Where to buy Japanese Scramble City, Heamasters, Masterforce, Victory, & Zone?

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  1. E-Z-B

    E-Z-B Well-Known Member

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    I know nothing about the Japanese series. Can someone point me to a good trustworthy link to buy episodes for Scramble City, Heamasters, Masterforce, Victory, & Zone?
     
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    Where in the world are you from, as in the UK you can pick up Headmasters, Super God Masterforce & Victory in one boxset for the now reduced price of £18, which is an incredible price.
     
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    Ooh ooh, where's that from please?
     
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    Amazon.co.uk
     
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    I got the region free ones and they are great from madman entertainment.
     
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    Where can I find region free versions of these series? Is it even possible? hahaha
    I hate how these weren't released in North America... Oh well :p 
     
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    Its ok we got the Takara series, you got the Unicron Trilogy. We got RID, you got Beast Wars :D 
     
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    Like i said above Madman released region free versions of all the Japanese series you can pick it up here : TRANSFORMERS - MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT
     
  10. E-Z-B

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    Thanks. I've heard of Metrodome - is that different?

    What about Scramble City - what exactly is that? Where can that be found?
     
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    Also, what else might I be missing? Isn't there a BWII or something that's Japanese-only?
     
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    Metrodome is the UK release, whereas Madman was the US release. Just different companies.

    Scramble City was a Japanese only episode to bridge the gap (IIRC) between S2 and the movie. AFAIK the only release is on the "Ultimate Edition" of the 1986 movie released in the UK (Transformers The Movie - The Ultimate Edition 2 discs 1986 Limited Edition Slip Case DVD: Amazon.co.uk: Peter Cullen, Nelson Shin: DVD - this one)

    Hope that helps!
     
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    Yeah, there are two Japanese-exclusive Beast Wars cartoons - Beast Wars II and Beast Wars Neo. However, neither of those shows have been released on DVD anywhere - not even in Japan!
     
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    Thanks, everyone! I'm going to permanently bookmark this thread!
     
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    Is the Madman release the preferred one for US fans?
     
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    so what are the regions for the takara collection from play.com(UK) or complete generation one collection from same site because I'm thinking of buying them.:confused: 
     
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    Last I checked the UK Metrodome boxset and releases were Headmasters is region 0 (world wide), Super God masterforce & Victory are Region 2
     
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    It didn't really bridge the gap it just showed off new combiners and featured Magnus and a few others. I suppose it introduced some characters but no story aspect was told to bridge the end of season 2 to the Movie, but its worth seeing even just once just to say you have :D 
     
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    I don't know that there is a preferred one - they're both from different regions (Metrodome is Region 2 [except for Headmasters, which is R0], Madman is Region 4) and they both use PAL encoding, so in a basic technical sense, neither one is a better choice for Americans. And they are just the same product, essentially - Metrodome brought over the shows and did the subtitling for them, and then Madman just released Metrodome's work for their market. They do have some different extras - Metrodome had some audio commentaries, while Madman included some toy commercials, character profiles and on the Victory set, some random manga and story pages. So it's pretty much just down to the extras, and comparative cost.
     

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