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Club Nintendo offering colored 3DS XL cradles (Japan)

By on April 6, 2013

Club Nintendo Japan’s recent addition to the store are colored charge cradles for the Nintendo 3DS XL. Reminiscent of the Play it Loud series of... Read More

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Thrifting (3.30.2013): Final Fantasy Tactics OST

By on March 30, 2013

I picked this up on a whim today while browsing the music section at Book-Off. I love good soundtracks to video games, but I don’t go out of my way... Read More

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Pickup (3.20.2013) Luigi’s Mansion 2

By on March 19, 2013

Luigi’s Mansion is back! Titled Luigi Mansion 2 in Japan, the title hit stores today, March 20th. North America will see the title later this week... Read More

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Pickup (3.14.2013): Metal Gear Rising Uniqlo T-Shirt

By on March 13, 2013

Like many Japanese companies nowadays, Kojima Productions collaborated with Uniqlo yet again for another lineup of Metal Gear branded apparel. This... Read More

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Pickup (3.4.2013): Club Nintendo Pikmin Tote Bag

By on March 4, 2013

The Platinum rewards for the Japanese Club Nintendo were announced quite a while back in 2012, but the goods have now been sent out. Club Nintendo users... Read More

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Photo (2.25.2013): Heihachi and Yoshimitsu Statues

By on February 24, 2013

The Namco arcade in Osaka’s Nipponbashi district near Namba Station has a corner dedicated to Tekken with an assortment of goods spanning the entire... Read More

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Photo (2.17.2013) Nintendo Power Players Guides

By on February 19, 2013

I found these photos on my SD card from when I went back home this past December. Nintendo Power Player’s Guides are still my favorite strategy books... Read More

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Twin Snakes Gamecube Bundle

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Photo (2.16.2013): Metal Gear Solid Twin Snakes Gamecube

By on February 16, 2013

The Ota Road Super Potato in Osaka has a very good condition Metal Gear Solid The Twin Snakes Gamecube bundle. I love that the Metal Gear 1 disc looks... Read More

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Street Fighter Zero 3 Saturn

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Pickup (2.16.2013) Street Fighter Zero 3 (Saturn)

By on February 10, 2013

This is actually the second time I’ve purchased Street Fighter Zero 3 for the Sega Saturn. I found a non 4MB Cartridge version in Osaka roughly... Read More

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Thrifting (2.2.2013): Metroid Zero Mission

By on February 3, 2013

Metroid Zero Mission is one of my favorite Gameboy Advance titles. It takes features introduced in 2002′s Metroid Fusion and integrates them into... Read More

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Micomsoft’s XAC-1 Arcade Desk priced (Japan)

By on January 19, 2013

We originally ran a post for Micomsoft’s multi-use arcade style desk, the XAC-1, a while back. The company revealed the price a few days ago at... Read More

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Pickup (1.11.2013): Bandai D-Arts Megaman

By on January 11, 2013

After a two-week visit to the United States, I had a package from Amazon waiting for me upon return to Japan: Bandai’s D-Arts line of figures, classic... Read More

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