Steelbook, Blu-ray, DVD Release: Blade of the Immortal

Digital Release Date: Feb. 13, 2017, Steelbook, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Feb. 13, 2017
Price: DVD $12.96, Blu-ray $14.96, Steelbook $34.98 (Best Buy Exclusive)
Studio: Magnolia

Does  masterful Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike (13 Asasassins, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai) ever slow down? His latest, the martial arts samurai action slash’em up Blade of the Immortal is being billed as his 100th film! True, bunch of them are TV flicks and and mini-series, but he’s still a guy who likes to work and crank’em out.

Hana Sugisaki is out for revenge in Blade of the Immortal

In his latest, Manji (Takuya Imura), a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin (Hana Sugisaki) avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu (Sota Fukushi). The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine…

The Steelbook, Blu-ray and DVD editions of the film include the following bonus features:

  • Manji vs. 300
  • Poster Gallery
  • Cast Interviews
  • Trailers
  • Takuya Kimura Interview


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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.