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Wonderful Days Limited Original Edition
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YesAsia Editorial Description

Wonderful Days offers ambitious entertainment at its best! The blockbuster sci-fi animation was produced with a colossal budget of approximately 13 billion won and is the most expensive Korean futuristic drama to date.

In the film, the Earth has deteriorated into a murky hell due to an environmental disaster by the year 2142. An elite race of humans has built a floating, fortified city called Ecoban that converts the surrounding pollution into energy. Meanwhile, hordes of downtrodden survivors subsist outside the city in sprawling hovels under perpetually dark and cloudy skies. Threatened by falling pollution, the Ecoban leadership hatches the dastardly plan of wrecking the world beyond the city to secure energy. The story expounds on the love triangle of three characters - Ecoban security officer Jay, resistance fighter Shua and Ecoban security chief Simon - as they struggle to find happiness on their stormy planet.

Fusing traditional 2-D animation, 3-D computer animation, miniatures and live action photography of rain or fog, the pioneering melange of technology used in Wonderful Days generates an uncanny, stimulating atmosphere with a depth and weight never before seen in Korean animation. The groundbreaking imagery aside, Wonderful Days cleverly combines elements of action and romance while exploring a philosophical and emotional terrain. Vaguely religious references from both Buddhism and Christianity enhance the solemn and apocalyptic mood without being overly didactic.

This Limited Edition is the director's cut version that comes with deleted scenes , featurettes and extra bonus material including the following:

Audio commentary by the director, the producer, and the musical director
Additional view point: image board, Hunting material, Making of miniatures, making of image combine and more

2. MAR (La Mar Azul Sea of Light)
Technical demonstrations
Crisis of ECOBAN 2132
In the Making
Cell Emotion
Miniatures & 3D
Theme song of Wonderful Days

3. Wonderful Days (The day of hope)
Data Center: image board, characters, backgrounds, mechanic, miniature, promotion material, screen shots etc.
Time Capsule Room: various material published in 1997 - 2004

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Product Title: Wonderful Days Limited Original Edition 美好日子 又名:晴空戰士 (特別版)(韓國版) 美好日子 又名:晴空战士 (特别版)(韩国版) Wonderful Days(ワンダフルデイズ)(リミテッド・オリジナルエディション) (韓国版) 원더풀데이즈 확장판 - 아름다운 이야기 (Limited Original Edition)
Artist Name(s): Animation 動畫 动画 アニメーション 만화영화
Release Date: 2004-03-29
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English, Korean
Place of Origin: South Korea
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) What is it?
Duration: 95 (mins)
Publisher: Bitwin (KR)
Other Information: 3 DVDs
Package Weight: 490 (g)
Shipment Unit: 3 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1003267323

Product Information

* Screen Format : Anamorphic Widescreen
* Sound Mix : Dolby 5.1 / dts
* DVD Type : N/A
* Extras :
- Commentary – 김문생 감독, 이경학 PD, 원일 음악감독
- Additional View Point – 에코반 가는 길, 이미지 보드1_비, 에코반에 보인 패턴, 각종 헌팅 자료, 이미지 보드 2_안개, 미니어쳐 제작과정, 합성과정, 헬렌댄스 실사 촬영과정, 이미지 보드 3_번개, 바이크소리 녹음, 이미지 보드 4_바람, 가이아 이론, 아리아_꿈, 이미지 보드 5_햇살

2. MAR (La Mar Azul_빛의 바다)
- 원더풀데이즈 향하여_ 기술데모
- 아름다운 이야기 _ 원더풀 데이즈 - 시나리오
- 2132년 에코반의 위기
1)가이아 그리고 생존공간 시실(시간을 잃어버린 섬)
2)완벽한 식물도시 에코반
3)남겨진 자의 땅 마르
4)원더풀데이즈의 메타포(메카)
- In the Making_선녹음으로 본 캐릭터의 이해
- Cell Emotion, 2D, 종이로 표현되는 액션과 감성
- 미니어쳐, 소인국의 정교함과 디테일
- 3D, 컴퓨터가 그린 원더풀데이즈
- 눈이 부시도록 시린 하늘-Wonderful Days 테마곡
- 김문생 감독,이경학 PD My Story

3. Wonderful Days(희망의 날)
- SISIL_時失_지브롤터 : 라인테스트 ,러프 콘티
- Data Centar : 이미지 보드, 캐릭터(수하,제이,시몬,그밖의 등장인물), 배경(애코반,마르), 메카닉(바이크,총기류,글라이더), 미니어쳐(배무덤,객도추한,오토바이 공작소,클럽나비), 매트 페인팅(에코반 전경,제이방,환풍통로,에코반외벽,동산포인트전경), ILLUSION(만다라,수하의 악몽,헬렌), Promotion(Main Poster,Advertizing,Character Poster), SCREEN SHOT_01(에코반에 들어가는 제이의 바이크,유전지역 파괴), SCREEN SHOT_02(에코반 바이크 출동,타임캡슐룸 재회), SCREEN SHOT_03(객도추한 전투,수하시몬격투), SCREEN SHOT_04(사랑을 확인하게되는 수하,제이,에필로그)
- Time Capsule Room : (1997~2004년까지 보도된 각종 자료)
- Credits

* Director : 김문생

- 완전히 새로운 원더풀 데이즈가 온다 !
- 확장판에 걸맞는 최고의 화질과 음향으로 돌아왔다!
- 극장에서 삭제된 장면이 추가된 감독판! (김문생 감독, 이경학 PD 음성해설 수록!)
- 애니메이션을 공부하고, 사랑하는 사람들을 위한 바이블!
- 리마스터링된 최고의 화질, 최고의 음향으로 다시태어나다!
- <스타워즈>에서 사용한 HDW-F900 카메라와 전세계 2개뿐인 프레지어 렌즈 사용!

에너지 전쟁 이후 생존자들은 남태평양에 오염된 공기와 물을 에너지원으로 한 인공지능 도시 에코반을 건설한다. 난민들이 속속 몰려들지만 에코반의 권력자들은 방사능에 오염된 그들을 받아들이지 않는다. 난민들은 에코반 근처에 터전을 마련하고, 마르라 이름을 짓는다. 에코반이 건설된 지 100년 후 인공지능도시 에코반의 심장부 델로스 타워에 누군가 침입한다. 에코반 경비대원 제이는 그가 첫사랑 수하임을 알게된다.

하늘은 잿빛이 아니라 푸른 빛이라고, 언젠가 꼭 푸른 하늘을 보여주고 싶다고 말했던 수하. 그러나 갑자기 에코반을 떠났고 사람들은 모두 그가 죽었다고 했다. 기다렸던 첫사랑을 적으로 만난 제이는 혼란에 휩싸이고 제이를 사랑하는 경비대장 시몬 역시 수하의 존재를 알게된다.
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Average Customer Rating for this Edition: Customer Review Rated Bad 9 - 9.2 out of 10 (5)
Average Customer Rating for All Editions of this Product: Customer Review Rated Bad 8 - 8.5 out of 10 (31)

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September 19, 2006

You must buy this! Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
This is the uncut version of "Wonderful Days". The animation is superb and the story is complex as deals with how society adapted to a polluted world and lost its humanity in the process. Human relationships mirror the relationship with the environment.

The video transfer is superb. The rain and water effects in this title were godly. The audio (Dolby version) is also wonderful.

Lots of love went into making this movie and it is shown with all the extras that come with this edition, including the menus.

A definite "must have" for any animation collection.
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April 22, 2006

Excellent movie ^_^ Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
I loved this movie so much I had to grab the limited edition and the soundtrack. I know another person who wrote a review had trouble with the l.edition with a 2 second skip, but I took the chance and bought it and it was fine.

So for the bit extra I recommend this one! The extra stuff is all in Korean without subbies to help you out, but you can still appreciate all the work they show you without translation. The movie itself has the extra scenes in it, and sometimes explains things a bit better because of that.

Wont jabber on too long, good buy, must see movie. Shame it couldn't come to theatres worldwide. *cries*
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January 4, 2006

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The only review that matters!! Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
[Animation:] The animation is truly ground-breaking. A perfect combination of 2D, 3D, & real-life miniatures mixed seamlessly to deliver a world you have to see to believe. [Sound & Subtitles:] The sound effects are spectacular & the music is as beautiful as the visuals. This DVD supports DTS & Dolby Digital 5.1. The English subtitles are excellent, no grammatical errors here. [Story & Characters:]First of all there aren't any plot holes. The story is told in a way a spider weaves a web, except this time, the spider starts from the outside & works its way into the center. The story is one about hope & the passion that the characters share in a time of desperate need. The story is more clear than confusing. [Packaging & Extras:]The DVD case is held inside an attractive holographic casing. Disc 1 -Unless you are very fluent in Korean the commentary track is useless. Disc 2 - If you can read Korean & understand it very fluently, this disc has plenty to offer. If your like me and can't speak or read any Asian language this disc still has extras like a massive gallery slideshow which features concept art, sketches, etc. It also has some promotional material such as various "Wonderful Days" trailers, music video, stills. I highly recommend this to any animation buff or casual.
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May 11, 2005

Excellent Movie - Flawed L.O.E. Customer Review Rated Bad 9 - 9 out of 10
Everything about this movie is great. The only thing that was lacking is the story line but given the circumstances the writers did a good job with what they had to work with.

The only reason why I returned the Limited Original Edition was because it has a manufacture's defect. It is near the end about an hour into it when the Kid gets hurt. The movie skips for 2 seconds. While it is not a big deal it is distracting enough to take away from the movie. So I bought the regular limited edition instead free of the defect. I hope they fix this problem.
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May 1, 2005

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A great Anime.. may lack a plot Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
An amazing DVD. The Animation is good but can lack fluid smooth moments. The moment I heard about this Korean Anime I checked it out. Reviews and such told me a great anime but lacks a plot.I bought and watched it and it was amazing. The plot needs a little work and the motions aren't always fluid but let's face it nothing is perfect. Koreans CAN make anime.
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