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Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:30 pm

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This little bit of news comes to us via Blu-ray.com. Could Shout Factory! be gearing up to release Transformers: Victory on Blu-ray? There is not a whole lot of info other than a product posting with the following general specs.

  • Shout Factory
  • Season 1
  • 870 min
  • Region A

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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Mindmaster » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:14 pm

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Well, I guess this would be a good time to start watching that series.

So where do Shout! DVDs sell usually? Wal*Mart, I hope.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:17 pm

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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Mkall » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:47 pm

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If it's subbed, I'll be interested. I've yet to watch Victory from front to end.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby MagnetarPrime » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:56 pm

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Nice, I never had the chance to watch TF Victory so this is interesting news for me, I'm almost done watching TF The Headmasters, but I need to get me the TF Super-God Master Force DVD next.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:57 pm

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This has to be a mistake.

I mean, there's no way Toei would have given them the original film masters to work with, after having screwed over three different companies (including Shout! Factory) on every Western DVD release of all three JG1 series, right?
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:06 am

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Sabrblade wrote:This has to be a mistake.

I mean, there's no way Toei would have given them the original film masters to work with, after having screwed over three different companies (including Shout! Factory) on evert Western DVD release of all three JG1 series, right?


I 1000% agree! The masters used on Masterforce (average) and Victory (atrocious) can't be the ones for the possible BD release! This might be just that, a rumor..........
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Dean ML » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:32 am

If this is true, I'm not really interested unless we get the rest of the Japanese G1 on Blu Ray. What I really want is TF: The Movie on Blu Ray. We got GI Joe: The Movie on Blu Ray but not TF? Why?!
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Mykltron » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:06 am

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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby dragons » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:22 pm

Usualy find shout dvds at walmart bestbuy when they first get released after while not any more there selection sucks in movies and music not intersted have copy on dvd dont need bluray version unless its english dubbed
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Neurie » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:56 pm

Any chance of BW2 or Neo?
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Neurie » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:02 pm

Dean ML wrote:If this is true, I'm not really interested unless we get the rest of the Japanese G1 on Blu Ray. What I really want is TF: The Movie on Blu Ray. We got GI Joe: The Movie on Blu Ray but not TF? Why?!


Erm, its been release on European region twice and US region 1 once. I think its even been released in Australia on Blu Ray too.

If you look on Amazon and eBay, the region free Blu Ray it will turn up at an over inflated price(between £35-£55, $50-$80ish).

Used to see them regularly in the local second hand shops.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:07 pm

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Neurie wrote:Any chance of BW2 or Neo?
A fat chance. :P

The only reason Shout! got to sub the three JG1 series is because there were already existing subtitle scripts for those series for Shout! to use.

Beast Wars Second and Beast Wars Neo don't have existing subtitles readily available because, for 14 years, there were no official DVD releases of the two, much less digital masters for any potential Western DVD releases to use. They only just recently got their first ever DVD releases in Japan, and those sets are mondo expensive (even by Japanese standards).

Not to mention that the two JBW series are own by a different company from the one that created the three JG1 series, and I wouldn't be surprised if Hasbro hasn't done business with this other group.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:10 pm

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Neurie wrote:
Dean ML wrote:If this is true, I'm not really interested unless we get the rest of the Japanese G1 on Blu Ray. What I really want is TF: The Movie on Blu Ray. We got GI Joe: The Movie on Blu Ray but not TF? Why?!


Erm, its been release on European region twice and US region 1 once. I think its even been released in Australia on Blu Ray too.
Not in the US, it hasn't.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Dean ML » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:15 pm

Neurie wrote:
Dean ML wrote:If this is true, I'm not really interested unless we get the rest of the Japanese G1 on Blu Ray. What I really want is TF: The Movie on Blu Ray. We got GI Joe: The Movie on Blu Ray but not TF? Why?!


Erm, its been release on European region twice and US region 1 once. I think its even been released in Australia on Blu Ray too.

If you look on Amazon and eBay, the region free Blu Ray it will turn up at an over inflated price(between £35-£55, $50-$80ish).

Used to see them regularly in the local second hand shops.


No, man. There is no official US Blu Ray release.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Neurie » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:35 pm

http://www.amazon.com/Transformers-Blu- ... B000TR6BAW

If I see a copy of the multi region version around I'll pick it up.

Those prices are ridiculous.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:37 pm

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Neurie wrote:http://www.amazon.com/Transformers-Blu-ray-Peter-Cullen/dp/B000TR6BAW

If I see a copy of the multi region version around I'll pick it up.

Those prices are ridiculous.
That's the British Blu-Ray release.
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Re: Shout Factory! to Release Transformers: Victory on Blu-Ray?

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:23 pm

Motto: "FOR THE EARTH!!!"
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Another thing to note about the possibility of Shout! releasing Victory on Blu-Ray: Victory hasn't even come out on Blu-Ray in its home nation of Japan, so wouldn't it make more sense for a show to have a domestic Blu-Ray release before it comes out on Blu-Ray in foreign markets?
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