So, Why Do Otaku Buy Those Expensive Blu-Ray Discs?

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What You Need to Know:

  • The decision to produce a second season of an anime is largely determined by its Blu-Ray sales, and the figures are an important topic of concern among modern anime fans.
  • However, due to the expensive prices of the discs, increasing number of anime titles each season, and other reasons, there is a downward trend seen in Blu-Ray sales overall. So what are the questions that arise when deciding whether or not to buy the Blu-Rays?
  • We will introduce a collection of comments from Twitter and other discussion boards below!

Is it entertaining?

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  • Whether I like it or don't like it.
  • I'll buy any series that captures my heart.
  • I pay money if I feel it's entertaining enough.
  • Anything that I'll enjoy
  • The most common reason was that they simply enjoyed the show.

    Is it uncensored?

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  • It contains ecchi scenes
  • If it reveals the nipples
  • If there are no mysterious white beams of light
  • When aired on TV, censorship is cast through a mysterious beam of light. Fans buy BDs for the uncensored scenes.

    Do I want to re-watch it?

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  • Whether I think I'll be rewatching it
  • If it's a comedy where I know the punchlines, I won't buy it regardless of how much enjoyed it the first time.
  • If the action scenes are good, I feel a need to buy it.
  • Honestly I don't rewatch that many series
  • People buy series that they feel that they'll rewatch, whether it be for the action scenes or other cool cuts.

    What's in the Package?

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  • Because the package and the booklet inside is cute.
  • I bought the package for YuYuYu.
  • Because of the privileges that come with packages
  • Because the package art looks good
  • Other reasons

  • I just decide on the spot.
  • It wasn't aired locally.
  • My friend recommended it to me
  • When I want to support the series
  • What's important is whether I love it or not
  • Source: Yusa Ani

    Reactions Around the Web

    I feel comfortable owning the Blu-Ray.
    I want to listen to the audio commentary.
    The first and third reasons are the biggest for me.
    For the privileges, duh.
    I guess it's mainly for the priority tickets to events in my case

    durarara-blu-ray-bd-560x342 So, Why Do Otaku Buy Those Expensive Blu-Ray Discs?
    You all certainly have money. I wish they put in more episodes per disc, like half a season. I'm poor so...
    durarara-blu-ray-bd-560x342 So, Why Do Otaku Buy Those Expensive Blu-Ray Discs?
    Bee-kun, that's why you gotta work harder!