Feb 06 – Site Update - Posted By Adam
Discuss: High Definition Anime
Historically, anime fans have never been fidelity snobs. The oldest generation thrived on grainy VHS tapes and the next obsessed over choppy online fan subs. If the colors were off in a scene or if the audio skipped a beat, that just added to the charm and exclusivity of the experience. Have times changed?
In the age of Blu-Ray and officially licensed, high-definition streams, we wonder how important graphical and audio fidelity is to the modern anime experience. Would you watch a DVD now or wait an extra month for the Blu-Ray? Would you pay for an HD stream when the low-res version is free?
This week's discussion question: How picky are you about the video/audio quality of the anime you watch?