**Video:** 1920x1080 *(16:9 DAR)* / HEVC 10-Bit *(~15.5 Mbps)* / 23.976fps / Ordered chapters
**Audio:** Cantonese/English DTS 6ch *(1344 kbps)* & Cantonese AC3 2ch *(192 kbps)* &
Mandarin DTS 2ch *(960 kbps)* & English DTS 2ch *(1344 kbps)* & English Commentary AC3 2ch *(192 kbps)*
**Subtitles:** English ASS softsubs from the R1 & R2 BD releases *(with edits & retiming by me)*
There were two main BD releases of this film *(aside from the numerous DVD versions)*:
The R1 Tokyo Shock release which was an SD upscale, but had high definition audio
The R2 Mediumrare release which utilized a new HD transfer, but only contained standard definition audio tracks *(the cover package was mislabeled)*
**Screenshot comparisons:** https://caps-a-holic.com/c.php?d1=6285&d2=5980&c=2471
**More Information:** http://www.dvdcompare.net/comparisons/film.php?fid=19770#3
The video was encoded from the R2 HD Remaster.
The DTS Core audio tracks were taken and synched from the R1 release.
**This v2** uses the original AC3 dual-mono Cantonese track from the R2 release along with the English commentary and **replaces
the old R2 English AC3 2.0 track with the R1 English DTS 2.0 version for higher quality as well as to fix an audio glitch
that was present in the the old version at ~16:09.** **It also adds the R1 DTS 2.0 Mandarin audio track which was previously missing.**
Subtitles translations from the R1 & R2 releases are very different, so both have also been included (slightly edited for error corrections and retimed).
Extras include disc & booklet scans, film trailers, as well as an interview with lead actor Fan Siu-wong newly **(Newly encoded for this v2)**.
**Encode settings:** ref=16 / crf=15 / preset=very slow
This is the definitive version of this film *(until a 4K+ master comes out)*. Please seed!
**Fun fact:** The scene where Taizan crushes someone's head was part of a frequent segment on the original Daily Show hosted by Craig Kilborn.