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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby gothsaurus » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:08 am

Rated X wrote:.....cmon we gave you micheal Bays movies


I'm not sure how much of a bargaining chip this actually is. LOL.

In total agreement with IAmThePeej. :APPLAUSE: Maybe I'll spend the money I was considering buying the movie blu-rays and throw it at this BWII set.
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:29 am

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Rated X wrote:.....cmon we gave you micheal Bays movies


I'm not sure how much of a bargaining chip this actually is. LOL.
X just doesn't know what he's talking about. Making assumptions without knowing the whole deal is all he's doing. :roll:
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby gothsaurus » Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:43 am

Yeah, I'm not counting on any subtitles on the DVD release. Sigh. Pipe dream.

In the meantime, there ARE torrents of this stuff somewhere with fan subtitles, right?? If I get it and have trouble figuring out the action, I can hit those. :-?
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:58 am

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gothsaurus wrote:In the meantime, there ARE torrents of this stuff somewhere with fan subtitles, right?? If I get it and have trouble figuring out the action, I can hit those. :-?
Yes, but they're A) incomplete, having only subs on the first 12 episodes, and B) terrible video and audio quality having not aged well.
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby gothsaurus » Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:07 pm

wow. that's disappointing. How long have fans had to work on these... not even fan-DUBBING, but simply SUBBING. :sad:

Gads I wish these weren't so pricey. It's like $40 a disc or something. It's not like you get box and minicon with each disc for these.

Lets see, if I charge admission in my apartment, and charge admission at $5 a head.... *does maths*
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:19 pm

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gothsaurus wrote:wow. that's disappointing. How long have fans had to work on these... not even fan-DUBBING, but simply SUBBING. :sad:
Well, how would they do anything with good quality source videos? This the very first DVD release of BWII, 13 years after its original broadcast. The only things fans had to work with before now were VHS tapes, yet those do not age well. Plus, given how this show is often considered to be the Beast Era equivalent of Transformers: Energon, there hasn't been that great an interest in fansubbing it once the subbers got to see what it was really like.
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby gothsaurus » Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:29 pm

Good point about the VHS tapes. Maybe there will be some renewed interest in fan-subbing these.
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:35 pm

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It has been released! As of yesterday, Japan now has Beast Wars II: Super Lifeform Transformers available on DVD in full for the first time ever in 13 years! :D

Amazon Japan has it in stock for the discounted price of 22,442 yen (instead of its full price of 29,400 yen).
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Re: Beast Wars II DVD Preorder Listed on Rakuten

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:34 pm

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Ring-u wrote:Is the DVD still listed there? Where is the Image
Sabrblade wrote:It has been released! As of yesterday, Japan now has Beast Wars II: Super Lifeform Transformers available on DVD in full for the first time ever in 13 years! :D

Amazon Japan has it in stock for the discounted price of 22,442 yen (instead of its full price of 29,400 yen).
Now discounted down to 22,156 yen.
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