour, 38 Minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD:
Street Date: April 9, 2019
Selection Number: 44202762
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles: English SDH, English and Spanish
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and Japanese Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour, 38 Minutes

For artwork, please log onto our website at www.uphe.com 
Website: www.MiraiMovie.com 
UPHE Website: http://uni.pictures/Mirai 
Trailer: http://uni.pictures/MiraiTrailer 
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