With DBS, think 2008 Special might get licensed?

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Re: With DBS, think 2008 Special might get licensed?

Post by DOS » Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:40 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:My guess that it could be a bonus feature in the Buu saga Kai blu-ray and DVD boxset. It will give people a reason to buy the Buu saga of Kai.
That could work.

Here's why I think licensing the 2008 Special now makes perfect sense:

- Chronologically it goes something like this Buu > Special > DBS + 2 recent films.
- Battle of Gods mentions Tarble from the Special.
- Revival of F and the Special both have Freezer's goons.
- Son Goku gets a job in the Special and DBS.

Missing anything?

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Re: With DBS, think 2008 Special might get licensed?

Post by Cadellin » Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:22 pm

Luso Saiyan wrote:
Puto wrote:Was that special even animated in HD?
Probably higher.
If they planned it for display on a screen at an event you can bet it is 1080 minimum.

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Re: With DBS, think 2008 Special might get licensed?

Post by Luso Saiyan » Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:49 am

Cadellin wrote:
Luso Saiyan wrote:
Puto wrote:Was that special even animated in HD?
Probably higher.
If they planned it for display on a screen at an event you can bet it is 1080 minimum.
Digital animation is generally done at high resolution, however, the final product could have been made at just 720p or 1080p. To increase the resolution, they would probably have to re-render everything from the original elements.

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Re: With DBS, think 2008 Special might get licensed?

Post by Cadellin » Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:57 am

I have a degree in animation, so I know a little about the technical side-

I'm pretty sure Toei uses RETAS, which does use a vectorised setup rather than raster for lineart. So it would theoretically be possible for them to upscale without too much hassle, provided assets like background paintings were done at a high enough resolution. It is usually standard for background paintings to be made at a higher resolution than their base requirements in case of last minute shot composition changes such as scaling and cropping anyway. To be brutally honest some of the backgrounds were kinda lacking; there is one glaring one when Trunks gets thrown during the fight, but from a technical standpoint, it should be possible.

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Re: With DBS, think 2008 Special might get licensed?

Post by Weedity » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:42 am

DOS wrote:
Hellspawn28 wrote:My guess that it could be a bonus feature in the Buu saga Kai blu-ray and DVD boxset. It will give people a reason to buy the Buu saga of Kai.
That could work.

Here's why I think licensing the 2008 Special now makes perfect sense:

- Chronologically it goes something like this Buu > Special > DBS + 2 recent films.
- Battle of Gods mentions Tarble from the Special.
- Revival of F and the Special both have Freezer's goons.
- Son Goku gets a job in the Special and DBS.

Missing anything?
Well based on new news, it goes Buu > DBS > Special > BoG + RoF

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