History BadExportForYou / AnimeAndManga

13th Jul '17 12:55:58 PM lalalei2001
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** Their ''Anime/YuGiOhTheDarkSideOfDimensions'' [[https://www.amazon.com/Yu-Gi-Oh-DARK-SIDE-DIMENSIONS-DVD/product-reviews/B06XYH34V4/ release]] was just as bad, having no scene selections, dubtitles, replacing a credits song from the Japanese version with the English-version instrumental theme, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking an ugly menu screen]].

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** Their ''Anime/YuGiOhTheDarkSideOfDimensions'' [[https://www.amazon.com/Yu-Gi-Oh-DARK-SIDE-DIMENSIONS-DVD/product-reviews/B06XYH34V4/ release]] was just as bad, having no scene selections, dubtitles, replacing a credits song from the Japanese version with the English-version instrumental theme, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking an ugly a confusing menu screen]]. Lionsgate eventually offered refunds and replacements for affected items.
28th Jun '17 2:08:39 AM lalalei2001
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* Anchor Bay's [[https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Shell-Complex-Season-Blu-ray/dp/B01NBHMO5B Blu-ray release]] of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' is so bare-bones it doesn't even have a scene selection, has audio glitches, and uses 'dubtitles' and closed-captions for the hearing-impaired instead of proper Japanese subtitles that the DVD versions, released by another company, did have.

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* Anchor Bay's [[https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Shell-Complex-Season-Blu-ray/dp/B01NBHMO5B Blu-ray release]] of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' is so bare-bones it doesn't even have a scene selection, has audio glitches, and uses 'dubtitles' and closed-captions for the hearing-impaired instead of proper Japanese subtitles that the DVD versions, released by another company, did have.have. It also has [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking an ugly menu screen]].
** Their ''Anime/YuGiOhTheDarkSideOfDimensions'' [[https://www.amazon.com/Yu-Gi-Oh-DARK-SIDE-DIMENSIONS-DVD/product-reviews/B06XYH34V4/ release]] was just as bad, having no scene selections, dubtitles, replacing a credits song from the Japanese version with the English-version instrumental theme, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking an ugly menu screen]].
28th Jun '17 2:05:20 AM lalalei2001
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* When S'more Entertainment announced an uncut, dual-audio release of the ''Manga/BoboboboBobobo'' anime in North America, fans of the series were quite pleased. However, upon receiving the DVD sets, there was a major error...there were no English subtitles, despite them being listed on the DVD packaging. The company got so much backlash for their sloppy releases of both ''Bobobo'' and ''Manga/GalaxyExpress999'' they left anime licensing for good.

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* When S'more Entertainment announced an uncut, dual-audio release of the ''Manga/BoboboboBobobo'' anime in North America, fans of the series were quite pleased. However, upon receiving the DVD sets, there was a major error...there were no English subtitles, despite them being listed on the DVD packaging. The company got so much backlash for their sloppy releases of both ''Bobobo'' and ''Manga/GalaxyExpress999'' they left anime licensing for good.good.
* Anchor Bay's [[https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Shell-Complex-Season-Blu-ray/dp/B01NBHMO5B Blu-ray release]] of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' is so bare-bones it doesn't even have a scene selection, has audio glitches, and uses 'dubtitles' and closed-captions for the hearing-impaired instead of proper Japanese subtitles that the DVD versions, released by another company, did have.
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18th Jun '17 7:37:57 AM Piterpicher
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** On top of that, Neil Nadelman, the translator of the series, said on AnimeNewsNetwork that he didn't paid the full price of the license. Therefore, the anime is now on a licensing limbo. Also, the DVD release is no longer listed on Amazon and [[Creator/NozomiEntertainment RightStuf.]]

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** On top of that, Neil Nadelman, the translator of the series, said on AnimeNewsNetwork Website/AnimeNewsNetwork that he didn't paid the full price of the license. Therefore, the anime is now on a licensing limbo. Also, the DVD release is no longer listed on Amazon and [[Creator/NozomiEntertainment RightStuf.]]
30th Apr '17 11:49:16 AM nombretomado
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* The US release of the original ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' lacked a Japanese audio track because there wasn't a Japanese DVD version yet (mainly because of age damage to the audio track) and Sunrise didn't want Japanese fans reverse-importing...especially not with a remastered version in the works. Bandai Entertainment was even forced to replace the original Japanese opening and ending themes with ''{{Toonami}}'''s custom credits after the first few volumes because of this.

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* The US release of the original ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' lacked a Japanese audio track because there wasn't a Japanese DVD version yet (mainly because of age damage to the audio track) and Sunrise didn't want Japanese fans reverse-importing...especially not with a remastered version in the works. Bandai Entertainment was even forced to replace the original Japanese opening and ending themes with ''{{Toonami}}'''s ''Creator/{{Toonami}}'''s custom credits after the first few volumes because of this.
5th Apr '17 5:15:55 AM Doug86
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** Some episodes on ''Digimon'''s Australian DVD release were direct American TV rips complete with the FoxKids logo in the corner. Madman Entertainment explained that the materials for many of Saban's English dubbed episodes were lost, and that this was the only way to obtain them. Fans believed it... until New Video/Cinedigm's US release had perfectly clean masters for all episodes.

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** Some episodes on ''Digimon'''s Australian DVD release were direct American TV rips complete with the FoxKids Creator/FoxKids logo in the corner. Madman Entertainment explained that the materials for many of Saban's English dubbed episodes were lost, and that this was the only way to obtain them. Fans believed it... until New Video/Cinedigm's US release had perfectly clean masters for all episodes.
4th Mar '17 5:02:36 PM rjd1922
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* This almost always means that a work of Japanese origin (animated or live action) has been watered down for release in the United States or elsewhere outside Japan. Prices for everything in Japan are very high, especially for entertainment goods; for example, Anime [=DVDs=] are typically [[http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B004Y2SOF8/ $65+ for 3 episodes]], [[http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B004Y2SOEY/ $95 for the special edition]], with 5 to 10 [=DVDs=] required for an entire (short) series. In addition, the distribution system makes it hard to get any media at a discount, especially since the sale of [[http://www.gamespot.com/news/2463340.html used video games]] and [[http://en.akihabaranews.com/6699/legacy-unused/pc/2nd-hand-electronics-sales-will-soon-be-illegal-in-japan used electronics]] are illegal.

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* This almost always means that a work of Japanese origin (animated or live action) has been watered down for release in the United States or elsewhere outside Japan. Prices for everything in Japan are very high, especially for entertainment goods; for example, Anime [=DVDs=] are typically [[http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B004Y2SOF8/ $65+ for 3 episodes]], [[http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B004Y2SOEY/ $95 for the special edition]], with 5 to 10 [=DVDs=] required for an entire (short) series. In addition, the distribution system makes it hard to get any media at a discount, especially since the sale of [[http://www.gamespot.com/news/2463340.html used video games]] and [[http://en.akihabaranews.com/6699/legacy-unused/pc/2nd-hand-electronics-sales-will-soon-be-illegal-in-japan used electronics]] are illegal.discount.
26th Jan '17 10:39:47 PM Ominae
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** Creator/BandaiEntertainment's contract when it licensed the first season demanded that, despite the fanbase wanting it badly (and ''because'' the Japanese fanbase wanted it too and hadn't gotten it), they couldn't put the episodes on the [=DVDs=] in [[AnachronicOrder broadcast order]], only in chronological order. Bandai reacted by providing two releases: the bare-bones chronological order [=DVDs=] and the special editions, which came with {{Feelies}}, chronological order and broadcast order discs, single albums and other merchandise.

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** Creator/BandaiEntertainment's [[Creator/BandaiNamcoEntertainment Bandai Entertainment]]'s contract when it licensed the first season demanded that, despite the fanbase wanting it badly (and ''because'' the Japanese fanbase wanted it too and hadn't gotten it), they couldn't put the episodes on the [=DVDs=] in [[AnachronicOrder broadcast order]], only in chronological order. Bandai reacted by providing two releases: the bare-bones chronological order [=DVDs=] and the special editions, which came with {{Feelies}}, chronological order and broadcast order discs, single albums and other merchandise.



* Unlike most TV Tokyo shojou anime, ''Anime/{{Tamagotchi}}'' did get an English dub...but it only aired in Australia on GO! despite the franchise being more popular in America, and only the first 26 episodes were dubbed, stopping at the episode where we meet Terulin to air re-runs of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', [[AdoredByTheNetwork which then preceded to take over three other slots on the channel to become the most-aired show on the channel]]. The show later came to American shores and was taken UpToEleven-not only did the show only get aired on a website, but the episodes were '''shortened to three minutes long'''. That's right! BanDai didn't realize that they could have dubbed whole episodes and aired them on the internet, in a similar manner to Nickelodeon shows like ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''.

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* Unlike most TV Tokyo shojou anime, ''Anime/{{Tamagotchi}}'' did get an English dub...but it only aired in Australia on GO! despite the franchise being more popular in America, and only the first 26 episodes were dubbed, stopping at the episode where we meet Terulin to air re-runs of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', [[AdoredByTheNetwork which then preceded to take over three other slots on the channel to become the most-aired show on the channel]]. The show later came to American shores and was taken UpToEleven-not only did the show only get aired on a website, but the episodes were '''shortened to three minutes long'''. That's right! BanDai Bandai didn't realize that they could have dubbed whole episodes and aired them on the internet, in a similar manner to Nickelodeon shows like ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''.
7th Jan '17 3:21:52 PM nombretomado
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* Unlike most TV Tokyo shojou anime, ''Anime/{{Tamagotchi}}'' did get an English dub...but it only aired in Australia on GO! despite the franchise being more popular in America, and only the first 26 episodes were dubbed, stopping at the episode where we meet Terulin to air re-runs of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', [[AdoredByTheNetwork which then preceded to take over three other slots on the channel to become the most-aired show on the channel]]. The show later came to American shores and was taken UpToEleven-not only did the show only get aired on a website, but the episodes were '''shortened to three minutes long'''. That's right! BanDai didn't realize that they could have dubbed whole episodes and aired them on the internet, in a similar manner to Nickelodeon shows like ''TheLegendOfKorra''.

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* Unlike most TV Tokyo shojou anime, ''Anime/{{Tamagotchi}}'' did get an English dub...but it only aired in Australia on GO! despite the franchise being more popular in America, and only the first 26 episodes were dubbed, stopping at the episode where we meet Terulin to air re-runs of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', [[AdoredByTheNetwork which then preceded to take over three other slots on the channel to become the most-aired show on the channel]]. The show later came to American shores and was taken UpToEleven-not only did the show only get aired on a website, but the episodes were '''shortened to three minutes long'''. That's right! BanDai didn't realize that they could have dubbed whole episodes and aired them on the internet, in a similar manner to Nickelodeon shows like ''TheLegendOfKorra''.''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''.
20th Nov '16 12:10:52 PM PlasmaPower
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** Barring the above examples, One Piece has had it pretty good when it comes to international releases. It probably helps that the dub is hundreds of episodes behind Japan, where the older episodes are probably out of print there.
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