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, akito01 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> Japanese Anime Films Flooding Into Video Stores
> Films using the Japanese hand-drawn "anime" technique now account for
> nearly 7 percent of all DVDs on the shelves, according to Wired
> magazine. During this year alone, it reported, 473 anime DVDs were
> released, leading John Ledford, president of ADV Films, to remark:
> "Things have never been better for anime fans in America. ... No
> matter what channel you look at -- retail, broadcast or theatrical --
> more anime is available in more outlets than ever before." At the same
> time, the magazine observed, prices for anime DVDs are escalating.
> Chris Tibbey of DVD Release Report told Wired,"License holders are
> asking for way too much money for magical-girl type shows that only
> the hard-core fan base cares about."
I already read that article online, which was also met with disgusted
reactions from some readers.