ADV Films is now releasing the 1990s Gamera trilogy on DVD. Each film was directed by Shusuke Kaneko and the special effects were directed by Shinji Higuchi. These films have "raised the bar" for Japanese kaiju films. You have a choice of Japanese language with or without English subtitles or English-dubbed. All are in widescreen. Gamera, The Guardian of the Universe (1995) is the triumphant return of the giant turtle by Daiei. Widescreen but not in 5.1 surround. Has some great extras (Gamera promotion events, opening day ceremonies, interview with Higuchi, trailers, etc.). Gamera 2: Invasion of Legion (1996) is in widescreen and in 5.1 surround. Great extras including the opening day ceremonies, interview with Higuchi, trailers, Gamera promotion events, etc. Gamera 3: Awakening of Irys (1999) is due to be released in June.