Rodrick Su (rsu@tigana.com)
Wed, 28 Jun 2000 21:43:04 -0700


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org]On
> Behalf Of Vladimir Len
> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 1:30 PM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: RE: [gundam] Slightly OT:Disney screws up with Mononoke once
> again....
>
>
> > This is not a "screw up" by Disney nor will you find the
> original Japanese
> > soundtrack on the DVD. Disney didn't just repackage the original
> > Japanese DVD
> > for distribution in North America, as Cartoon Network has doen
> > with Gundam Wing.
> > Disney made an original DVD of "Disney's Princess Mononoke" -- the North
> > American film release from Disney, not the Studio Ghibli film.
>
> As I understand it, there is no Japanese DVD even available in Japan of PM
> yet. The reason Disney is not putting a Japanese language track on our
> release is because Buena Vista _Japan_ (not Studio Ghibli or anyone else)
> asked Buena Vista USA not to -- they don't want imports of this disc into
> Japan.
>
> Gee, wasn't region coding supposed to fix this problem? :P
>

not when you consider the number of PSX2 in Japan. Region coding can easily
be beaten on PSX2.

[ Rodrick Su [ ]
[ rsu@tigana.com [ I might be crazier than you think. ]

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