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Old 12-23-2018, 04:07 AM   #341
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What was up with GitS 2? I have it but haven't even watched it yet
Some artifacting and color banding inherent to the source. It probably can't look any better because the CGI and post processing effects were mastered that way. Being 4k isn't going to fix that. I thought the FUNI blu release looked great.
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Old 12-23-2018, 06:02 AM   #342
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Nope. The VHD Bloodlust blu is a significant video and audio quality upgrade over the old Urban Vision DVD. Honestly, Iím happy with what weíve got. Itís an exceptional release.
No, it really isn't. It's the best they could do with the materials provided, which is far from exceptional. It doesn't even have the japanese dub.
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Old 12-23-2018, 06:11 AM   #343
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Japanese dub was not needed as it was a english dub originally I believe. The urban vision release was pretty bad pq wise, the bluray release was a great upgrade.
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Old 12-23-2018, 08:02 AM   #344
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No, it really isn't. It's the best they could do with the materials provided, which is far from exceptional. It doesn't even have the japanese dub.
Itís exceptional over the old UV DVD and barring an expensive and timely restoration with Kawajiri overseeing it, this is as good as it will ever look with the material that exists.

As the bolded, take that up with the Japanese licensor, not Discotek. Urban Vision couldnít use the Japanese dub either. I donít hold it against the US licensors for something they canít have access to.
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Old 12-23-2018, 02:22 PM   #345
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Itís exceptional over the old UV DVD and barring an expensive and timely restoration with Kawajiri overseeing it, this is as good as it will ever look with the material that exists.

As the bolded, take that up with the Japanese licensor, not Discotek. Urban Vision couldnít use the Japanese dub either. I donít hold it against the US licensors for something they canít have access to.
I was under the impression that the bluray looked worse than the dvd due to the way it was encoded/source material but perhaps Iím mistaken.
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Old 12-23-2018, 02:24 PM   #346
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It’s exceptional over the old UV DVD and barring an expensive and timely restoration with Kawajiri overseeing it, this is as good as it will ever look with the material that exists.

As the bolded, take that up with the Japanese licensor, not Discotek. Urban Vision couldn’t use the Japanese dub either. I don’t hold it against the US licensors for something they can’t have access to.
Hopefully it gets a Blu-ray in Japan one day with both language options. Speaking of the English version, I just saw Bumblebee and the mom is played by the actress who played Leila in VHD: Bloodlust.
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Old 12-23-2018, 02:43 PM   #347
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Itís exceptional over the old UV DVD and barring an expensive and timely restoration with Kawajiri overseeing it, this is as good as it will ever look with the material that exists.

As the bolded, take that up with the Japanese licensor, not Discotek. Urban Vision couldnít use the Japanese dub either. I donít hold it against the US licensors for something they canít have access to.
https://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?p=11309675

As for the japanese dub (as opposed to "original audio") not being included; strangely enough this was licensed to several European countries; the french DVD includes it on a seperate disc. Maybe things were different for blu-ray, or maybe reverse importation wasn't an issue since European dvd's were PAL.

Point is the release is nowhere near exceptional, I wish it was.
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Old 12-23-2018, 05:00 PM   #348
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Whatever I'm perfectly fine with the bluray. Complaining about no japanese dub in this specific case seems silly. Each their own.
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Old 12-28-2018, 09:06 PM   #349
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I'm glad that Twilight of the Cockroaches has finally escaped out of VHS limbo. I like to see Wild 7 OVA, Hell's Target, Techno Police 21C, Psycho Diver, and Raven Tengu Kabuto OVA outside of VHS for once.
I would love to upgrade my VHS of Raven Tengu Kabuto OVA. Would love for it to be part of a release with the TV show. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karasu_Tengu_Kabuto

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They're releasing TWILIGHT OF THE COCKROACHES on dvd? As in "dvd ONLY"? Is there a reason they won't release it on blu-ray?

And per Bobo1313's comment, I would love to see GALL FORCE on blu-ray. Still have the series box set.
Justin Sevakis provided some insight on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/worldofcrap/stat...00242313109504

https://twitter.com/worldofcrap/stat...05962219720714

https://twitter.com/worldofcrap/stat...06239303806976
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Old 12-29-2018, 05:58 AM   #350
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Quick unfortunate #Cyborg009 update... our QC came back with a ton of other tape drop-outs that have to be patched, an excruciatingly long process. After that we need to do another round of QC. Itíll be a little while longer.

On the plus side, be happy these got caught, because you really donít want to buy a disc with problems like this...

https://twitter.com/worldofcrap/stat...18132567490560
Bummer about the issues, but glad they were caught a this stage. I rather something be done right than fast, and it's nice to read about a company concerned about trying get the product finished right.
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Oh boy, MORE stuff to put on a Blu-Ray!! 🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪
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Iím assuming thatís hard drives with Apple Pro-res files... (regardless, sounds like fun)
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Even better... DIGITAL BETACAM TAPES!


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Old 01-18-2019, 03:37 PM   #352
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Pretty sad that he still capitalises the R in Blu-ray though
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Old 01-22-2019, 02:50 AM   #354
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Well that slate was a huge let down. Can't remember the last time they released only two titles.
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I wish I could personally thank Discotek for releasing these seasons of Beyblade. 15 years of waiting and my prayers have finally been answered.
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:11 AM   #356
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I'm still waiting for them to upgrade their previous dvd releases into blurays - Darkstalkers, Mazinger Z, Wicked City, etc... Giving us only two releases, Beyblade and whatever that puppet show is, is extremely disappointing =/
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:29 AM   #357
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Well that slate was a huge let down. Can't remember the last time they released only two titles.
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I'm still waiting for them to upgrade their previous dvd releases into blurays - Darkstalkers, Mazinger Z, Wicked City, etc... Giving us only two releases, Beyblade and whatever that puppet show is, is extremely disappointing =/
It’s just rounding out their March 2019 slate which also includes Kimagure Orange Road. So actually, there’s 3 BD releases. They could realistically add 1 or 2 more things, perhaps DVDs or something.
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Old 01-22-2019, 06:55 AM   #358
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Good point. They didn't do the March slate like they usually do their slates (all at once), already got KOR on preorder.
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On another note, I’m not going to sleep on Star Fleet X-Bomber myself, there’s something really endearing and charming about the clips I’ve watched on it. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, don’t judge a book by its cover (here’s lookin at you, Thunderbolt Fantasy). I certainly don’t mind it’s inclusion.
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I'm still waiting for them to upgrade their previous dvd releases into blurays - Darkstalkers, Mazinger Z, Wicked City, etc... Giving us only two releases, Beyblade and whatever that puppet show is, is extremely disappointing =/
I am hoping we get an HD release of Mazinger from Discotek, as the show has been released properly in Japan.
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