Funimation has officially announced that the 2017 Japanese Best Picture of the Year will be released on Blu-ray/DVD in North America, August 1st, 2017. This is a substantially faster timetable than the Attack on Titan films had, thus it's somewhat unexpected.
Initial rumors of an August release for Shin Godzilla started when a Famous Monsters of Filmland newsletter noted a release for that month. The newsletter was quickly edited, replacing the August date with, "later this year." We reached out to Famous Monsters of Filmland who claimed it was an error and they did not know the official release date, but that didn't necessarily mean it was not August--Now we know.
The North American release is sparse on special features compared to the Japanese version, only including trailers and a North American exclusive featurette called, "Godzilla vs. The Nerds: Interview". The exclusive is said to include various personalities in the Godzilla fandom. Meanwhile, the set also includes an English dub track with the original Japanese language version.
You can pre-order the film on Funimation's website.
Shin Godzilla arrives on Blu-ray and DVD, August 1st, 2017.
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