Madman Entertainment picks up Sailor Moon for AUS and NZ

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^No Blu-ray in Japan yet (though it has been announced) and Viz's master does NOT look good judging by the theatrical trailers & reviews calling it "blurry" & "fuzzy".

Madman's DVD should be fine enough.
 

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@Eldsjäl : Madman will be waiting for TOEI to release their version of the movie in HD. For now, they will be using Viz Media's version for the DVD. I had asked if they would consider using the European master for the DVD release but they said no. I am guessing it's because they want to match the "SD" quality as close to the "HD" quality for when it does come out in Japan.
 

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All right then, thanks for clearing that up! :)
 

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Well, in the case of Viz's booklet, "Partners" doesn't exactly imply an overt, romantically-coupled relationship between the two, just that they work together with specifically each other.

But yeah, "Friendship" is putting their situation mildly.

But then again, it's not exactly like the S anime did all that much to really emphasize their relationship beyond a deep closeness. Heh, the manga arc that S was based on even had more Haruka/Usagi material than it had blatant Haruka/Michiru moments.
 

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NJ_ said:
There's a bit of controversy now over Uranus & Neptune in Madman's booklet.

https://twitter.com/MissFMBP/status/838747252227072002

Here's Viz's booklet for comparison.

https://twitter.com/saber_breaker/statu ... 7056246784
To give Madman the benefit of the doubt, this mistake was probably done by a non-fan who didn't know all the details of the intimacies of their relationship. It was probably just an honest mistake and I can give Madman the benefit of the doubt that they probably didn't have any ill intentions with this mistake. Hopefully though they will correct this and offer a replacement.
 

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Let's be realistic, they're not going to offer a replacement. The cost would not justify that for a second. The SuperS chart will be corrected. Has anyone asked madman?
 

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otakumom said:
I'm getting the Aussie videos, just like I did with "Sailor Stars". I hate how Viz runs their business in the Americas, and the less money I have to give them the better. The shipping will be a tad higher, but that's it.

I'm a self hater; I prefer any other English speaking developed country except for the USA.
How did you get Sailor Stars when it's not out yet?
 

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NJ_ said:
There's a bit of controversy now over Uranus & Neptune in Madman's booklet.

https://twitter.com/MissFMBP/status/838747252227072002

Here's Viz's booklet for comparison.

https://twitter.com/saber_breaker/statu ... 7056246784
I'm pretty sure the version Madman used came from Toei directly. I remember seeing it months ago because people were complaining about the friendship thing back then.

Like Sabrblade said, Viz calling them "partners" isn't exactly better/more explicit, especially when Usagi and Mamoru are linked by "love." Also, both versions call Luna and Artemis's connection "friendship" which also seems a bit strange, though perhaps at that point in the anime it could be regarded as true.
 
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MementoNepenthe said:
I'm pretty sure the version Madman used came from Toei directly. I remember seeing it months ago because people were complaining about the friendship thing back then.
THANK YOU, I remembered seeing complaints over this last year and was trying to find it last night with no luck and thought I was crazy for a bit.

Also just found it, the chart was from Toei's booth at Anime Expo, the mistake I made last night was checking reports from AnimeJapan. ^_^'

http://foreversailormoonie.tumblr.com/p ... ith-sailor
http://68.media.tumblr.com/4665eb89111d ... 1_1280.jpg

Also, both versions call Luna and Artemis's connection "friendship" which also seems a bit strange, though perhaps at that point in the anime it could be regarded as true.
Yeah, we'll probably see something different with Luna & Artemis when SuperS' LE is out.
 

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NJ_ said:
http://68.media.tumblr.com/4665eb89111ded6a311a1deafc768149/tumblr_o9vz1e64GW1rlc7zco1_1280.jpg
There's a LOT of things off with that chart besides linking Uranus and Neptune via "Friendship" (and the cats as well).

King Endymion's name is misspelled as "Endimion". Twice.

Professor Tomoe and Kaolinite are linked by "Love" when that was never given to be the case in the manga/Crystal (it was more hinted at in the anime, and mostly one-sided from Kaolinite).

The Witches 5 are linked via the label of "Witch 5".

Though I do prefer this one, the text description uses "Soldier" instead of "Guardian" for "Senshi".

"It's on the present..." should be "It's in the present..."

"Hotaru is often a testing creature for her father's laboratory experiments..." - No she isn't. He doesn't use her as a lab rat that he runs experiments on.

Mistress 9 is referred to as "the Silence Creature", a term she has never been called in any fiction.

Heart crystals are mentioned as what Mistress 9 needs to awaken, but there were no heart crystals in the manga/Crystal.

Two instances of "reawaken" should instead be "reawakened"

The words "opposed force" should instead be "opposite force"

Sailor Saturn's title is given as the "Destruction Soldier".

The last paragraph not only refers to a search for the Talismans (which was only true for the 90's anime and not the manga/Crystal), but is overall so badly-written that it is barely readable.
 

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The actual chart also doesn't label Sailor Neptune, and doesn't indicate the Outers' civilian identities. The Inners are called the "Inner Gusrdians" and Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto are called "creatures" :lol:

I mean... It's 2016/2017. Engrish isn't cute anymore, Toei. Get it together.
 

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NJ_ said:
There's a bit of controversy now over Uranus & Neptune in Madman's booklet.

https://twitter.com/MissFMBP/status/838747252227072002
Wow! I didn't reflect on this earlier when I first got hold of the booklet.

MementoNepenthe said:
Like Sabrblade said, Viz calling them "partners" isn't exactly better/more explicit, especially when Usagi and Mamoru are linked by "love." Also, both versions call Luna and Artemis's connection "friendship" which also seems a bit strange,
My thoughts exactly. It would be pretty safe to assume that this just is a mistake as I don't think there was something deliberate solely behind linking Uranus and Neptune as "friends".
 
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MementoNepenthe said:
The actual chart also doesn't label Sailor Neptune, and doesn't indicate the Outers' civilian identities. The Inners are called the "Inner Gusrdians" and Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto are called "creatures" :lol:

I mean... It's 2016/2017. Engrish isn't cute anymore, Toei. Get it together.
They probably worked on it the same time they were working on Crystal's season 3 subs which would explain why those subs were so bad. :googly: