Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Sat, 13 Nov 1999 02:45:59 -0800


>Ryan Freeman asks,
>
>> I know this has been mentioned before but what are the chances that the
>>US is going to see DVDs of the gundam universe?
>
> I recall the AnimeVillage folks saying that U.S. DVD releases were
>going to lag the Japanese ones by at least six months (to prevent
>Japanese viewers from importing the cheaper, multilingual U.S. versions).

Interesting, whatever happened to regional coding / territorial lockouts?

>But since 0080 and 0083 are coming out on DVD in Japan first thing next
>year, it's possible that we could see domestic versions by next summer.
>Always assuming that Bandai's policy doesn't change, of course...
>
>-- Mark

A lot of Hong Kong sellers are already selling DVDs of The 08th MS Team.
Has it been released in Japan at all? They look like bootlegs...

Eddie

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