Okay, I finally got a chance to discuss this with Mizuno. I asked him why he thinks the replications have not been going well. Here is a summary (not an exact translation) of his comments and mine.
His biggest concern is that when he prepares…
When we were told "Seek and ye shall find ..." no one mentioned how long you might have to seek.
Some seeking lasts generations. Enjoy the journey for it may be all you get to experience. Your children's children will reap what you have sown.
Hey Jed. I suppose you are doing something like this video: youtube.com/watch?v=Ds0JNhyCYwg
I wonder if converting to Google Slides and then saving as jpeg might serve your needs.