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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:31 pm

eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:04 pm
Kendamu wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:01 pm
eledoremassis02 wrote:
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Normally I'd agree, but this is FUNimation :lol: so while I wouldnt be suprised if they tinkered with it again, also wouldnt be suprised if they didnt
If they messed with it again I'd expect the'd have a video out withere with Chris Sabat in his deep trailer voice like, "We messed with it again and this time it's really definitive," or something. :lol:
Dragon Ball Z: The deFUNItive edition :lol:

"The fanbase is split but we've brought them together. Glorius HD master 33.3% of the image quality with full-grain. 33.3% of the image baby smooth and 33.3% of the image enhanced to widescreen aspect ratio Experience DBZ like you have before and like you haven't!"
"THIS is the fourth ultimate and definitive edition of Dragon Ball Z, remastered in 16:9 for a more cinematic viewing experience...but now with grain this time as our last three releases were lacking it"

Yeah, i could imagine another thing like that misleading Orange Brick trailer from 2007 being done.
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by eledoremassis02 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:33 pm

SuperSaiyaManZ94 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:31 pm
eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:04 pm
Kendamu wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:01 pm


If they messed with it again I'd expect the'd have a video out withere with Chris Sabat in his deep trailer voice like, "We messed with it again and this time it's really definitive," or something. :lol:
Dragon Ball Z: The deFUNItive edition :lol:

"The fanbase is split but we've brought them together. Glorius HD master 33.3% of the image quality with full-grain. 33.3% of the image baby smooth and 33.3% of the image enhanced to widescreen aspect ratio Experience DBZ like you have before and like you haven't!"
"THIS is the fourth ultimate and definitive edition of Dragon Ball Z, remastered in 16:9 for a more cinematic experience...but now with grain this time as our last three releases were lacking it"

Yeah, i could imagine another thing like that misleading Orange Brick trailer from 2007 being done.
Dragon Ball Z except we've remanimated in in glorious stop motion with popsule sticks!

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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by KBABZ » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:36 pm

eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:54 pm
Normally I'd agree, but this is FUNimation :lol: so while I wouldnt be suprised if they tinkered with it again, also wouldnt be suprised if they didnt
Well I say that being the owner of the big bad LOTR/Hobbit boxset, where they do literally just re-use the discs from the original Blu-Ray releases, plus the BTS DVDs for LOTR. The latter was also done because nearly all of it was shot on DV tape, so it was never in HD to begin with!

The Dragon Box Singles are very similar: it's the same core video files but with a vastly simplified menu.
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:36 pm

eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:33 pm
SuperSaiyaManZ94 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:31 pm
eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:04 pm


Dragon Ball Z: The deFUNItive edition :lol:

"The fanbase is split but we've brought them together. Glorius HD master 33.3% of the image quality with full-grain. 33.3% of the image baby smooth and 33.3% of the image enhanced to widescreen aspect ratio Experience DBZ like you have before and like you haven't!"
"THIS is the fourth ultimate and definitive edition of Dragon Ball Z, remastered in 16:9 for a more cinematic experience...but now with grain this time as our last three releases were lacking it"

Yeah, i could imagine another thing like that misleading Orange Brick trailer from 2007 being done.
Dragon Ball Z except we've remanimated in in glorious stop motion with popsule sticks!
"The way it was meant to be seen, because you know we haven't overused that phrase a million times already." :lol:
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by eledoremassis02 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:53 pm

KBABZ wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:36 pm
eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:54 pm
Normally I'd agree, but this is FUNimation :lol: so while I wouldnt be suprised if they tinkered with it again, also wouldnt be suprised if they didnt
Well I say that being the owner of the big bad LOTR/Hobbit boxset, where they do literally just re-use the discs from the original Blu-Ray releases, plus the BTS DVDs for LOTR. The latter was also done because nearly all of it was shot on DV tape, so it was never in HD to begin with!

The Dragon Box Singles are very similar: it's the same core video files but with a vastly simplified menu.
Warner Bros. is the same. "Hey look, a new slip cover"

FUNi has changed something with ever relese weather it's color timing, DNR, title cards, etc. since the OB's which is why I wouldn't be surprised if something is different since these releases have almost become busy work at this point.

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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by ArmenianPepsi » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:13 am

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If I buy another DBZ release, it'd be a hypothetical competent remaster. Because if I watch Dragon Ball Z, it's gonna be in English, and well, the English dub (sans UUC) is unwatchable until the Cell Games—I have a 1TB HDD containing all of Kai w/ the Faulconer score (footage ripped from my legally owned Kai Blu-rays :thumbup: ) for that. So it would take a special kind of release to warrant me watching Z.
That's kind of where I stand at this point. I already have my collection of Dragon Ball on my PC, finely customized just the way I like it. Kai with Kikuchi score for the English dub and general viewing, and Z with the nice broadcast audio incase I need to refer back to it for something.

That said, if we ever saw a "Level Set 2 : Electric Boogaloo" with all 291 episodes, that could possibly be enough for me to drop Kai and just watch Z exclusively in Japanese.
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by ArmenianPepsi » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:24 am

SuperSaiyaManZ94 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:31 pm
eledoremassis02 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:04 pm
Kendamu wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:01 pm


If they messed with it again I'd expect the'd have a video out withere with Chris Sabat in his deep trailer voice like, "We messed with it again and this time it's really definitive," or something. :lol:
Dragon Ball Z: The deFUNItive edition :lol:

"The fanbase is split but we've brought them together. Glorius HD master 33.3% of the image quality with full-grain. 33.3% of the image baby smooth and 33.3% of the image enhanced to widescreen aspect ratio Experience DBZ like you have before and like you haven't!"
"THIS is the fourth ultimate and definitive edition of Dragon Ball Z, remastered in 16:9 for a more cinematic viewing experience...but now with grain this time as our last three releases were lacking it"

Yeah, i could imagine another thing like that misleading Orange Brick trailer from 2007 being done.
No no. You have it all wrong. I know what Funi's next DBZ release will be. It'll come just in time for the 40th anniversary.

"Prepare to watch Dragon Ball Z as you've never seen before! For the 40th anniversary we're announcing the release of our new set, Dragon Ball Z : 4k HDR Super Deluxe Special Limited Edition, now in a stunning 21:9 aspect ratio for the most immersive viewing experience ever!!!"
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by Catsenti » Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:39 pm

Amazon and Right Stuf just updated the art for Seasons 4 and 5 to match 1-3.

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Post by CuppaKofe » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:46 pm

Welp, those updated covers look like absolute crap. Will wait for the eventual standard editions.
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Post by PremiumSalt » Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:02 pm

Looking at those just reminds me how I am so freaking tired of the current state of Dragon Ball promo art. I can't even put my finger on what it is it's just all so...ugly.
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by eledoremassis02 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:08 pm

PremiumSalt wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:02 pm
Looking at those just reminds me how I am so freaking tired of the current state of Dragon Ball promo art. I can't even put my finger on what it is it's just all so...ugly.
Kinda has a Nickelodeon release vibe to it. It also reminds me a little of the Japanese Kai boxart
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Post by ArmenianPepsi » Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:15 pm

eledoremassis02 wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:08 pm
PremiumSalt wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:02 pm
Looking at those just reminds me how I am so freaking tired of the current state of Dragon Ball promo art. I can't even put my finger on what it is it's just all so...ugly.
Kinda has a Nickelodeon release vibe to it. It also reminds me a little of the Japanese Kai boxart
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Yeah, it makes me think of the look you'd see in the late 2000's with games like Infinite World or Burst Limit
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Post by ArmenianPepsi » Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:19 pm

For some reason i'm still fighting the smallest part of my brain that has any hope or Funi taking this opportunity to do anything to make these steelbooks look any better than the original 30th Anniversary release. Perhaps it's the tiny fleeting sense of childhood naivete, still hopeful that things could get better, still kicking around.
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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by Kendamu » Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:23 pm

Wow! Seasons 4 and 5 are being dropped only a month after Seasons 1-3! That's incredible and my wallet is gonna hate me for it!

I wonder if they'll do 6 and 7 in January then 8 and 9 in February?

Either way, it'll be nice to have an official 4:3 release on my shelves again even if it's no better than the Blue Bricks I have for DB.

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Post by kyppk » Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:52 pm

Season 6+7 are up now

https://www.rightstufanime.com/Dragon-B ... ok-Blu-ray
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They're really rapid firing these out.

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Post by eledoremassis02 » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:11 pm

So far season six is my favorite one

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Post by Catsenti » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:42 pm

Best Buy lists up to season 5 for $39.99 a pop. They don't list 6 and 7 yet, but I haven't yet snagged a pre-order for 4 and 5 yet, so I think I'll go get those on Best Buy.

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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by KBABZ » Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:25 pm

I've never really understood the decision to use Piccolo for the early Buu arc. Yes I understand he has to show up SOMEWHERE, but he's not really relevant to that part of the story!

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Post by Matches Malone » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:17 am

KBABZ wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:25 pm
I've never really understood the decision to use Piccolo for the early Buu arc. Yes I understand he has to show up SOMEWHERE, but he's not really relevant to that part of the story!
I'll add Goku on season 6 to that, as it should've been Gohan instead.

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Re: Dragon Ball Z 4:3 Steelbooks

Post by KBABZ » Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:44 am

Matches Malone wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:17 am
KBABZ wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:25 pm
I've never really understood the decision to use Piccolo for the early Buu arc. Yes I understand he has to show up SOMEWHERE, but he's not really relevant to that part of the story!
I'll add Goku on season 6 to that, as it should've been Gohan instead.
Agreed, that part of the story is Gohan's shining moment.

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