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Old 02-16-2018, 08:43 PM   #41
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I voted for SDBD. If it means same quality picture, fewer disc switches, better looking subtitles and less shelf space taken up I am pretty happy. I haven't watched my FOTNS DVD sets yet but the new BD set would take up less space than the first DVD set. Hoping this means that Discotek is thinking of releasing more longer classic TV shows. I am all about getting Kodomo No Omocha, Pumpkin Wine, Touch, Hiatari Ryōkō!, Miss Machiko, Galaxy Express 999, and Tokimeki Tonight this way if needed.
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Old 02-16-2018, 10:43 PM   #42
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Quick question about SD on Blu-Ray—how do the subtitles differ from DVD?
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Old 02-17-2018, 12:46 AM   #43
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I voted for SDBD. If it means same quality picture, fewer disc switches, better looking subtitles and less shelf space taken up I am pretty happy. I haven't watched my FOTNS DVD sets yet but the new BD set would take up less space than the first DVD set. Hoping this means that Discotek is thinking of releasing more longer classic TV shows. I am all about getting Kodomo No Omocha, Pumpkin Wine, Touch, Hiatari Ryōkō!, Miss Machiko, Galaxy Express 999, and Tokimeki Tonight this way if needed.
I'm for anyway that gets galaxy express 999 tv series here.
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Old 02-17-2018, 03:32 PM   #44
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Of course SDBD is the way to go, there are pretty much no downsides if the alternative is DVD.

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Quick question about SD on Blu-Ray—how do the subtitles differ from DVD?
Subtitles on DVD only have support for a couple of pre-defined colors which doesn't leave a whole lot of room for anti-aliasing so they're typically going to be less smooth and more pixelated/jagged.

That said with SD on BD I believe you're still going to be limited to the resolution of the video, as I don't think you can put 1080p subtitles in a 480p stream. Someone correct me if I'm wrong, I don't own any of their SDBDs so I'm not sure how they've done it.

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I'm for anyway that gets galaxy express 999 tv series here.
I want Toei to do proper HD transfers of the Leijiverse titles, but I'd still love GE999 on SDBD. A complete City Hunter collection would be my second most-wanted title.

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Old 02-17-2018, 07:30 PM   #45
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A complete City Hunter collection would be my second most-wanted title.
Animax Japan started broadcasting the City Hunter HD remaster recently. They're halfway through the first series already. Hopefully it will get a Blu-ray release in Japan soon.

I recently borrowed the ADV first series set from my brother. The ghosting hurt my eyes.
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Old 02-17-2018, 07:44 PM   #46
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I recently borrowed the ADV first series set from my brother. The ghosting hurt my eyes.
Yeah, I gave it a rewatch recently and it looks atrocious.
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Animax Japan started broadcasting the City Hunter HD remaster recently. They're halfway through the first series already. Hopefully it will get a Blu-ray release in Japan soon.
Oh wow, that is fantastic. Have there been any screenshots or word on how it looks yet? A BD box would be the dream, might even consider it, but I'm guessing it would probably run close to 150,000 yen...

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It's about as bad as they come, the JP remaster looks quite nice and even knowing an HD version is in the works I'd be all over an SDBD release from the previous master.

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Old 02-18-2018, 07:57 AM   #48
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Oh wow, that is fantastic. Have there been any screenshots or word on how it looks yet? A BD box would be the dream, might even consider it, but I'm guessing it would probably run close to 150,000 yen...
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https://twitter.com/Mendinso/status/948759132248727552


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Thanks, very filtered obviously but what can you expect from a broadcast.

I was hoping this would be completely new, but now I'm thinking the DVD remaster may have been done in HD, this one seems to have some of that trademark aliasing/combing seen on many early HD transfers like Patlabor TV, CCS, Nadesico, Utena etc.
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Thanks, very filtered obviously but what can you expect from a broadcast.

I was hoping this would be completely new, but now I'm thinking the DVD remaster may have been done in HD, this one seems to have some of that trademark aliasing/combing seen on many early HD transfers like Patlabor TV, CCS, Nadesico, Utena etc.
Yeah, that could be the case. Sunrise was already doing HD remasters at the time. The Gundam 0083 Blu-ray is sourced from the same HD remaster that was used for the DVD set. That DVD set was released on Jan. 27 2006, a month after the City Hunter DVD boxset was released (Dec. 21 2005).
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Old 03-08-2018, 09:46 PM   #51
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I would be game with SDBD.

To Discotek: Although it is not a bona fide anime series, and it is only 13 episodes long, I would love to see a new re-master of Cybersix. Although the DVD complete series set of Cybersix looks insanely great, an SDBD would truly bring that baby to kick-ass awesome!

I hope that the animator, TMS, would have HD masters to make this possible.
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I missed out on the voting but I would be fine with SDBD. Saves me more shelf space and has more durability. Sounds like a win-win from both sides to me.
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Old 03-31-2018, 12:03 AM   #53
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Their DVDs are actually multiregion but their blu-ray discs aren't. Even if the DVDs weren't multiregion, I'd have significantly less difficulty watching them than I do bluray discs that aren't free/B.

My only region A machines are my Samsung player which barely works and I hate hate hate watching discs on my PC. Personally I value being able to f***ing watch them above all else.

I just hope that when/if they get around to Grendizer it'll still get a DVD release so at least it doesn't end up being the odd one out.

I wouldn't have been able to vote anyway because I refuse to own a facebook account.
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Do they still own the rights to the original JoJo?
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Do they still own the rights to the original JoJo?
If you're referring to the 1993/2000 OVA of "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure", Discotek never owned the rights in the first place to my knowledge (that was Super Techno Arts) and I don't believe Viz owns the OVA either.
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Didn't the "great" smores entertainment own some version of jo jo?
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You're thinking of "Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo"
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That's right, thank you.
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So how many episodes do they usually put on a BD? Discotek said Cyborg 009 Cyber Soldier is going to be SD on BD.. Surely it won't just be 1 disc..
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So how many episodes do they usually put on a BD? Discotek said Cyborg 009 Cyber Soldier is going to be SD on BD.. Surely it won't just be 1 disc..
Samurai Pizza Cats I believe was 52 episodes on 1 Blu-ray. So this will likely be that as well.
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