The trouble of ordering games (and toys) from Japan

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The trouble of ordering games (and toys) from Japan

Post by takenoko » Wed Mar 09, 2016 2:52 am

http://takkynoko.tumblr.com/post/140738 ... is-so-when

I wrote a blog post talking about why it's a little more trouble to order games from Japan. (I think it's considered a toy, which requires a special import license to send internationally)

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Re: The trouble of ordering games (and toys) from Japan

Post by Phoenix512 » Wed Mar 09, 2016 5:54 am

Well Amazon Japan is now going to start shipping games overseas.

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/daily-b ... eas/.99571
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Re: The trouble of ordering games (and toys) from Japan

Post by Catastrophe » Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:02 am

I usually buy everything from ami ami. Toys are usually cheapest, but you need to get in early to pre-order the good stuff. Games probably aren't as cheap as amazon japan for new releases, but you can use EMS shipping and they'll post it before release date so you get it on the day (usually).

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Re: The trouble of ordering games (and toys) from Japan

Post by takenoko » Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:12 am

Oh right, I forgot about amiami.

Also wtf Amazon? Clearly they heard my plea and changed the policy on the turn of a dime.

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Re: The trouble of ordering games (and toys) from Japan

Post by Catastrophe » Wed Mar 09, 2016 2:02 pm

Main issue with ami ami is they often won't get extra stock in following the initial print run, which sucks for games.

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