1980s series available on Amazon video

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Firelord Zuko
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1980s series available on Amazon video

Postby Firelord Zuko » 1 year ago

I was going through Amazon video when I saw that the 1980 anime is free for Prime members.

But just a heads up that the episode ordering is the US VHS version and not the original order. Also, it's English dubbed only.

Here is an image of the quality. It's stated to go up to 1080p, but your mileage may vary. Aspect ratio is 4:3

https://imgur.com/a/yjFv3rq

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Re: 1980s series available on Amazon video

Postby DrFrag » 1 year ago

Quality looks good. Almost identical to the AnimeLab version.

Does it have trailers? Any Japanese text? The AnimeLab version title screen looks like this https://i.imgur.com/M25nciu.jpg so it seems like there's some kind of custom English 1080p version for streaming that has never been released on Bluray. Just wondering if Amazon are using the same version.
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Re: 1980s series available on Amazon video

Postby Firelord Zuko » 1 year ago

DrFrag wrote:Quality looks good. Almost identical to the AnimeLab version.

Does it have trailers? Any Japanese text? The AnimeLab version title screen looks like this https://i.imgur.com/M25nciu.jpg so it seems like there's some kind of custom English 1080p version for streaming that has never been released on Bluray. Just wondering if Amazon are using the same version.


Unfortunately, there's no trailer, but there is Japanese text for the title on the opening along with the episode cards. Only the 1st episode title text isn't translated into English Subtitles for some reason. Japanese Subtitles have been removed altogether from both the opening and ending.

Altogether, it looks like the original HD Japanese video was used. They seems to have even included some scenes that were cut in the original English broadcast. Sadly the parts featuring kid Atlas in Episodes 1 and 2 are still not present.

The ending screens however, cut out any text based form of credits however.

Opening title screen
https://imgur.com/oJXvnAY

Episode 1 Card
https://imgur.com/hQrvOrA

Episode "41" Card
https://imgur.com/a/sKb3uIY

Closing
https://imgur.com/agEKHC7


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