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Posted 1/12/12
is pess piss to run on my line so yay 50bs
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Posted 1/12/12
...Ok, I'm going to be honest, I don't see the difference at all.
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Posted 1/12/12
So... 1080p has subtitles while 720 doesn't?
Better switch to 1080p, guys.


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Posted 1/12/12

TatsukiTakatsuki wrote:

Considering that anime does not air in 1080p on any Japanese stations and is only available through blu ray, these are pretty clearly just upscales.


Could someone with technical knowledge expand on this? In the past, CR and other sources have said that Bleach was something like 540p, so 720p was sufficient to see it in all its glory. What's the advantage, if any, of 1080p, at least for anime, if the source material is less than 720p anyways? Usually the end user's device (receiver, computer) handles the scaling properly anyways. Is there some advantage to CR doing the upscaling for the end user? Or have things changed on the production/broadcast/source side over in Japan? Thanks
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Posted 1/12/12
Awesome!
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Posted 1/12/12
Nice nice, too bad my internet is too crappy =[
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Posted 1/12/12
It's so... beautiful... *wipes away tear*
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Posted 1/12/12
THE BIG 10-80! Thanks so much for the great service you provide, Crunchyroll! Keep it up
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Posted 1/12/12
my prayers have been answered lol
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Posted 1/12/12
Sweet
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Posted 1/12/12
Nice!! Finally i can Use all my bandwidth to watch anime up to 32-Mbps
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Posted 1/12/12
Man you guys just keep coming through with amazing stuff, thank you for doing your best for anime and the fans
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Posted 1/12/12

JQuinn wrote:

...Ok, I'm going to be honest, I don't see the difference at all.


The 1080p version seems a bit sharper than the 720p when viewed full-screen, but artificially so. Unless you have bandwidth flowing from your nether regions and prefer ultra-crisp subtitling, I think 98% of viewers would agree that "1080p" is a waste here.

Maybe I should take that back. There seems to be a lot of people loving the placebo.
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Posted 1/12/12
Crunchy + HDMI cable to TV yaa 1080P
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Posted 1/12/12
Can you please add an option to select 1080p by default? It only allows me to select a max of 720p by default right now.

Super excited for this. Thanks guys! Let me know when you start doing 5.1 surround! XD
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