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http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2008-02-04/shogakukans-masakazu-kubo-offers-proposal-on-fansubs

>Currently, 6 million copies of illegal, English-subtitled Japanese animated videos are said to be downloaded from BitTorrent each week. This has affected the DVD sales of Japanese animation in North America, which have dropped dramatically.

>The first six English-subbed Bandai Visual DVDs of this series will start shipping on May 13 for US$39.99 with two episodes each; the seventh and last DVD will have one episode for US$29.99.

Gee, I sure wonder why..