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Offline CardCaptorConnor-EX

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A place to rent region-free DVD players?
« on: April 28, 2006, 03:07:45 pm »
Konnichi-wa,
My birthday is coming up and my mom promised me that we could go to Animenia (one of the local Japanese video stores) that day.  And I am so excited!!! :D
I'm planning on renting The Ocean Waves and maybe a few more.  I have heard several places that the DVD has English subtitles on it, so I'd rather get the DVD.  
But I don't have a region-free or region 2 DVD player!  Animenia doesn't rent them out to the public, so I am stuck!  Sure, I could watch the movie using a timed fansub script I found, but really, what would you rather do?
So I ask you, is there any place where I can rent a region 2 or region free DVD player?  I am eager to know, and it would be greatly appriciated you post very, very, soon.  
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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2006, 07:57:51 pm »
Good luck is all I can say.

Mostly because you'd have good luck just to find a place to purchase one. Finding a place that rents one is going to take alot of good luck.

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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2006, 02:52:43 am »
I agree, I have been to that store an many others. My gram is japanese so she knows of alot of them. ALL the videos I rent there with her including the anime is just Japanese, NO SUBTITLES. the main reason is because a lot of them are VHS that is copied from a japanese channel. so it comes straight from Japan with no SUBS.
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2006, 12:42:37 pm »
Have you tried any of the Multnomah libraries? They loan out more than just books. They can give you tv's, vcrs, and radios even. I don't think you can take them out on a loan, but they do have them onsite at every library and you can just go into thier media department and use them at the library. (If you're watching a movie, they usually make you bring headphones).

They have so much stuff. You should go into your local Multnomah library and ask if they have one. If they don't, I can almost garuntee you that the central library downtown will. That place has everything!

I know it might be out of the way for you to go to a library, but it's the best thing I can think of.
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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2006, 12:57:26 pm »
If you have a DVDrom on your computer, there are programs you can buy that will allow you to watch all regions on your computer.  AnyDVD by Slysoft is the program I use, and it works great.
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2006, 02:08:39 pm »
there are some region free DVD players you can get, and you can buy a region free disk to preload into your PS2 if you have one
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« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2006, 04:54:48 pm »
are you going to invite us all to your birthday party now? =D