Legends of the Dark Kings: A Fist of the North Star Story
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DVD or Blu-ray upgrade options
Similar to what was done with Clannad, Sentai Filmworks is offering up an upgrade program (form here) for their upcoming release of Legends of the Dark King. Sentai has created a new English language dub for the show so fans who purchased the subtitle only edition can now upgrade and save over 55% off the price, according tot he form. In addition to being able to upgrade on the DVD release, you can upgrade to the Blu-ray release if you so choose as well.
To participate in the program, you have to send in the two DVDs, the sleeve art and the plastic case for both the DVD and Blu-ray upgrade program. For the DVD, it will cost $20 to upgrade + $3 for shipping. For the Blu-ray, it will cost $30 for the upgrade plus $3 for shipping. The normal retail price for the upcoming editions is $49.98 for the DVD and $69.98 for the Blu-ray.
The upgrade program is running only from May 1st through August 31st of this year and is being handled by Right Stuf International. The offer restrictions make no mention of international shipping, though Canada must pay $6 for shipping. [Source: Mania.com]