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Perfect Blue Blu-ray/DVD

5 star rating out of 5
7 Reviews
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About Perfect Blue Blu-ray/DVD

Perfect Blue was directed by Satoshi Kon and features a beautiful new digital transfer.

Rising pop star Mima has quit singing to pursue a career as an actress and model, but her fans aren’t ready to see her go… Encouraged by her managers, Mima takes on a recurring role on a popular TV show, when suddenly her handlers and collaborators begin turning up murdered. Harboring feelings of guilt and haunted by visions of her former self, Mima’s reality and fantasy meld into a frenzied paranoia. As her stalker closes in, in person and online, the threat he poses is more real than even Mima knows, in this iconic psychological thriller that has frequently been hailed as one of the most important animated films of all time.

Special Features: Lectures By Satoshi Kon Featurette, Into The Blue Featurette with New Interviews, Angel Of Your Heart Recording Sessions, Angel Of Your Heart Full English Version, Theatrical Trailers And TV Spots, and Cast And Crew Interviews


  • Publisher: GKIDS
  • Media: Blu-ray
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
  • Themes: Music
  • Age Rating: 17+
  • Run Time: 82
  • Year Created: 1998
  • Release Date: 3/26/2019
  • Dimensional Weight: 1
  • Region Code: A

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Ratings & Reviews

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5 star rating out of 5

Top 10 feature animes IMO!


Not only one of the best animes I've ever seen, this is one of the best Psychological Thrillers I've ever seen. Kon Satoshi at his best! Be ready to be shocked, be ready to be surprised... Would maybe say "not suitable for children", but heck, let them know what's good from an early age!

5 star rating out of 5

A classic that belongs on any collector's shelf.

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I may be predisposed to liking this film due to my love of the 90s anime art style, but this film is amazing. The plot is absolutely bonkers and it definitely leaves you wondering what you just watched. The acting is done very well and the music is superb, as to be expected from a Satoshi Kon film.

It does get extremely dark towards the end, so be warned, but this film is well worth a watch if you are looking for a fantastic film that will leave you scratching your head for the rest of the evening.

5 star rating out of 5

A really good movie for a really good price

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I remember when I first watched this movie I really enjoyed it and after that I just knew I had to have this in my collection. Perfect blue is such a great movie and the DVD itself is very nice. It contains the Blu-ray and the regular DVD along with background art in the case. It's a pretty good price for a movie that contains both Blu-ray and DVD. I will say I thought the menu screen would be different with the Blu-ray but it's actually the same as the DVD. But overall I highly recommend buying this amazing and suspenseful film.

5 star rating out of 5

One of the Late Satoshi Kon's Best Works

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You know that an Anime Film is outstanding when Hollywood plagiarizes it (Cough Cough "Black Swan"). Thus, Perfect Blue is a Perfect Anime Film! This film boasts classic animation, which I am assuming is mostly if not entirely hand drawn, paired with a fantastic plot and directing. This is a thriller from the late great Satoshi Kon that will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time. The Blu-Ray quality is great and I highly recommend purchasing this!

5 star rating out of 5

"Excuse me, who are you?"


After quitting her trio, a former pop singer decides to get into acting, but is required to perform scenes which make her gradually uncomfortable. Matters get even worse when her accomplices start getting bumped off, and a mysterious psycho starts stalking her. Satoshi Kon's debut film is an uncompromisingly dark picture, with flashes of nasty sequences in places. However, it also provides a smart commentary on the relationship between artists, agencies, and fans. Be warned, though, it DOES get very trippy and confusing at times, but that's the point: PERFECT BLUE is meant to make you feel unstable. It's gratifying to have this classic back in print again, thanks to the folks at GKIDS. That they retain the solid dub done by AniMaze from the 90s is a nice bonus.

5 star rating out of 5

Hard to beat!

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A psychological thriller that kept me guessing, and after all the movies I've seen, that's hard to do. This is a classic for a reason, and it would be hard to pull off anything similar in live action.

5 star rating out of 5

An engaging and perplexing tale that needs to be seen


Satoshi Kon’s directorial film debut is a knockout for sure. I’ve seen most of his work and now i can add this one to the list. If you’ve seen any of his other works, then you know what to expect. A realistic and engaging storyline that just messes with your head. What’s real and what does this mean? There’s a couple twists and turns that make it a little better to understand but then it just gets confusing again. Like Kon’s other works, this is one makes you think quite a bit. Further research and “explained” videos are inevitable. After doing said research, I appreciate this movie a lot more and I will definitely have to revisit it one of these days. There’s a lot this film has going for it and it still holds up today. I will say that I probably like Paprika a bit more, but this is still a solid movie that needs to be seen by anyone who enjoys Kon’s other works or just likes psychological thrillers. Recommended