Arriving this week on 6-disk Special Edition Blu-ray is Kinji Fukasaku’s New Battles Without Honor & Humanity. The three films is in this set are making their English-language home video debut. Included are “New Battles Without Honor and Humanity” as well as it’s follow-up’s “The Boss’s Head” and “Last Days of the Boss”. Fans of Fukasaku’s top-notch action-crime films will most definitely want to include this set to their collection.
Aside from just the 3 films, Arrow has packed this set with plenty of bonus content that are sure to please the fans. Like most of these sets from Arrow, the Illustrated Collector’s book is one the best additions.
LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:
- High Definition digital transfers of all three films
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
- Original uncompressed mono audio
- New optional English subtitle translation for all three films
- Beyond the Films: New Battles Without Honor and Humanity, a new video appreciation by Fukasaku biographer Sadao Yamane
- New Stories, New Battles and Closing Stories, two new interviews with screenwriter Koji Takada, about his work on the second and third films in the trilogy
- Original theatrical trailers for all three films
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Reinhard Kleist
- Illustrated collector’s book featuring new writing on the films, the yakuza genre and Fukasaku’s career, by Stephen Sarrazin, Tom Mes, Hayley Scanlon, Chris D. and Marc Walkow
By: Marc Ferman