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Turning Blu

December 11th, 2009

In the video rental place I go to in Japan–Tsutaya, a huge chain–they have one narrow shelf of Blu-Ray titles. They say it’s because not many titles have gone to Blu-ray yet. I went to a local electronics store in the SF Bay Area today. This was their Blu-Ray section:


I think I mentioned this before: what the heck is going on with Blu-Ray in Japan?

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  1. Leszek Cyfer
    December 11th, 2009 at 16:37 | #1

    It sounds like they step on someone’s heel…

    Someone influential enough to interfere with them

  2. Troy
    December 12th, 2009 at 05:06 | #2

    20 years of recession has made the Japanese frugal bastards?

  3. Dan
    December 22nd, 2009 at 05:45 | #3

    Yes it’s strange. I always thought the Japanese were early adopters. Perhaps it IS the price, although wouldn’t the rental price be the same?

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