4Kids' Yu-Gi-Oh! License Is Still in Force, Court Rules

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  1. Inikalord

    Inikalord Legal Binding Contracts

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    Couldn't the Japanese consortium just get the rights back by playing Owner's Seal?
     
  3. Eric

    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Dammit. :( 
     
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    damn it! when will people learn to file proper paper work! :lol 
     
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    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    4kids played that 'deal with dark ruler' card.
     
  6. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Apparently 4Kids and can screw the rules, they got money.
     
  7. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    4Kids who?
     
  8. Macross7

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    Why would people want them to loose the license? Do you really think it would be better in another company's hand. Frankly tge license would be worthless since they would have to start the franchise all over again. Most people do not want to start it from the begining. They want to see new episodes, use their existing card games, etc. Starting over would mean people giving up on the franchise & it not making money & being cancelled.
     
  9. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    XD Fail they forgot to play Trap Jammer.
     
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    Yugioh is not a game 4kids goddammit!!!

    *rages all the way to the shadow realm*
     
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    you don't seem to understand that 4kids is evil and needs to die for the shit they have done. it is a HORRIBLE company that is a disgrace to the anime industry
     
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    What they do to anime?
     
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    Is this going to end up like Harmony Gold and Macross?

    Harmony Gold, the reason they haven't released several Macross projects commercially in the US.
     
  14. ronin0510

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    Wow, Harmony gold bad huh? That kinda explains a lot lol.
     
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    They apparently make it suck.
     
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    The Anime industry doesn't need 4kids help, they are churning out shit as it is.

    Its a shame that 4kids made some bad deals and picked some weird shows to try to market to kids on a Saturday morning block but they weren't all bad, they had an awesome TMNT series and gave us Turtles Forever!
     
  17. Macross7

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    What did 4kids do? It is actually bad or is it just an anime fan's version of 'bad'. Is it just that they brought a series over and dubbed it for Saturday morning cartoons? Maybe edited it a little for time, take out things that shouldn't be in a kids show or changed things that would make sense for an American kid. I see no problem with these since it is aimed at little kids.

    I always get the feeling that some anime fans don't give a crap about little kids as long as the anime is unaltered. A brutal murder or someone gets raped. Enjoy watching it kiddies but at least the anime wasn't altered. Get confused at what what the characters are eating/doing because kids have never seen it in real life since it only happens in Japan? TOUGH. I'm sure there are people out there that want it left in Japanese & force the 5 year old to read subtitles because that is how 'it was intended'.

    4kids probably should be applauded for bringing over anime & exposing kids to it. Later in life they can get into the more mature anime & keep the industry going. Otherwise, then can just enjoy Flapjack or someother cheap Cartoon Network show. I know Harmony Gold get dumped on but how many people cite Robotech as their introduction to anime. Tons.
     
  18. Inikalord

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    As for the Dubs that 4Kids produce sure, there are some rough patches here and there (One Piece).

    But look at what else they have done. Look at Yu-Gi-Oh, probably one of their best dibs ever in my opinion with a combination of good voice actors (Dan Green, Eric Stuart etc) a script that may be slightly altered in places but still retains the plot of the series.

    And finally, the music.

    Dare I say that the soundtrack for Yu-Gi-Oh is one of the best I have ever heard in any sort of Anime or Cartoon. It certainly has a lot more of the Egyptian tone to it, something which I find lacking in the original soundtrack.

    Plus there were others like Pokemon, TMNT, Kirby, Ultimate Muscle etc which recieved great dubs IMO and were big successes, so much so that Ultimate Muscle was so popular that a second season was made just for the american audience even though the show was a flop in Japan.

    Sure, sometimes I wish 4Kids would bring out some Uncut releases (They have, but flopped (Yu-Gi-Oh and SHaman King)) but people are not seeing the bigger picture. They're bringing kids entertainment just as we had gotten back in our own childhoods.

    As for the censorship, you can pin the blame on the CW and overly protective parents, not 4Kids themselves.
     
  19. Dolza_Khyron

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    as much as i liked robotech. i must say, harmony gold needs to let their license of the product, DIE already :lol 
     
  20. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That's true. I did forget that not all their dubs are bad but in general their practises and the way things are run just plain suck.

    It probably helps that I'm more of a Ocean Groups, Bang Zoom kinda guy anyways.
     

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