Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by AnimeMaakuo » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:12 pm

Let’s get some Level Sets in there!
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:12 pm

AnimeMaakuo wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:10 pm
SuperSaiyaManZ94 wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:09 pm
superfan2024 wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:07 pm
Dragon Box:
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Kai:
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Black Bricks:
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Yup, the new set definitely had the most footage and overall image of the three.
Well, well, well!
I must say that looks much better than the first trailer for the set did no question, so it looks like it won't be as bad as it seemed.

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Post by Tylerman29 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:13 pm

Honestly I'm liking this set if only they would lay off a tad on the DNR and better color correction it would be phenomenal. There is still time for them to maybe make adjustments but I'm not counting on it. I'm not completely satisfied but its the best alternative I have to hunting dboxes.

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Forte224 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:13 pm

Some more (Black Brick images from the blog post):

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Japanese Dragon Box Z
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Black Brick
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Japanese Dragon Box Z
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Japanese Dragon Box Z
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Godgoku95 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:14 pm

I gotta sell out, it's good enough

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Char Aznable » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:16 pm

Shit, now I need to ask FUNimation to ignore my cancellation request, because I’m liking this. What’s the fastest way to contact them?

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by superfan2024 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:16 pm

Hm, in those shots it looks like the Black Bricks are more cropped. Odd. Did the original 16mm tapes get even more damaged as the years passed?

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Forte224 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:17 pm

Godgoku95 wrote:
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I gotta sell out, it's good enough
I'd definitely say it's serviceable now. Full disclosure I understand some things about DNR and image quality but I'm not an expert (just in case I was accidentally coming off as one)
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Spoiler tags please and thank you.
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by AnimeMaakuo » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:17 pm

Still looks like shit compared to their “before” photos on the website.
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by AnimeMaakuo » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:18 pm

Char Aznable wrote:
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Shit, now I need to ask FUNimation to ignore my cancellation request, because I’m liking this. What’s the fastest way to contact them?
:lol:
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:18 pm

Forte224 wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:17 pm
Godgoku95 wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:14 pm
I gotta sell out, it's good enough
I'd definitely say it's serviceable now.
SuperSaiyaManZ94 wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:15 pm
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Spoiler tags please and thank you.
Oops, damn it i keep forgetting to do that when i'm quoting image heavy posts. :oops:

Edit: Added spoiler tag wrapping all of Forte224's images together.
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Char Aznable » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:19 pm

AnimeMaakuo wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:18 pm
Char Aznable wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:16 pm
Shit, now I need to ask FUNimation to ignore my cancellation request, because I’m liking this. What’s the fastest way to contact them?
:lol:
Hey, you were applauding me before! =P

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by AnimeMaakuo » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:19 pm

Now it’s starting to look more like a collectible ...
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:21 pm

AnimeMaakuo wrote:
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Now it’s starting to look more like a collectible ...
I'd say so, it no question looks better from what that newest trailer showed compared to the first.

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by IAmTheMilkMan » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:21 pm

Honestly, I still don't think the new footage looks much better, or really any different, than the 2014 BDs. I feel like they're doing their best to convince us it's better by comparing it to the worst possible releases they can. Is it really necessary to compare it to the orange bricks? Of course it's going to look better than those based on the difference in resolution alone! I feel like they're trying to trick people into thinking this is a new remaster. The comparisons to the season BDs are almost identical outside of the aspect ratio and some slight color difference. And am I seeing things, or does it look like they intentionally made the 2014 BDs look like they were just encoded worse than the new set? Hard to tell through YouTube. Both have the same amount of DVNR, but 4:3 certainly helps. Also, this trailer intentionally pointing out the flaws of their old 16:9 BDs by highlighting how much picture was lost and using that as a selling point to convince us to buy their new set... it's evil. It's just evil.

Another thing, why all of the quick action shots? I just wanted to be able to focus on a single stationary shot for more than two seconds to really try and get a feel for this new set, and they tried really hard to prevent me from doing that.

Also, the examples here from the blog post? Why not post them in actual HD resolution? Again, I feel like they're trying to trick people. The way they present it here, their "new" remaster looks like a DVD upscale to me (or, you know, the 2014 BDs).

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Post by eledoremassis02 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:22 pm

Screenshots from the trailer for those who cant see it
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Post by PremiumSalt » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:25 pm

Hmmm, much more conflicted now. This trailer is significantly better looking than the last one. I'm just worried that the registrations are gonna fill up too quickly for me to make a decision now. But I'm certainly pleased to see the improvement, even if it could be better.
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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Forte224 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:26 pm

AnimeMaakuo wrote:
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Now it’s starting to look more like a collectible ...
The key word there being "more", of course. It's certainly not perfect but it's an improvement. We're in "If you missed out on the Dragon Boxes, these are ok too" territory. Kind of like people's Blue Brick recommendations, except in that case it's simply because we don't have access to the DB Dragon Box.

I'm in because it's not absolutely horrendous now and I'm a semi-casual collector. I don't feel bad pre-ordering it anymore, though I'm sure someone will tell me that I should be. If the original trailer were indicative of the final release then no collector's habits would have swayed me.

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Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Post by Char Aznable » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:29 pm

Got confirmation from a FUNi rep that my order will stay intact. They sure were quick to get back to me when I decided to ‘un’-cancel, but honestly I’m not even mad right now, this is looking pretty decent after all.

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