Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Wed, 28 Feb 2001 23:43:30 -0800

>It has nothing to do with technical issues. Pure and simple, Sunrise, the
>subsidiary that holds the rights, won't give Bandai America (I think
>that's the one
>that does American video releases) the rights to release the Japanese
>audio track.
>Apparently the Bandai parent company is siding with Sunrise in this particular
>dispute. Rumor has it that there's an internal policy that the Japanese
>audio to
>any show won't be released internationally until its been avaible in Japan
>for at
>least six months. Since MS Gundam isn't currently available in Japan,
>there won't
>be a subbed American release until possibly later on.

Huh? I've had my digitally remastered MSG TV series LD box set for well
over a year already! Besides, the U.S. release of Wing on DVD is in clear
violation of the 6-month policy you mentioned.


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