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 Post subject: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
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found this Wish I could buy it but I noticed it wasn't in the database so would this be like a normal release or would it be widescreen?
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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
PostPosted: 25 Jan 2019, 16:50 
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Very cool, I'm sure its widescreen just like the first Japanese LD. I didn't know they released VHDs that late.

He also has that rare single disc release of Space Cobra the movie, I think that's harder to find than the box set, but I did have both at one time and the PQ was
identical other than CAV/CLV
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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
PostPosted: 25 Jan 2019, 17:21 
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Wow, yeah. I thought VHD was dead by then too.
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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
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what is then normal? would they usually do widescreen for movies or would they do both pan and scan like the US did in the early days. this makes me wonder what else is on VHD this late as well.
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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
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My guess is that it would be wide or semi wide with a minor letterbox like most 80s LDs of theatrical anime. It’s probably just like whatever the first Akira LD was. This is just an assumption though.


Akira (1988) [SF070-1550]

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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
PostPosted: 25 Jan 2019, 22:37 
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Is there only two releases for Japan that one and the Special Collection big box?
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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
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xtempo wrote:
but I noticed it wasn't in the database so would this be like a normal release or would it be widescreen?


Feel free to update :-)

Akira (1988) [???]

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 Post subject: Re: Akira. anybody know anything about it?
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I will if I ever get it but here's hoping one day. Thank you for adding it. your the best!
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