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    No More GaoGaiGar? Actually, it's on hiatus and subtitled-only

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    Hi Everyone,
    I was just at Anime Boston this past weekend and I was talking to Mike Sinterniklass (the voice of Gai) and he told me that Media Blasters has stopped production of Gao Gai Gar because it was not selling. So another good anime has bit the dust in terms of US release.

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    Well, this just completely ruined my week. (Waits for the US anime crowd to gobble up the next shoujo clichefest or angsty teen mecha EVA wannabe)
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    ...n..noooo! ;~;

    Man...*Grumblemutterobscenities*

    If they had actually put the discs out in more easily-accessible stores, then I bet more people would've bought it. I would've. The only place around me that would order them in a timely manner for me was Barnes & Noble, for a jacked-up price. *Sigh*

    My kingdom for it to have been put out at Wal-Mart.
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    Oh, dammit!!

    All I can do is be optomistic and hope it's only the dub that's stopped production, but... bah, dammit.

    I really liked GaoGaiGar. I wanted to have official subs of it... =/
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    Not to be overly skeptical, but I'm going to wait for confirmation before I believe it. Its not often production on a series is simply stopped halfway like this.
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    Wow, this brought me out of the woodwork!

    If this is the end of GaoGaiGar in R1, than this will be the biggest anime licensing tragedy ever.

    Let's just hope that they meant the dub. As good as it was, I would rather have the rest of GGG with no dub, than to not have it at all.

    Edit: My post is up at Moe Union about this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Catlover View Post
    Wow, this brought me out of the woodwork!

    If this is the end of GaoGaiGar in R1, than this will be the biggest anime licensing tragedy ever.

    Let's just hope that they meant the dub. As good as it was, I would rather have the rest of GGG with no dub, than to not have it at all.
    I guess that'd be alright. I will still wonder what a dubbed Mic would sound like, though.

    How far did they get, anyway? Four discs of 20 episodes? That's almost halfway.

    Edit: A macro I made is...well, rather fitting.


    Gai is not amused at being canceled. =(
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    *Hopes this isn't true*

    I guess it could just be the dub, but that's still quite a loss, I was enjoying it... and I mean, I've been slacking on my purchases (need 3 and 4 still) but...come on. =\

    EDIT: Does this mean no FINAL? >_<

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    What the bajbaoaobjadafe94jdnbajdjdmoba3jnoabnah!!!!!!!!!!

    Come ON, I bought every volume so far. And 2 of them directly from Media Blasters. And this is how they repay me? Bull crap! I need my GaoGaiGar dang it!

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