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doubleO7



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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:15 pm Reply with quote
Gundam 8th MS Team Vol.4
http://www.amazon.com/​gp/​offer-​listing/​B0001DCY78/​ref=​dp_olp_new?​ie=​UTF8&​condition=​new

New:2 listings, one for $2,002.97 and another for $2,000.
Used:$8.44

Wha...?

This has to be someones idea of a joke. This DVD only has 3 episodes on it. By comparison, the 2005 Complete Collection (which I own) goes for $696, while the 2009 Anime Legends set goes for $128.
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Rukiia



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:40 pm Reply with quote
http://www.ebay.com/​itm/​Pretear-​Complete-​Collection-​Thinpack-​Anime-​DVD-​BRAND-​NEW-​ADV-​Films-​2008-​/​400333416853?​pt=​US_DVD_HD_DVD_Blu_ra​y&​hash=​item5d35bb2995

Guess this guy doesn't realize that Funimation rescued the show and that nobody would be dumb enough to buy this series for $90. Rightstuf had to mark down their stock to $7 and finally sold out this year.
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ailblentyn



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:56 pm Reply with quote
Ggultra2764 wrote:
I can understand that this is only available on VHS. But no way I would pay this much for a single VHS tape.
I had no idea it had got so rare, though. Just one offered for sale on Amazon. Wow.
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Ggultra2764
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:46 pm Reply with quote
ailblentyn wrote:
Ggultra2764 wrote:
I can understand that this is only available on VHS. But no way I would pay this much for a single VHS tape.
I had no idea it had got so rare, though. Just one offered for sale on Amazon. Wow.


Several copies are up for sale. But the cheapest available on Amazon from a seller is for $130. Cheapest copy I can find of the tape online is on E-Bay at nearly $100.

I'd like to see the movie at some point as I'm a sap for adaptations of classic Japanese literature. But I'm not desperate enough to pay an arm and a leg for what is only a 2 hour movie.
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ailblentyn



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:09 pm Reply with quote
Oops. I see I was not navigating Amazon correctly.
Strange that they are all so expensive when there are, as you say, several up for sale. (I got my copy two years ago or so, and it wasn't nearly that expensive.)
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:56 pm Reply with quote
Anyone want Animeigo's old VHS release of Rupan III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon? Get a look at this "great" offer.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:53 pm Reply with quote
Ggultra2764 wrote:
Anyone want Animeigo's old VHS release of Rupan III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon? Get a look at this "great" offer.


Wow! I got this on DVD a few years ago for about 8$ I really don't understand how amazon allows this kind of idiocy on there.
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Ggultra2764
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:02 pm Reply with quote
jsc315 wrote:
Wow! I got this on DVD a few years ago for about 8$ I really don't understand how amazon allows this kind of idiocy on there.


Take it the release must be some sort of import? Last I had heard, Discotek was considering releasing the movie on DVD a while back, but scrapped those plans.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:30 pm Reply with quote
You could buy a new copy of Please Save My Earth Vol. 1, advertised on Amazon from around $18. But who would do that when they could get it second hand in "Very Good" condition for $250?!
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Anime_Otaku35



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:51 pm Reply with quote
Well, I've seen volume eight of Maison Ikkoku listed for some pretty extreme prices. However, this takes the cake. Some guy has it listed on ebay for only $19,999.99. But hey, at least he accepts offers. Wink

http://www.ebay.com/​itm/​Maison-​Ikkoku-​Box-​Set-​Volume-​8-​NEW-​DVD-​OOP-​RARE-​Viz-​Official-​R1-​NTSC-​US-​Release-​/​171010954029?​pt=​US_DVD_HD_DVD_Blu_ra​y&​hash=​item27d10c132d
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:28 pm Reply with quote
Hmmm. New. Still wrapped, no doubt. Maybe I should buy it as an investment.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:32 am Reply with quote
TRSI de-listed the Pokemon Adventures boxset today. For the most part, Amazon prices are still normal, except in the used section where I would wager multiple algorithms keep messing with each other, resulting in the lowest used copy being $900. Actually, scratch that, the new prices are just as ridiculous. Also, it should be noted that only the boxset appears to be OOP, the individual volumes not in a box is fine.
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zrdb



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:02 pm Reply with quote
Anime_Otaku35 wrote:
Well, I've seen volume eight of Maison Ikkoku listed for some pretty extreme prices. However, this takes the cake. Some guy has it listed on ebay for only $19,999.99. But hey, at least he accepts offers. Wink

http://www.ebay.com/​itm/​Maison-​Ikkoku-​Box-​Set-​Volume-​
8-NEW-DVD-OOP-RARE-Viz-Official-R1-NTSC-US-Release-/171010954029?pt=US_DVD_HD_DVD_Blu_ray&hash=item27d10c132d


Well-P.T. Barnum said "There's a sucker born every minute" but one would have to be a brain dead idiot with a fortune to buy this.
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Sparks_Snow



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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 11:30 am Reply with quote
Oh wow. You can buy the complete Pandora Hearts Premium Edition just for 400 dollars!

http://www.ebay.com/​itm/​181133956505?​ssPageName=​STRK:​MEWAX:​IT&​_trksid=​p3984.​m1423.​l2649

And I don't think they won't take anything under 300.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:46 pm Reply with quote
So how desperate are you to get Maison Ikkoku's final volume box set?

Be prepared to give up a car for it, if you're desperate for it. Laughing
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