[MA-SOC] Maison Ikkoku DVDs

Tasayu Tasnaphun tasayu.0630 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 11:29:12 EST 2008


Have you tried RightStuf.com?

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Anthony Barbachan <
anime at miyu.barbachan.org> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
>   Thought someone on here might be able to help.
>
>   I am looking to complete my Maison Ikkoku DVD set collection.  I bought
> DVD sets 1-3 some years ago, which replaced my original VHS tapes.
> Eventually DVD sets 5-8 were release with the rest of the series but I never
> had a chance to pick them up.
>
>   Recently I looked into completing my collection and set out to find the
> missing sets.  I found though that it was practically impossible to get all
> the sets between 5-8, most places listed one or more of them as out of stock
> and never seam to get them in stock.  However through some more searching I
> came across several sites offering Maison Ikkoku DVD box sets but these sets
> are different and offer the complete the entire series in 4 sets instead of
> the original 8.
>
>   At first I thought, oh good Viz rereleased the entire series in cheaper
> more episode packed sets.  Although it was rather annoying that I would now
> have to rebuy episodes 1-36 again since the entire set episode order had
> changed.  However upon doing some more research on Viz's web site it looks
> like their own store only sells the original  DVD sets (also with some out
> of stock).  No blurb anywhere about a rerelease.
>
>   Does anyone know if there was a rerelease or if these other sets that I
> have encountered from various merchants are bootlegs?  They are suppose to
> have English language tracks on them so I am assuming they are real.
> Unfortunately both the anime shopping sites and Viz have been completely
> unresponsive to my questions on this matter.  No email responses and no one
> provides phone numbers any more.
>
>   Thanks in advance.
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