In an early announcement to retailers, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is all set to release three Studio Ghibli titles on the Blu-ray format on May 22nd. The Secret World of Arrietty will make its home video debut on both DVD and Blu-ray Disc, while Castle in the Sky and Whisper of the Heart make their debuts on the high-def format. They will join Studio Ghibli titles Ponyo and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind which are already available on the Blu-ray format.
All three titles will be available in the Blu-ray + DVD combo format. Arrietty carries a suggested list price of $39.99 (currently $29.99 at Amazon). The film is presented with a 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen ratio with 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio in both English and Japanese, as well as a French 5.1 Dolby Digital track.