Shout Factory & GKIDS will bring Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises from director Hayao Miyazaki to Digital & On Demand on September 1, 2020 and Blu-Ray & DVD on September 22, 2020. The Blu-ray release includes an exclusive booklet, feature-length storyboards, and a 10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki documentary episode, which goes behind the scenes in the production of the film. The film was nominated for Best Animated Features at the 2014 Academy Awards.
Synopsis: Jiro Horikoshi is fascinated by aviation but unable to become a pilot due to a medical condition. He moves to Tokyo in 1923, surviving the Great Kanto Earthquake to become a highly accomplished airplane designer. As rumors of war escalate, Jiro reunites with Nahoko, a young woman he met during the earthquake years earlier. The two fall deeply in love, just as Nahoko falls ill with tuberculosis. Inspired by visions of Italian aeronaut Caproni, Jiro must confront mounting tragedies with dignity in this epic tale of love and perseverance.
- Exclusive Booklet
- Feature-Length Storyboards
- 10 Years With Hayao Miyazaki Documentary Episode
- Behind The Microphone
- Film Completion Press Conference
- Original Theatrical Trailers
- TV Spots