Anime Limited Unveils Ultimate Edition Details for Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue has been released countless times over the decades, with various forms of VHS, DVD and Blu-Ray editions of the film being released in the UK alone, but today Anime Limited (All The Anime) have unveiled their release plans for the ‘Ultimate Edition’ of Perfect Blue.

Scheduled for release on the 29th April 2019, and exclusive to Anime Limited Store and Zavvi with an RRP of £99.99, this ‘Ultimate Edition’ release will contain Perfect Blue on Blu-Ray with a brand new High Definition transfer (and yes it is different to the previous Collector’s Edition, Standard Edition and Steelbook Blu-Ray releases by Anime Limited) in English and Japanese audio, a soundtrack CD featuring music from the film, a 48-page companion book and the original 384 page storyboard book that was released in Japan.

Blu-Ray Disc Contents:

  • New 1080p High Definition Transfer
  • English 5.1, Japanese Mono and Japanese 5.1 with English Subtitles
  • Interview with Satoshi Kon (Director)
  • Interview with Junko Iwao (Japanese voice of Mima)
  • Interview with Ruby Marlow (English voice of Mima)
  • Interview with Wendee Lee (English voice of Rumi)
  • Interview with Bob Marks (English voice of Me-Mania)
  • “Angel of Your Heart” Recording Session footage
  • Original UK/US trailer
  • Lecture 1 – Mima: From Idol to Acress
  • Lecture 2 – The Appearance of Virtual Mima
  • Lecture 3 – Mimi, Lost Between Dream and Reality

Soundtrack Contents:

  1. Angel Of Love – Misa, Emiko Furakawa, Mie Shimizu
  1. Alone But at Ease – Emiko Furakawa, Mie Shimizu
  1. Mima’s Theme – Masahiro Ikumi
  1. Nightmare – Masahiro Ikumi
  1. Virtual Mima – Masahiro Ikumi
  1. Uchida’s Theme – Masahiro Ikumi
  1. Cherish These Moments – Misa
  1. Nightmare (Kaminari Version) – Masahiro Ikumi
  1. Virtual Mima (Voice Version) – Masahiro Ikumi
  1. Season – M-Voice

Companion Book:

  • 48-Page Softcover book
  • Sketches, Artwork, Character Designs, Comments

Storyboard Collection:

  • A4 Hardback 384-page book [Originally three books in Japan]
  • Entire film in storyboard format

Perfect Blue Ultimate Edition will be released on the 29th April 2019 and is available exclusively from the Anime Limited Store and Zavvi. Those with an Anime Limited Store account can also receive a ‘special discount’ by using the code PERFECTULTIMATE at the checkout.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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