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Daimajin Triple Feature Stomping its Way to American Blu-ray this September

For those that like their giant Japanese monster action to have a little more Kurosawa-esque classiness to it, the Daimajin movies of the 1960’s were just that.

Now the giant stone samurai statue of vengeance is preparing to unleash its wrath on North American Blu-ray players for the first time ever.

Having already released the excellent 1990’s Gamera trilogy on Blu-ray in North America, Mill Creek Entertainment has announced plans to give the 1960’s Daimajin trilogy the same treatment in the form of a 2-disc triple feature collector’s edition to be released September 18th.

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In 1966 the Daiei Motion Picture Company – the studio behind Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon and the Gamera series – released a trilogy of films that combined elements of the popular daikaiju (giant monster) and jidaigeki (period drama) genres. Set during Japan's "Warring States" era, the Daimajin movies told the story of Majin, a giant statue of
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Gamera 3 and Daimajin Stomping Their Way to Blu-ray

Many widely consider Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris the best daikaiju movie since the original Godzilla. Since the first two are already on Blu-ray, it only makes that this final installment in the epic 1990’s Gamera trilogy finally get its blu due, as well as a certain giant stone samurai.

Mill Creek Entertainment released Gamera: Guardian of the Universe and Gamera 2: Advent of Legion as a Blu-ray double feature last year. September 27th will see the third and final and most critically acclaimed entry in Daiei’s 1990’s Gamera revival take its hi-def bow on September 27th for the stunningly low price of only $9.98.

The disc is promised to come packed with extra, but specifics as to what the extras will be remain vague other than confirmation of interviews with the cast and crew and a behind-the-scenes with the special FX crew.

Mill Creek Entertainment will also be releasing
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