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Old 08-20-2008, 08:59 PM
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Default Just got Afro Samurai at Best Buy- 19.99, too.

Just wanted to let you guys know. I'll post impressions in a few hours.
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:05 PM
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Just wanted to let you guys know. I'll post impressions in a few hours.
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Old 08-20-2008, 10:53 PM
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Just wanted to let you guys know. I'll post impressions in a few hours.
Wow, nice to get it early. Its not sposed to be released till next week. My pre-order should ship next week (not sure how/when family video does that).
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Alright, just got through watching this.

Very happy with how this one turned out. The picture quality is pretty excellent. The PQ looks hazy in parts, but I think it's more from the style of the production than a technical fault. I'd definitely give the PQ an 8.5 or 9 out of 10. The encode is 1080p AVC, averaging 18Mbps. I saw it top out at about 28 Mbps.

The audio is also very good. It's a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 track, and also has a Stereo track. Track sounds very good, with dialogue crystal clear. Some good dynamic effects, as well.

Special features are decent, but there aren't very many of them. I think they're all from the Director's Cut DVD. They're all in SD. There's a voice talent featurette, a RZA music thing, character profiles with commentary, and trailers.

Overall, this is a really good buy. I'd never seen the series before, but I really enjoyed it. Pick this up, especially for 20 bucks.
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They also put this up at my local BB. I had the pre-order for $13.99 store pick up but they wouldn't allow me to pick it up since the order is not officially in their system being an early release Going to have to wait until Tuesday.

*edit* Decided to print out my online order and walk back across the street to find a manager and he sold it to me. Regular peons there can't help you at all.

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*edit* Decided to print out my online order and walk back across the street to find a manager and he sold it to me. Regular peons there can't help you at all.

yea, i dont think the regular peons are actually paid to help
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