[MA-SOC] Maison Ikkoku DVDs

Anthony Barbachan anime at Miyu.Barbachan.org
Wed Dec 17 11:49:50 EST 2008

Also missing DVDs and do not have the ones in question.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tasayu Tasnaphun" <tasayu.0630 at gmail.com>
To: "Metro Anime New York City--social list" <ma-nyc-soc at lists.baka.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 11:29 AM
Subject: Re: [MA-SOC] Maison Ikkoku DVDs

> Thats where I completed my sets from and for cheap!
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Tasayu Tasnaphun 
> <tasayu.0630 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 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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