BANDAI VISUAL announces anime for HD DVD!

Pete T C

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Today BANDAI VISUAL announced the agreement with Memory-tech and Microsoft that they will use VC-1's to release animation in HD DVD worldwide.
Quote from Bandai Visual VP 前田明雄
“We are very happy to be a pioneer in the HD optical market and will team work with Microsoft and Memory-Tech to find the best compression technique for transfer. We hope the animation fans worldwide will enjoy the high quality content from us."

http://www.watch.impress.co.jp/av/do...1115/hddvd.htm
http://www.bandaivisual.co.jp/pdf/2006/pr061115.pdf

A few examples of titles in their catalog:
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C.
Cowboy Bebop
.hack//SIGN
Banner of the Stars
The Big O
Eureka Seven
Jin-Roh
My-HiME
Scrapped Princess
Witch Hunter Robin
Wolf's Rain
Gundam Series
 

Ed St. Clair

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Which titles would have OAR that is widescreen?
Thanks.
(yes, I'm aware HD disc does 4:3 [fullframe])
 

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