Shout! Factory Japanese Collection up for pre-order again / out Jan 10

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  1. Girl Pants

    Girl Pants aka brickonator

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    Just got an e-mail from Shout! Factory, The Japanese collection box set with lithograph is up for preorder (again). It's released Jan. 10th.

    Shout! Factory Store
     
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    Shout Factory Transformers Japanese collection pre-order back up

    Shout! Factory Store

    Finally able to pre-order it again.
     
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  3. Girl Pants

    Girl Pants aka brickonator

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    I honestly don't care. I was busy pre-ordering it myself before bothering to check here and see that it wasn't posted yet.

    Getting my order in > reporting news
     
  5. Girl Pants

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    Hahaha... That's the spirit! I'm totally buying this too. I guess I'll have to sell off the Headmasters set I already bought.

    This will be great. MF and Victory are really good (much better than Headmasters) and it'll be great to have good DVDs of them. Hopefully there are fewer mistakes and typos this time.

    Did we ever get a confirmation of if they'll be using all Japanese names for this? These two shows are quite self-contained, there's no reason to use US names like there was in Headmasters. I don't really mind either way as long as they don't call Minerva Nightbeat.
     
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    No idea. The last news I ever saw about it was that they found some better source material when they cancelled the last pre-orders. And yeah, it'd be nice if they kept everything "japanese" considering it's the japanese collection.
     
  7. Robogeek28

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    Isn't there supposed to be seperate sets of Masterforce and Victory as well?
     
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    For Masterforce and Victory, they had better be using Japanese names... It's not like in Headmasters where it's supposed to be the same character..

    Minerva is NOT Nightbeat.
    Go Shooter is NOT Siren.
    Cab is NOT Hosehead.
     
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    There was, but they were supposed to originally get the collection out first. I assume they'll probably do individual releases of masterforce and victory later. I held off on just ordering headmasters because I wanted them all anyway(and the lithograph is neat I guess).
     
  10. SouthtownKid

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    Cool. I'm not sure whether to double-dip on Headmasters by buying this set, or wait for the individual series sets (and hope they happen). I'm not really a huge fan of the Japanese TF series or their continuity, but they are kind of interesting as their own thing and it's nice when this kind of stuff can get a legit domestic release. So I kind of feel like supporting it.
     
  11. iron maniac

    iron maniac Help Uncle Sixshot, Help!

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    Good, it's about time!
     
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    Pre-ordered, again!
     
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    Unlike Headmasters, the episode titles for Masterforce and Victory have Japanese names so we should be good on them using the proper names.
     
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    soooo i assume these will be in original Japanese language with subtitles? and of course the option of an English dubbed version as well?
     
  15. dj_convoy II

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    Hopefully the delays included fixing the subs. "I'm a phase six Decepticon!"
     
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    No dub, just subtitles.

    Dubbing costs money that Shout doesn't have.

    Is this the new release date for Masterforce separately as well?
     
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    This is all that matters to me, My Little Pony, Trasformers Prime, Dan vs. (?), and GI Joe Renegades can wait since they have not confirmed anything about a season box set (sorry if I offended those who wanted those season sets.)
     
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    Can't wait for this, pre-ordered.
     
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    Totally preordered. I'd been looking forward to getting this since I got the BW shout factory set.
     
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    Anyone know what the video quality will be like? Same as Madman releases, or is it getting a real clean-up job this?
     

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