Well, now. Disappointed? Yes. Surprised? Actually, yes I am. "Astonished" would be a better word. Considering how long film restoration facilities have existed and the level at which they keep improving noise and dirt removal/reconstruction algorithms, I'm astonished that this film---hailed by pretty much everyone in the anime world to be THE classic 1980's masterpiece---has undergone absolutely no discernible efforts at fixing the myriad problems with the print they chose for this high definition transfer. It is abominable. Without exaggeration, the DVD is just about (although not quite) preferable over this disaster. And by that, I mean that the Blu-ray transfer shows every single last dust speck, scratch and tear in the original film, as well as incredible deterioration of the black background paint horribly evident in every single space scene. The DVD, by comparison, has far less distracting noise. I honestly don't know what I'm looking at in terms of problems. Is it, in fact, film this transfer was made from, or from a D3 master video tape that was partially demagnetized...or worse (shudder, DVD)? There is a truly bizarre element to all of the scenes in space which I can only barely describe as some sort of hellish fog. I've never seen anything like it, and it certainly doesn't resemble any of the usual suspects, such as Macrovision, mosquito, block, etc. digital video noise problems. The biggest letdown is the inclusion of the "Macross Flashback 2012" end credits sequence. This looks pulled directly from VHS or Beta.even the aspect ratio looks wrong (I admit I didn't watch it long enough to make a conclusion). This disc has absolutely no redeeming qualities. None. Stick to the DVD version and dream of a day when this film is either remade scene-for-scene (like has been done with the excellent "Space Battleship Yamato 2199", or is somehow miraculously restored as it deserves and should have been in the first place. Equipment used: Pioneer KRP-600M Kuro PDP Pioneer SC-79 AVR Pioneer BDP-09FD Blu-ray Disc Player Pioneer TZ-F700, TZ-C700, TZ-S700 loudspeakers Ethereal speaker wire Pioneer HDMI cables
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超時空要塞マクロス ～愛・おぼえていますか～Hybrid Pack ハイブリッドパック [PS3 + Blu-Ray] / ゲーム
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