Japanese middlemen when buying Transformers from Japan

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  1. Jingjing

    Jingjing Well-Known Member

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    I'm planning on buying some G1's from Yahoo Japan Auctions, but most of the sellers doesn't ship internationally. My question is to you; Do anyone here know of any good and cheap japanese middlemen they can vouch for? Any input regarding your experiences is much appreciated! And sorry if this topic is in the wrong section.
     
  2. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Being in Europe, you may have a better chance getting Japanese figures through Kapow toys. I know they deal a lot in the UK, but I don't know how much they deal with TakaraTomy releases.

    You should probably look it up.
     
  3. Foster

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    Sounds to me like he's looking for vintage G1, not new releases.

    Have you contacted Bodhar? He's a member here under Bodhar2000. He's in Japan and deals in a lot of vintage, he might be able to help you out.
     
  4. Tigermegatron

    Tigermegatron Banned

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    honestly any savings you'd save on the japanese auctions. will get eaten up by the exspensive over seas shipping fees.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    While this may be true if he is looking for Japanese G1s he may not little to no choice as they are few and far between here in the US, even on ebay especially the rarer and more obscure stuff.
     
  6. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    The yen rate suck right now jing, avoid rinkya they add extra on shipping. Check out celga or cresant shop they are ok.
     
  7. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    I'm satisfied with "Shopping Mall Japan"
     
  8. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    I would say it is the other way around. Dollar rate sucks, as the yen rate has stayed the same in my country, while USD value has dropped.
     

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