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Old 07-01-01, 12:21 PM
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I got a list of new films in their store and thought I'd pass it along:


Akira
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Bare Footed Kid
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Black Wind Inn
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Breaking The Silence
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do [PAL]
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Butterfly and Sword [Uncut]
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

By Hook Or By Crook
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Cat
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

City Of Desire
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Could You Kill My Husband Please?
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Day Off
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Deadly Melody
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Dragon Knight 4
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Dragonball Z: The Tree Of Might
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Drunken Master 2
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Esprit D'Amour [2001]
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Finale In Blood
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Fire Dragon
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Ghost In The Shell
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Goku 2: Midnight Eye
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Gundress
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

I've Got You Babe
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

It's A Mad Mad Mad World Too
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Jin Pin Mei [Movie Version]
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

July 13th
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Kickboxer
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Last Romance
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Laughters Of Water Margins
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Lawyer, Lawyer
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Legend Of Reyon, The God Of Darkness
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Legend Of The Brothers
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Legend Of The Owl
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Legend Of The Wolf
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Legendary Tai Fei
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Life
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

A Long And Forgotten Ghost Story
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Long Arm Of The Law 2
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Longest Nite
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Look Out, Officer!
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Lord Of Hangzhou
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Love Among The Triad
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Love And Sex Of The Eastern Hollywood
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Love And The City
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Lovers
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Lunch With Charles
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Magic Crane
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Millennium Dragon
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Money Laundry
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

My Heart Will Go On
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Once Upon a Time in China and America [2.35:1]
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

One Arm Hero
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Pale Sky
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Peacock King: Spirit Warrior, Castle Of Illusion
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Peacock King: Spirit Warrior 2
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Police Story 4: First Strike
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Rumble In The Bronx
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Shanghai 1920
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Shootout
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Super Lady Cop
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

The Sword Stained With Royal Blood
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Thunderbolt
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

'Till We Meet Again
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm

Touch And Go
http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID....qx/details.htm
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Erm

I'll say one thing on this issue, some of the anime titles that were added are of EXTREMELY questionable legality and a few of them are well known bootlegs to those in the anime scene.
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Let me know which ones are questionable and I'll e-mail my contact at HKFlix, generally they are big on making sure things are totally legit
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Re: Erm

Originally posted by Furious
I'll say one thing on this issue, some of the anime titles that were added are of EXTREMELY questionable legality and a few of them are well known bootlegs to those in the anime scene.
You say that like its a bad thing.
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Could You Kill My Husband Please?
Now there's a title!
Old 07-02-01, 12:13 AM
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Animation Titles

Originally posted by gkleinman
Let me know which ones are questionable and I'll e-mail my contact at HKFlix, generally they are big on making sure things are totally legit
Looking at their anime inventory on site, the only legitimate title I can readily identify is Taiwan's (well actually it was animated in Korea, but based on Taiwanese folklore)Grandma and Her Ghosts, released via Hong Kong's Winson Entertainment a few months ago (as a side note, this "kids" film, features some suprising trailers, including some cat 3 nudie/violence fests). The other titles are all very familiar inventory items for anime bootleggers in SE Asia and indeed the local stores here. Now what I'm finding extremely strange is the apparent Malaysian film censorship board approval "obi" on some of the scans of these discs. These discs are sold under the guise of a number of different company variations including:

-Cyberdisc
-Anime International
-Anime Cartoon International
-Video Star Holding
-Another DVD
-Anime Japan International
-Anime International

HKFlix is listing these titles supplied via Video Star Holding (which is strange in itself, as some of these titles use the above mentioned alternate names on the packaging and discs themselves). A search of Malay registrars brings up no information at all on this company (nor the Videostar Animation Enterprises that they are seemingly identifed as by the Malay government), and they are not listed as a publicly traded company on the Malaysian stock exchange as of June 22,01. This is a company name which has been attached to many anime bootlegs in the past, including the bootleg dvd releases of the Studio Ghibli Collection (which as we know, barring the french release of Porco Rosso, had not been licensed at all for dvd at that point, with Buena Vista and Disney holding the licensing options at that point), which were analog encodes sourced over from the Ghibli Ga Ippai Japanese LD Box. As another example Video Star Holding is linked with a boxset of Vision of Escalowne TV series which can be had for 40-50 CDN from resellers, bare in mind this is a show only licensed by Bandai Japan to Banadai USA, and a show that runs 26 episodes. It's clear they have sourced these discs via a Malaysian supplier, what is not clear is how they have seemingly been approved by Malaysian film authorities for sale in the country. To a reseller like HKflix this type of certification is usually a sign of legitimate product. However the checkered history of these discs and their strong links to bootleg resellers makes me very wary.
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I think their response speaks volumes about them:


Since there is now some question about these discs, we have removed them
from our site temporarily to further investigate this matter. We ordered
them from a reputable source in Malaysia and they had full certification of
legality from the Malaysian film board. We're really new to the Anime game
(these are the first Anime titles we have ever carried), so we thank you for
bringing this to our attention. Hopefully we'll be able to dispell the
rumors and get these titles back up on the site soon.

-Mhat
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Re: Animation Titles

Originally posted by Furious
Originally posted by gkleinman
Let me know which ones are questionable and I'll e-mail my contact at HKFlix, generally they are big on making sure things are totally legit
Looking at their anime inventory on site, the only legitimate title I can readily identify is Taiwan's (well actually it was animated in Korea, but based on Taiwanese folklore)Grandma and Her Ghosts, released via Hong Kong's Winson Entertainment a few months ago (as a side note, this "kids" film, features some suprising trailers, including some cat 3 nudie/violence fests). The other titles are all very familiar inventory items for anime bootleggers in SE Asia and indeed the local stores here. Now what I'm finding extremely strange is the apparent Malaysian film censorship board approval "obi" on some of the scans of these discs. These discs are sold under the guise of a number of different company variations including:

-Cyberdisc
-Anime International
-Anime Cartoon International
-Video Star Holding
-Another DVD
-Anime Japan International
-Anime International

HKFlix is listing these titles supplied via Video Star Holding (which is strange in itself, as some of these titles use the above mentioned alternate names on the packaging and discs themselves). A search of Malay registrars brings up no information at all on this company (nor the Videostar Animation Enterprises that they are seemingly identifed as by the Malay government), and they are not listed as a publicly traded company on the Malaysian stock exchange as of June 22,01. This is a company name which has been attached to many anime bootlegs in the past, including the bootleg dvd releases of the Studio Ghibli Collection (which as we know, barring the french release of Porco Rosso, had not been licensed at all for dvd at that point, with Buena Vista and Disney holding the licensing options at that point), which were analog encodes sourced over from the Ghibli Ga Ippai Japanese LD Box. As another example Video Star Holding is linked with a boxset of Vision of Escalowne TV series which can be had for 40-50 CDN from resellers, bare in mind this is a show only licensed by Bandai Japan to Banadai USA, and a show that runs 26 episodes. It's clear they have sourced these discs via a Malaysian supplier, what is not clear is how they have seemingly been approved by Malaysian film authorities for sale in the country. To a reseller like HKflix this type of certification is usually a sign of legitimate product. However the checkered history of these discs and their strong links to bootleg resellers makes me very wary.
is this what you do with your spare time? sad
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Re: Re: Animation Titles

Originally posted by clumsysquirrel
Originally posted by Furious
Originally posted by gkleinman
Let me know which ones are questionable and I'll e-mail my contact at HKFlix, generally they are big on making sure things are totally legit
Looking at their anime inventory on site, the only legitimate title I can readily identify is Taiwan's (well actually it was animated in Korea, but based on Taiwanese folklore)Grandma and Her Ghosts, released via Hong Kong's Winson Entertainment a few months ago (as a side note, this "kids" film, features some suprising trailers, including some cat 3 nudie/violence fests). The other titles are all very familiar inventory items for anime bootleggers in SE Asia and indeed the local stores here. Now what I'm finding extremely strange is the apparent Malaysian film censorship board approval "obi" on some of the scans of these discs. These discs are sold under the guise of a number of different company variations including:

-Cyberdisc
-Anime International
-Anime Cartoon International
-Video Star Holding
-Another DVD
-Anime Japan International
-Anime International

HKFlix is listing these titles supplied via Video Star Holding (which is strange in itself, as some of these titles use the above mentioned alternate names on the packaging and discs themselves). A search of Malay registrars brings up no information at all on this company (nor the Videostar Animation Enterprises that they are seemingly identifed as by the Malay government), and they are not listed as a publicly traded company on the Malaysian stock exchange as of June 22,01. This is a company name which has been attached to many anime bootlegs in the past, including the bootleg dvd releases of the Studio Ghibli Collection (which as we know, barring the french release of Porco Rosso, had not been licensed at all for dvd at that point, with Buena Vista and Disney holding the licensing options at that point), which were analog encodes sourced over from the Ghibli Ga Ippai Japanese LD Box. As another example Video Star Holding is linked with a boxset of Vision of Escalowne TV series which can be had for 40-50 CDN from resellers, bare in mind this is a show only licensed by Bandai Japan to Banadai USA, and a show that runs 26 episodes. It's clear they have sourced these discs via a Malaysian supplier, what is not clear is how they have seemingly been approved by Malaysian film authorities for sale in the country. To a reseller like HKflix this type of certification is usually a sign of legitimate product. However the checkered history of these discs and their strong links to bootleg resellers makes me very wary.
is this what you do with your spare time? sad
As someone who resells imports, yes, this is what I do in my spare time. I like to know that what I am reselling is actually a licensed product.

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