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JohnnySake



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:51 am Reply with quote
It would be funny to get one of those units and try to use it here in the U.S. Although I might not understand all the lines, but I'm sure the H.T.T. girls would have something to say about being forced to navigate over here. Laughing
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MJP



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:22 am Reply with quote
Yeah, well, at least we got the Knight Rider GPS a few years back.
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tehyar



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:38 am Reply with quote
I would totally buy this if it was available in a US version! Cool
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Chagen46



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:42 am Reply with quote
I wonder how many of the Otaku who will buy this will actually have a car. Cars aren't really that necessary in Japan with all the public transportation (and you can just walk to a ton of places if you really need something).
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firedragon54738



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:12 am Reply with quote
Why would I think that you would get lost if you pick the Yui navigator Laughing
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DavidShallcross



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:16 am Reply with quote
Chagen46 wrote:
I wonder how many of the Otaku who will buy this will actually have a car. Cars aren't really that necessary in Japan with all the public transportation (and you can just walk to a ton of places if you really need something).

On the other hand, mapping software is about 10 times more useful in Japan, because of their building numbering scheme, at least in the cities.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:33 am Reply with quote
Chagen46 wrote:
I wonder how many of the Otaku who will buy this will actually have a car. Cars aren't really that necessary in Japan with all the public transportation (and you can just walk to a ton of places if you really need something).


there's tons of itasha out there
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Mohawk52



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:13 pm Reply with quote
The day I need a sat nav to get me where I need to be is the day I shred my drivers licence and give my car to my son.
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Kevelinu



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:29 pm Reply with quote
Somebody here understands the source good enough to tell me if it's possible to buy it and actually ship it (to Germany)?
I hope you don't have to live in Japan to be able to buy that!
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Mohawk52



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:40 pm Reply with quote
Kevelinu wrote:
Somebody here understands the source good enough to tell me if it's possible to buy it and actually ship it (to Germany)?
I hope you don't have to live in Japan to be able to buy that!
I don't think you have to live in Japan to buy it, but you do have to live in Japan to use it, I would guess.
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Beltane70



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:09 pm Reply with quote
Yeah, I don't imagine the system having maps outside of Japan. Still, I'd be tempted to buy one of I could afford it.
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kaydub



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:33 pm Reply with quote
Too bad the voices probably don't support English, otherwise I'd wait for someone to rip them so I can put them on my Garmin. Mio or Azu-nyan would be a welcome improvement over that cold, callous British lady I've got right now Smile
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grooven



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:53 pm Reply with quote
Would buy if it were Fate/Zero or something Anime hyper even gundam would be boss
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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:03 pm Reply with quote
DavidShallcross wrote:
Chagen46 wrote:
I wonder how many of the Otaku who will buy this will actually have a car. Cars aren't really that necessary in Japan with all the public transportation (and you can just walk to a ton of places if you really need something).

On the other hand, mapping software is about 10 times more useful in Japan, because of their building numbering scheme, at least in the cities.


Yeah, houses/buildings aren't numbered in sequential order along the street but in chronological order when the land lots were developed in the town.

But be careful with this navigator - it'd keep wanting to re-direct you to tea shops! Laughing
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yu3lora



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:03 am Reply with quote
Only in Japan.. But! I want to have that.. If I can afford it, I'll buy it.. Smile
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