Friday, December 28, 2012

 NEWS New Year Hiatus

   Since all of our Japanese suppliers will be on vacation until January 4, our warehouse will be closed for a few days next week for New Year's but operations and shipping will resume on January 3, 2012. NCS wishes everyone a Happy New Year.

 MAG Weekly Famitsu Vol. 1257 - New Import

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» The January 17, 2013 issue of Weekly Famitsu includes coverage of the following games and events in the Japanese marketplace. Two bonuses are also included in this week's magazine as detailed below.

» Preview of Gundam Breaker for the Playstation 3 which ships sometime in 2013.
» Famitsu visits the EA Asia Showcase 2012 event.
» One Piece Kaizoku Musou 2 is shipping on the Vita and Playstation 3 when March 20, 2013 rolls around.
» Coverage on the Shin Megami Tensei IV remake that's headed to the Nintendo 3DS.
» Bonus DLC codes are included for Monster Radar, Jikkyou Pro Yakyu Baseball 2012 Ketteiban, Samurai & Dragons, and To Heart 2: Dungeon Travelers.
» A look at Girlfriend Beta for iOS and Android.
» Famitsu continues their look back at 2012 with a retrospective on August to December 2012.
» Details on 3DS Fantasy Life which was released this week in Japan.
» Eight-page preview of Kingdom Hearts-HD 1.5 ReMIX which includes details on the major locations in the game such as Traverse Town, Olympus Coliseum, Deep Jungle, Neverland, and more.
» Happy New Year greetings from software developers are featured between pages 132 to 142.
» Pre-packaged noodle cups of different stripes are featured in this week's PICK UP FOOD.
» Preview of PS3 Hatsune Miku Project Diva F which ships on March 7, 2012.

» Every copy of Famitsu 1257 includes a 44-page 2013 software preview catalog which lists the 183 titles shipping in the first two quarters of next year. The Vita has the largest incoming software library followed by the PS3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo 3DS.

» Every copy of Famitsu 1257 also includes a 68-page Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Memoria booklet. The entire Final Fantasy series of games from the first adventure to Final Fantasy XIII is featured in the first 29 pages of the booklet followed by a look at the progression of the canon. A selection of Final Fantasy artwork kicks off on page 50 and runs through page 57. The last few pages includes messages from the likes of Kitase Yoshinori, Nomura Tetsuya, Naora Yusuke, and more along with their signatures.

Product Specifications
Japanese title: 週刊ファミ通 2013年1月17日増刊号
Publisher: Enterbrain
Jan Code: 4910218860135
Page count: 257
Territory/Language: Japanese

 TOYS New Super Mario Bros Wii Max Figure - New Import, In Stock

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» Mario and Luigi ride on Yoshi carriages and pump their fists like the champions they are in the New Super Mario Bros Wii MAX figures which measure 25cm (9.84") tall and are made of sturdy PVC. Mario mounts a green Yoshi and faces forward while Luigi's on a yellow Yoshi and leans back to look at something on the side. Both fixed-pose figures are permanently installed on a square base. This is an officially licensed toy product manufactured in China by Nihon Auto Toy Company based in Tokyo, Japan.

    Preorders have shipped as of yesterday and new orders are welcome to ship today.

Product Specifications
 Manufacturer: Nihon Auto Toy Company
 Material: ATBC-PVC
 Territory/Language: Japanese


 3DS Inazuma Eleven 1-2-3: Endou Mamoru Densetsu - New Import

NCS Product Synopsis
   Level-5 collects all three Nintendo DS Inazuma Eleven games and boosts the visuals with a 3DS upgrade to add value for fans who already have the games on the DS. Early preorders will ship with a bonus 'character pairs strap' that is being given away by the publisher in 50% ratio.

 Region Lockout
Please note Japanese 3DS games can only be played on Japanese 3DS handhelds.

 Product Specifications
 Publisher: Level 5
 Compatibility: Nintendo 3DS (Japan Only)
 Format: Game Card
 Japanese Product Title: イナズマイレブン 1・2・3!! 円堂守伝説
 Territory/Language: Japanese
 Product SKU: CTR-P-AETJ
 Jan Code: 4571237660443
 Famitsu Ranking: (N/A)

 MOBILE iCat Earphone Jack Covers - Restocked

NCS Product Synopsis
    Set A of the iCat earphone jack covers have been restocked and are shipping to backorders today. Set C with the mustache cats is currently in stock. New orders are welcome.