on 1 July 2008
AFAIU this is an unofficial Japanese Laserdisc copy of Queen MAGIC Live in Budapest (1986): the subtitles are in Japanese + picture format is NTSC
It has NO Masterplan logo in the corner and no menu (with the chapters set accurately however).
Picture quality is average due to obvious NTSC-transfer colour problems (you may see these problems better if you watch it on your PC) + green lines blinking occasionally in the top and in the bottom of the picture (cropped by the TV).
This DVD is a nice thing to buy for a collector or a fan who is tired of rewinding the original VHS release: the picture looks acceptable on a midsize-screen TV and the soundtrack transfer is good due to Laserdisc source.
However I would not recommend this DVD for a person who wants to get acquainted with Queen live shows or to purchase a high quality product.
This is a fan-only unofficial/pirated, NOT remastered or anything like that release.
on 6 March 2008
Live in Budapest (as it was orginaly called) is my favourite queen concert by far, I personally rate this higher than their Wembley performance. The sound is very good, but not excellent and the picture is slightly brighter than the original video. It is a good DVD so I advise any Queen fans to buy this.
on 1 July 2009
Fragments of this video has been put in other oficial releases, and the quality is excelent. I don't know why this version of that beautiful concert is so lame! I mean, youtube quality almost!
On the other side, you won't find this on DVD anywhere else, so if you're a die hard fan, you know you gotta get it :D (Cool cover artwork BTW!)