Voltron Toys Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Shin Densetsu, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Slave IV

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    It’s already being discussed heavily in the SOC and Voltron threads. Just FYI, preorders open on June 3. Should be 4pm JST. All the favorite Japanese online retailers will have it starting around that time to a couple hours later.
     
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  2. Prometheus 073

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    What will be the possible sites to pre order this from? BBTS I know, but what other sites are likely to put the pre-order up? I want as many chances to order this as possible...
     
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    toydojo.com agesthreeandup.com and thechosenprime.com all carried the GoLion release, so I imagine they'll also have this one.
     
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  4. Slave IV

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    All the domestic shops listed above will have it later by a few days or a week or so. Japanese retailers like Nippon-Yasan, Anime Export, CDJapan, amiami and HLJ will have it starting at 4pm jst and later. Amiami usually opens right on the dot, cdj and HLJ a few mins later and NY, AE and Amazon Japan could be an hour or more later.
     
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    Thanks for the tips, you two. I will have to pay with Paypal. Is that going to be a problem?
     
  6. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    Most spots take paypal but I don't remember for sure. I know NY definitely does.
     
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    Most of those sites take PayPal .
    But you should go to all of those sites and look at their payment faq , cancellation policy along with setting up a account .
     
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    I'm in Europe atm... what retailer would be the best for me to pre-order from?
     
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    I'm guessing amazon japan will have this cause I'm goin to have to pay for this like I'm paying for mp44, buying a $50 amazon japan gift card every month.
     
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    With all of the talk about Dairugger.... I'm getting excited to get some more Voltron in my life.

    Quick question, has anyone heard any news on the Icarus 2nd release Voltron? I've been hitting up Lau from ICM about every 3 months or so, but I figure he's getting tired of me asking. Does anyone have any info on the release?
     
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    Looks like the dairugger preorder is going up at the same time as Bandai’s VF-1S Valkyrie, so this will be a fun time.
     
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    I wonder if that will be the case for US domestic retailers as well?
     
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    US Retailers almost always put up orders around a week or so later.
     
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    Thanks man. I’m pondering participating in the early morning 6/3 madness just to get one more shot at Dairugger. Who knows...maybe people will be so hell bent on Macross at the time that they’ll be less focused on the other items available. Or, I could be delusional...

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    I have a feeling it won't be too difficult to get. If you are trying to get both, DEFINITELY try to secure the VF-1S first.
     
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    So..... for the expected price of $35.... I feel like this bad boy is just begging to live on my desk at work! ("Hey where's Josh?" "Oh, he's probably at his desk playing with Voltron again. If you listen you can hear little laser sounds.")
     
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    Good news: I see SoC Vehicle Voltron in my fb feed and I :D .

    Bad news: Googling more made me discover that SoC Lion Force Voltron is getting reissued just right after I bit the bullet two months ago and paid the gouged price after stumbling across it in the wild.
     
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    How much is shipping likely to be from obe of these import sites? Ive never used any of them before.
     
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    Hard to say since we don't know the size of the box or weight yet. The best way to tell may be to compare it to what's being charged for shipping on the Golion reissue. I checked Nippon-Yasan and the cheapest shipping for GoLion was $31 USD …and that's a 2-3 month shipping time. For a 2-3 week shipping time, with tracking and insurance, it costs $56 USD and the prices go up from there. So unless you don't mind long shipping times, you might want to wait for one of the domestic toy sites to have it, since the markup may not be much more than $50-60, but that's a guess.