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Old 12-20-2012, 06:32 PM   #1441
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So jealous right now. Did you get it from an Official Ghibli store or something?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:44 PM   #1442
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So jealous right now. Did you get it from an Official Ghibli store or something?
No mate, the blanket came standard with the Totoro and Fireflies release. The white board came with Kiki.

I went half with CDJapan, half Amazon JP.

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Old 12-20-2012, 06:47 PM   #1443
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I went half with CDJapan, half Amazon JP.
They look great, did you have any problems with anything being damaged from either CDJapan or Amazon?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:48 PM   #1444
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No mate, the blanket came standard with the Totoro and Fireflies release. The white board came with Kiki.

I went half with CDJapan, half Amazon JP.
Oh wow, nice!
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:32 PM   #1445
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They look great, did you have any problems with anything being damaged from either CDJapan or Amazon?
Very much depends really! I am one of the most picky collectors you'll ever meet. What I class as damage most people would class as mint.

What you have to remember about these things is that they are made of hard cardboard. That alone gives rise to wear over time. I did have to sell off some items that I wasn't happy with, but in the end I have got a superb condition set now.

It's all about the films afterall isn't it?

Shit, almost forgot. If you are planning on buying just 1 of these, DO NOT use Amazon JP as they send them in a pathetic cardboard packet. Use CDJ as they ship in extremely sturdy boxes.

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Old 12-20-2012, 09:18 PM   #1446
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Oh. My. God. Sinthetic.

I promised myself I won't double dip on items anymore unless absolutely necessary. But Oh. My. God.
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Old 12-23-2012, 07:46 PM   #1447
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Was excited to see that Film4 would be showing Arrietty on Sunday 30th December, 4.55pm. But then I started seeing adverts showing that it would be the English dub, fingers crossed they air it again later in Japanese.

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Old 12-23-2012, 07:50 PM   #1448
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Who said money can't buy you happiness?
If it can't buy you happiness it can certainly buy you some awesome looking Blu-ray's.

Lovely stuff as always mate!
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:35 AM   #1449
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Yikes!

I went online this morning to buy Castle of Cagliostro and found it had leaped from it's pre-Christmas price of 17 to 24 at Amazon, Play and HMV.

So much for post Christmas sales.

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Old 12-27-2012, 11:39 AM   #1450
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damn it i want to own the the JP sets but first and formost im a dub fan so it has to have a dub and 2nd those sets cost alot more then the dub sets
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Old 12-27-2012, 01:05 PM   #1451
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Yikes!

I went online this morning to buy Castle of Cagliostro and found it had leaped from it's pre-Christmas price of 17 to 24 at Amazon, Play and HMV.

So much for post Christmas sales.
Starting to think letting my copy go for a 10 was a mistake lol
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:32 AM   #1452
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damn it i want to own the the JP sets but first and formost im a dub fan so it has to have a dub and 2nd those sets cost alot more then the dub sets
Most of the Japanese editions contain both dub and sub, where as all of the the UK/US have dub and sub.
It's only a movie.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:34 AM   #1453
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Most of the Japanese editions contain both dub and sub, where as all of the the UK/US have dub and sub.
i know its pretty much a deal breaker , that and well the fact that they don't include alt dubs in any of the sets is also a deal breaker
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:43 AM   #1454
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The Japanese sets include lots of alternate dubs and subs.
Since Studio Canal UK only has the UK rights, they can only include English as the alternate dub.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:43 AM   #1455
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i mean alt English dubs
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:43 PM   #1456
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Hey all. Long time lurker first time poster. Been a huge Ghibli fan for a good few years. Use this forum regularly for the new releases. Thought I'd say hi.
I heard on a different forum that a UK release of Grave of the Fireflies was cancelled. Heard back from Studio Canal today. They said:

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Thank you for your email and interest in the title Grave of the Fireflies. This title is currently scheduled for a spring 2013 release, however this is subject to change or removal from our release schedule at any time. Unfortunately, for this reason, no further information can be given at this time.



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So yeah - thought people might like to know P.S. Spring is too far away!

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Old 01-02-2013, 06:37 PM   #1457
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Thanks for posting Sighmon, congrats on your first post Spring really is too far away but if 2012 is anything to go by, it will fly over.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:36 PM   #1458
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Thanks for the update Sighmon, really does sound like they held this back to release with the next title here - Poppy Hill hopefully? Although, we've also got Kiki and Only Yesterday to get up-to-date with before the next wave of Japanese releases...

Feels like Canal have plenty of films to catch up on this year!
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:52 AM   #1459
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Good news regarding Fireflies next year! Hopefully we'll get Kiki to go with it. (could care less about Only Yesterday and Poppy Hill...)
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:18 PM   #1460
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Good news regarding Fireflies next year! Hopefully we'll get Kiki to go with it. (could care less about Only Yesterday and Poppy Hill...)
I hope that's a typo and you meant to type this year
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