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Old Feb 26, 2011, 11:52 AM
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Default KonamiStyle domestic shipping

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I'm currently trying to figure out whether it's cheaper to order Vol. 2 of the Akumajo Tribute album from VGMWorld/Otaku or through a middleman service.

For this, it would be good to know what KonamiStyle.co.jp charges for domestic shipping, meaning inside Japan. I haven't been able to get this information from their website, so maybe someone can give me a hand here?

That's the album page on KonamiStyle.co.jp:
http://www.konamistyle.jp/item/70291

The middleman charges 1000JPY for the service.
So this would result in 3520JPY (2520 + 1000) without any shipping. Shipping (to me) via airmal is approximately 350JPY, makes 3770JPY. Converting to USD gives me 46USD (compare to 51.95USD at Otaku). However this is without the shipping costs inside Japan.
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Old Feb 26, 2011, 12:10 PM
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Konamistyle's domestic shipping cost is fixed at 350 yen.
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Old Feb 26, 2011, 03:32 PM
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Thanks Cedille!

Maybe you can also answer this question: When doing a regular bank transfer within Japan (from one Japanese bank to another), are there any transfer fees involved?
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Old Feb 26, 2011, 04:04 PM
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I don't reside in Japan but from my knowledge, the internal bank transfer fee is, with few exceptions, a fixed 200 yen. I'm not sure if the cost is incurred by the sender or the receiver; if the latter, then the cost would most likely be passed onto the sender/buyer.

I would also like to ask a question: Why is it not free, or what circumstances lead to it not being free?

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Old Feb 26, 2011, 04:40 PM
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Thanks layzee, I was expecting something like that.

Looks like Otaku is the cheapest way then (3770 + 350 + 200 -> around 53USD).
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Old Apr 12, 2011, 03:09 AM
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*bumping this*

Need again some help at translating, this time for e-Capcom:
http://www.e-capcom.com/ec/guide/faq.html

Concerning shipping, can anyone confirm that:
1) When ordering items with value >= 8000 JPY -> free shipping
2) Value below 2000 JPY -> 630 JPY for shipping
3) Value between 2000 and 7999 JPY -> 315 JPY
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Old Apr 12, 2011, 07:23 AM
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*bumping this*

Need again some help at translating, this time for e-Capcom:
http://www.e-capcom.com/ec/guide/faq.html

Concerning shipping, can anyone confirm that:
1) When ordering items with value >= 8000 JPY -> free shipping
2) Value below 2000 JPY -> 630 JPY for shipping
3) Value between 2000 and 7999 JPY -> 315 JPY
Yeah, it seems to be right.
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Old Apr 12, 2011, 09:42 AM
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Thanks again Cedille!
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