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Ridley327
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(09-18-2017, 06:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by LordGorchnik

Did Funi ever comment on why the US version has no 4K option?

Yeah, they said the licensing rights for the 4K master was too rich for their blood, which was also mentioned by the company releasing it in Europe.
effingvic
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(09-18-2017, 10:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Scavenger

The 4K disc is region free, because the 4K format doesn't have region coding. I don't know about the standard Blu-ray, but if their release of 'The Place Promised in Our Early Days' is any indication, then it will probably be region locked.


The Hong Kong 4K UHD is like $60 cheaper.

http://www.play-asia.com/your-name-4...disc/13/70bijn
http://www.yesasia.com/us/your-name-...0-en/info.html
https://www.buyoyo.com/buyoyo/eng/Pr...00057&prtype=0

Oh yesssssss!

Do you know if this will work on the Xbox One S? Not sure if this is region free or not.
robotrock
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(09-19-2017, 02:02 AM)
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So with Hong Kong getting a standalone 4k release of Your Name...any hope for Shin Godzilla?
Scavenger
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(09-28-2017, 10:16 AM)
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The Hong Kong Blu-rays have been released today, but it doesn't seem like any webshop has received their stock yet. My 4K UHD+BD CE hasn't shipped yet.



Originally Posted by effingvic

Oh yesssssss!

Do you know if this will work on the Xbox One S? Not sure if this is region free or not.

4K UHD is region free, the normal Blu-ray should be locked to region A (US, JP, HK, TW, KOR)
Scavenger
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(10-06-2017, 05:50 PM)
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I received the Hong Kong 4K UHD+BD CE today from Buyoyo. It arrived pretty fast and they also marked down the customs value. I'll probably use Buyoyo again in the future, but not for collector's editions. They put it in a bubble envelop and the box, obi and book got damaged a little bit during shipping. Sadly the box is not made of chipboard.

The Blu-ray is locked to region A. I've finished ripping the disc and should have screenshots up later today or tomorrow. I can't comment on the 4K UHD because I don't have a 4K TV and player.




Scavenger
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(10-07-2017, 11:23 AM)
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Screenshot comparison HK Blu-ray vs JP Blu-ray (JP screenshots from Sensuifu's screenshot gallery):

http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/119809

http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/119812

The HK Blu-ray looks a bit darker and there are also some compression artifacts in high motion scenes, though I didn't notice it in motion and neither did I notice banding.

Code:

DISC INFO:

Disc Title:     YOUR_NAME
Disc Size:      44.661.874.917 bytes
Protection:     AACS
BD-Java:        No
BDInfo:         0.5.8

PLAYLIST REPORT:

Name:                   00001.MPLS
Length:                 1:46:36.598 (h:m:s.ms)
Size:                   34.771.267.584 bytes
Total Bitrate:          43,49 Mbps

VIDEO:

Codec                   Bitrate             Description     
-----                   -------             -----------     
MPEG-4 AVC Video        30000 kbps          1080p / 23,976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1

AUDIO:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description     
-----                           --------        -------         -----------     
DTS-HD Master Audio             Japanese        3571 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 3571 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Chinese         3651 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 3651 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
DTS-HD Master Audio             Japanese        3579 kbps       5.1 / 48 kHz / 3579 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)

SUBTITLES:

Codec                           Language        Bitrate         Description     
-----                           --------        -------         -----------     
Presentation Graphics           Chinese         33,710 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           English         36,816 kbps                     
Presentation Graphics           English         39,005 kbps
Ashhong
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(10-07-2017, 06:54 PM)
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Can anyone confirm what options I have for a Steelbook in USA? Need it to play on my PS4, and probably other devices
Zero315
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(10-07-2017, 07:12 PM)
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Regular edition is down to $19.96 on Amazon. Getting really hard to justify the price for the LE for me...
Scavenger
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(10-08-2017, 12:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ashhong

Can anyone confirm what options I have for a Steelbook in USA? Need it to play on my PS4, and probably other devices

No US steelbook planned for now. You could buy the US standard edition and place the discs inside the steelbook. UK, France, Italy and Spain share the same steelbook design, but only the UK and French steelbooks come with the soundtrack CD.
Ashhong
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(10-08-2017, 12:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Scavenger

No US steelbook planned for now. You could buy the US standard edition and place the discs inside the steelbook. UK, France, Italy and Spain share the same steelbook design, but only the UK and French steelbooks come with the soundtrack CD.

Are there any steelbooks that would work in USA region?
Scavenger
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(10-08-2017, 12:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ashhong

Are there any steelbooks that would work in USA region?

There is a Japanese steelbook, but it's sold out and now only available through third party sellers.
Lumination
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(10-11-2017, 04:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Scavenger

Screenshot comparison HK Blu-ray vs JP Blu-ray (JP screenshots from Sensuifu's screenshot gallery):

http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/119809

http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/119812

The HK Blu-ray looks a bit darker and there are also some compression artifacts in high motion scenes, though I didn't notice it in motion and neither did I notice banding.

IMO the blacks look deeper in the HK version. JP version looks a bit washed out in comparison?
Scavenger
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(10-11-2017, 11:09 PM)
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Forgot to mention that in the first screenshot comparison link JP screenshot #1 was not taken correctly (colors are off, and black vertical line to the left).

Originally Posted by Lumination

IMO the blacks look deeper in the HK version. JP version looks a bit washed out in comparison?

The HK version looks slightly more washed out IMO. It's less bright and the colors have less saturation compared to the JP release.
StarCreator
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(10-11-2017, 11:20 PM)
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Ordered the Japanese 4K set (despite not having any 4K capable hardware) way back and keep forgetting to figure out which US release I want to complement it. Need to get on that soon.

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