Blu-ray release: ‘Sister Street Fighter Collection’

By   |  Mar 4, 2019

Arrow Video are bringing the ‘Sister Street Fighter Collection’ to US and UK Blu-ray on March 5, 2019.

The four films, which were a spin-off of Sonny Chiba‘s ‘The Street Fighter‘, star Etsuko Shihomi as a karate expert who must face off against a number of suitably over-the-top villains.

In ‘Sister Street Fighter'(1974) Shihomi travels to Hong Kong in search of her missing brother who was working undercover for the police. In ‘Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread’ (1974) Shihomi traces an heiress’s disappearance to a diamond smuggling ring. In ‘Return of the Sister Street Fighter’ (1975) she sets out to rescue a childhood friend kidnapped by gangsters. And in ‘Sister Street Fighter: Fifth Level Fist’ (1976) she infiltrates a notorious drug ring.

Special Features:
• High Definition digital transfers of all four films
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations
• Original uncompressed Japanese mono audio
• Original English dubbed audio for ‘Sister Street Fighter’
• New optional English subtitle translation for all four films
• English SDH subtitles for the English dub for ‘Sister Street Fighter’
• New video interviews with actor Sonny Chiba, director Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, and screenwriter Masahiro Kakefuda
• Original Japanese theatrical trailers for all four films
• Original U.S. theatrical trailer for ‘Sister Street Fighter’, plus original English opening titles to the film
• Original German theatrical trailer for ‘Sister Street Fighter’, plus original German opening titles to the film
• Stills and poster gallery
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Kungfubob O’Brien
• FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated booklet featuring writing on the series by Patrick Macias and a new essay on the U.S. release of Toei’s karate films by Chris Poggiali

The ‘Sister Street Fighter Collection’ is available for pre-order now from Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

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