Anime Vice News:
First it was FUNimation's Blu-ray releases. Now, PERSONA 4 is being blocked when it comes to the U.S. Blu-ray. It's English Only!
Well i know why they doing it. Reverse importing is cheaper than their own releases. I blame the greedy publishers. They charge Japanese like 50-70usd for 2 episodes. In the states we get like 12 episodes for 20-25usd.
High BD/DVD prices plus stupid things like this is why Anime isn't doing well in the west.
this will only promote piracy from both sides (Japan and west). I'm the type that hates watching anime with English dubs and I know there are many like me out there and when they discover that the blu-ray will not have the original Japanese voice overs they will simply skip it and download it from fan-subbers or something. Publishers are shooting themselves in the foot with a move like this. =/
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