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What $70 Looks Like for an Idiot

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Did you know that you can buy Little Witch Academia on Blu-ray? Well I found out a couple weeks ago. Still feeling the hype from Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade, and having some birthday money, I bought this on an impulse.

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Being the Trigger fan I am, no price is unreasonable for the right to say “I own it.” In this case, that means spending $50 on the Blu-ray itself, but since the company that distributes this in NA actually imports it from Japan you end up spending an extra $20 for shipping. Overall, it’s a $70 value, though you do get a good amount of content for what you pay for. All in all, you get this;

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First off, you get a neat art book that comes with an art sleeve (I don’t know what it’s actually called) wrapping around the book that has Little Witch’s iconic line,

“Never forget, a believing heart is your magic.”

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Here’s some of the designs and artwork along with a few interviews from the book.

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Can’t read Japanese? No problem, the black book is actually an English translation of the mini interviews in the art book.

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Now to the actual Blu-ray. The Blu-ray doesn’t come in your standard case, instead you get a really nifty cardboard book like case that’s sturdy and feels nice to hold.

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Here’s the cover.

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The spine

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And the back.

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In addition to the Blu-ray, you also get the original soundtrack, which is awesome. It has really awesome Disney-like music.

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Overall, it’s a really nice set that comes with a lot of the standard stuff you’d find in many collectors editions. I think it’s worth every penny for any Little Witch Academia fan. Now to start saving for the sequel.

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