‘The Boxtrolls’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Get 4K Steelbooks

'The Boxtrolls' and 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Get 4K Steelbooks

A pair of LAIKA stop-motion films are coming to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray for the first time. Standard and Steelbook editions of The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings make their 4K debuts on a February 28, 2023 release date.

Both films feature new 4K remasters supervised by LAIKA. They feature HDR and Dolby Vision plus Dolby Atmos audio to complete the 4K presentation.


Legacy bonus features found on the inclusive Blu-ray Disc for each release are as follows.

Kubo and the Two Strings

  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Inside LAIKA -Revisiting the Puppets with LAIKA’s Animation Team
  • Inside LAIKA—Confronting the Epic Challenges of Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Audio Commentary with Director/Producer Travis Knight
  • “Kubo’s Journey”
  • Original Featurettes
  • Steelbook artwork by Kevin Tong

The Boxtrolls

  • Inside LAIKA – Discovering the Characters of The Boxtrolls with Never-Before-Seen Test Footage
  • Inside LAIKA – Revisiting the Puppets with LAIKA’s Animation Team
  • Feature-Length Storyboards
  • Foreword by Ramin Zahed, the Editor in Chief of Animation Magazine
  • Audio Commentary with Directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi
  • The Making of The Boxtrolls
  • Original Featurettes
  • Steelbook artwork by Cesar Moreno

The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings join newly released Coraline and ParaNorman in the growing LAIKA 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray library.

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