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John Casey



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:27 am Reply with quote
HyugaHinata wrote:
Ultra-expensive merchandise only. Anime hyper

http://www.rightstuf.com/cgi-bin/catalogmgr/GzJQhE8SsxBAw83NsY/browse/item/90689/4/0/0

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Dessa



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:53 pm Reply with quote
HyugaHinata wrote:
Silly eBayer is in Japan, won't post to Japan:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/UTENA-ENGAGE-TOI-JAPAN-ORIGINAL-VER-ANIME-MUSIC-2-CD-/380310299923?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item588c42a513


I don't think it's that unreasonable. If that is a legit release (which it looks like), that's a good price for it. And if it's readily available in Japan, considering the username of "otaku.com", I'd assume that they're trying to make this available for a good price outside of Japan. As in "if you're in Japan and want this, go buy it for yourself".
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:55 pm Reply with quote
Well, if I had the scratch, I'd definitely want this puppy:

Space Battleship Yamato 1 Meter Long

A mere 296,000 Yen (approx. $3,600 US and another $170 to ship) and would look great on anybody's mantelpiece!
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:01 pm Reply with quote
For that price you can buy a Chinese Gundam statue (rebel version) like this.

Shipping will cost twice as much though (as with any Chinese products).
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:47 pm Reply with quote
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Kimagure Orange Road cel: http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Anime-Hanken-Cel-Kimagure-Orange-Road-/400064387956?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5d25b21b74

Unlike animation cels, these hanken cels are different beasts entirely. They're the images used as cover art and the like, so they tend to carry a much higher premium. Here's a link with some more examples (with prices).
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:52 pm Reply with quote
Dessa wrote:
HyugaHinata wrote:
Silly eBayer is in Japan, won't post to Japan:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/UTENA-ENGAGE-TOI-JAPAN-ORIGINAL-VER-ANIME-MUSIC-2-CD-/380310299923?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item588c42a513


I don't think it's that unreasonable. If that is a legit release (which it looks like), that's a good price for it. And if it's readily available in Japan, considering the username of "otaku.com", I'd assume that they're trying to make this available for a good price outside of Japan. As in "if you're in Japan and want this, go buy it for yourself".


But they'd still make money, and they'd have an easier time at the post office/FedEx/DHL whereever. Smile

So I don't really see where they're coming from.

Don't get me wrong; of course, they have the right not to post to Japan, but it just seems silly to me. Confused
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:58 pm Reply with quote
Blood- wrote:
Well, if I had the scratch, I'd definitely want this puppy:

Space Battleship Yamato 1 Meter Long

A mere 296,000 Yen (approx. $3,600 US and another $170 to ship) and would look great on anybody's mantelpiece!


It's almost a bargain for something that size. Smile Anime hyper

That reminds me: there are plastic replica pistols of Revy's Cutlasses (from Black Lagoon) in Akihabara for around 32,000 yen, IIRC.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:28 pm Reply with quote
John Casey wrote:
HyugaHinata wrote:
Ultra-expensive merchandise only. Anime hyper

http://www.rightstuf.com/cgi-bin/catalogmgr/GzJQhE8SsxBAw83NsY/browse/item/90689/4/0/0



I lolled so hard at this. Especially at the troll smile. LOL

Here's a copy of Chrono Trigger. While a great game, it's worth nowhere near that, I don't care how much money you have Laughing :
http://cgi.ebay.ca/Chrono-Trigger-New-Sealed-Super-Nintendo-SNES-VGA-90-/230580357925?pt=Video_Games_Games&hash=item35afa90b25
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:11 pm Reply with quote
jmfsilenthill wrote:
John Casey wrote:
HyugaHinata wrote:
Ultra-expensive merchandise only. Anime hyper

http://www.rightstuf.com/cgi-bin/catalogmgr/GzJQhE8SsxBAw83NsY/browse/item/90689/4/0/0



I lolled so hard at this. Especially at the troll smile. LOL

Here's a copy of Chrono Trigger. While a great game, it's worth nowhere near that, I don't care how much money you have Laughing :
http://cgi.ebay.ca/Chrono-Trigger-New-Sealed-Super-Nintendo-SNES-VGA-90-/230580357925?pt=Video_Games_Games&hash=item35afa90b25


Not only that, but the remake for the DS has extras, and a revamped translation.

Emulators FTW too. Anime hyper
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:32 pm Reply with quote
This was a good one.

It got up to $9,999,999 or something but was cancelled.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:35 pm Reply with quote
John Casey wrote:
HyugaHinata wrote:
Ultra-expensive merchandise only. Anime hyper

http://www.rightstuf.com/cgi-bin/catalogmgr/GzJQhE8SsxBAw83NsY/browse/item/90689/4/0/0

The moment I saw what the link led to, I just let out a big "Aaaaaawww......" Low blow, bro.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:58 am Reply with quote
luffypirate85 wrote:
This was a good one.

It got up to $9,999,999 or something but was cancelled.

Wait...what?! I hope that was just the seller shill bidding. Who the hell would pay that much for a bleeping bag?!

P.S Who the hell is Boxxy?
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:23 am Reply with quote
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P.S Who the hell is Boxxy?

If I'm correct, some internet phenomenon girl who did....I dunno, I think she put some vids on youtube or something. Doesn't excuse paying that much for a sleeping bag! Here's the "Know Your Meme" for it.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:55 am Reply with quote
classicalzawa wrote:
Rukiia wrote:
P.S Who the hell is Boxxy?

If I'm correct, some internet phenomenon girl who did....I dunno, I think she put some vids on youtube or something. Doesn't excuse paying that much for a sleeping bag! Here's the "Know Your Meme" for it.


Oh God....I frigging hate girls like her. They make me ashamed to be an anime fan. -.-'

Also, by "bleeping" I mean f***ing. Razz
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John Casey



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:10 am Reply with quote
Rukiia wrote:
luffypirate85 wrote:
This was a good one.

It got up to $9,999,999 or something but was cancelled.

Wait...what?! I hope that was just the seller shill bidding. Who the hell would pay that much for a bleeping bag?!

P.S Who the hell is Boxxy?

Education connection, Precision Horizons Initiative style.
http://encyclopediadramatica.com/Boxxy
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