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Would you like studios to add more in DVD extras section

Yes
7 (77.8%)
No
1 (11.1%)
I don't watch such things
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Offline Imposer12

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DVD extras
« on: August 17, 2010, 10:29:58 pm »
Are you like me and think the character galleries, trailers, outtakes from dubbing sessions, etc are some of the best features on a DVD? Realizing that times are financially hard on all of us (purchasers and studios). Still it would be nice to have such things, many times I go by the trailers when deciding what series to buy.
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Offline jaybug

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Re: DVD extras
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2010, 07:27:12 pm »
I think trailers are a necessary evil. What I prefer in anime DVDs are things that happened in Japan. Creating the animation, watching the cast work together to create the voices of the characters. I find it more interesting than one person in a box. It's more like old time radio plays.

What would really make me happy, is to have simple easy to guess DVD commands. I HATE having to guess, and having no idea what is going on, as far as navigating the DVD menu. You can tell they assume everyone has perfect color vision.
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Offline RokusasuKun

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Re: DVD extras
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2010, 08:09:06 pm »
For me, I really like the commentaries and outtakes more than I should sometimes, so those are two things I look forward to (plus getting the DVD itself, of course) <3

Offline Zangetsu

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Re: DVD extras
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2010, 11:54:26 pm »
I can't be the only one that thinks anime extra's have been lacking lately. I bought the dvd's of Haruhi Suzumiya about a year ago and there is so much stuff on there it's crazy. But I just recently bought Bleach Season 5 and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Vol. 2 and I thought the extras were really disappointing.
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Re: DVD extras
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2010, 12:00:49 pm »
Lacking? Pfft. You haven't seen lacking until you bought the Gundam Unicorn Blu-Ray. It has one episode of Gundam Unicorn-- one-- and nothing else. No extras, no nothing. What a waste.

As for what I like to see... Well, I enjoy previews, so that's my main thing. Honestly I don't watch too much else like cast interviews and such... Though I do like to see character biographies, outtakes, deleted scenes, and things like that.



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