Bluray Deluxe edition: purple slipcase, 3 postcards, film on Bluray, bonus DVD with a making of documentary (39′) and stage greetings reports (press conference on September 1, premiere on September 11, 2021). It is available from several online stores such as CD Japan or Amazon Japan.
One year after its official release in Japanese theaters, Moonlight Shadow, Edmund Yeo‘s remarkable adaptation of Banana Yoshimoto‘s famous novella will be released on Bluray on September 14. The deluxe edition* has a bonus DVD which includes a making of featurette, press conference, stage greetings report and other niceties. It is now available from Amazon Japan (pre-order, choose English from the menu), here’s some other links (Japanese): HMV – Yodobashi – Rakuten (non residents can use proxy services like Buyee or Tenso).
*Disc 1 (standard and deluxe, bluray) has the film, the trailer and some bonus footage
Distributed by Taeyang Media, Edmund Yeo‘s subtle and emotional adaptation of Banana Yoshimoto‘s novella Moonlight Shadow hits South Korean theaters on Wednesday April 27. Recently screened at the Asian Film Festival in Rome, Italy, the movie has so far reached Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and Hong Kong (InDPanda Festival). The film also became available in various countries via Viki and Netflix…
Director Edmund Yeo‘s Moonlight Shadow, a poetic and moving adaptation of Banana Yoshimoto‘s famous novella still on its journey through countries, festivals and streaming options: first Japan, then Taïwan and Malaysia, the next theatrical release date is February 10 for Thailand. On the same day, it will be streamed in Japan via Netflix. Other regions for either Netflix or Viki should be announced in the coming weeks…
Satsuki, running… in the vain hope it will sweep away the pain. Just one of the many emotional moments from this delicate movie in which Komatsu Nana really delivered a great and sensitive performance. Music by Aaken.
Interesting news about Moonlight Shadow, Edmund Yeo‘s adaptation of Banana Yoshimoto‘s famous novella: the film is set for a theatrical release in Taiwan on January 21, it will also be screened in different theaters in Malaysia as part of the Japanese Film Festival (January 6-January 23).
Currently broadcast by Wowow TV (Japan), the movie should be available soon on Viki (Europe) and Netflix (regions not set as of today). DVD/Bluray editions will be available at some point in Spring, late March or beginning of April.