Thursday, August 28, 2014

 TOY Arpeggio of Blue Steel Plush Yotaro - Import Preorder US$29.90

Product Synopsis
   The pink-colored bear named 'Yotaro' of Arpeggio of Blue Steel franchise fame is sewn up into a polyester teddy bear which measures 22cm or 8.66" tall.
Preorders ship in November 2014.

 Product Specs

 Publisher: Movic
 Material: Polyester
 Jan Code: 4961524756087
 Territory/Language: Japan

 TOY Date A Live II Tohka Yatogami Hanten Ver. Premium Crystal - Preorder US$78.90 each

NCS Product Synopsis
   Purple-haired maiden Tohka Yatogami of the Date A Live games is etched inside a piece of crystal measuring 50 × 50 × 80mm (1.96 x 1.96 x 3.14") which is mounted on a display base. That's not all however... the base lights up to illuminate Tohka Yatogami like a Christmas light. Each crystal is serially numbered and will be made to order. Preorders are welcome to ship in November 2014. 
Product Specs
Manufacturer: Lexact
Jan Code: 4571462790779
Territory/Language: Japan

 TOYS Date A Live II Kurumi Tokisaki Premium Crystal - Import Preorder US$78.90

NCS Product Synopsis
   The antagonist of the video game Date A Live, Kurumi Tokisaki, is etched inside a piece of crystal measuring 50 × 50 × 80mm (1.96 x 1.96 x 3.14") which is mounted on a display base. That's not all however... the base lights up to illuminate Kurumi Tokisaki like a Christmas light. Each crystal is serially numbered and will be made to order. Preorders are welcome to ship in November 2014. 
Product Specs
Manufacturer: Lexact
Jan Code: 4571462790779
Territory/Language: Japan

 TOYS Ghost in the Shell S.A.C Tachikoma iPhone Cover - Preorder US$29.90

Product Synopsis
   Wrap your iPhone 5 or 5S in one of three Tachikoma-themed cases in blue, red, or yellow. Please note the case is not compatible with the iPhone 5C. Preorders are welcome to ship in early September 2014.
Product Specs
Manufacturer: Union Creative International
Jan Code: 4562192555332 / 4562192555349 / 4562192555356
Territory/Language: Japan

 TOYS Duck Relaxer - Import Preorder US$23.90/each

NCS Product Synopsis
    Ease tense muscles with the 'Duck Relaxer' massager which is available in three colors and ships in late September 2014. To turn on the massager, users push down on the duck's head which activates the vibration feature to work on aching muscles. Preorders are welcome to ship in late September 2014.
Product Specs
Manufacturer: Dreams
Jan Code: 4542202640821
Territory/Language: Japan

 PS1 Assault Suits Valken 2 - Sale US$18.90 Free shipping within USA

NCS Product Synopsis
The sequel to the SFC version of Assault Suits Valken hits the Playstation in 3-D polygonal glory. Maintain, upgrade and send your mech on tactical missions. 
Jan Code: SCPS-45420

New, factory sealed condition inventory

 TOYS Dragon Quest Smile Slime Marker - Sale US$7.90 Free Shipping in USA

NCS Product Synopsis
   Doodle in style with Square Enix's fluorescent markers which are packed in a Smile Slime decorated barrel in five colors: blue, orange, green, yellow, and pink. Each marker measures 132mm in length with a diameter of about 12mm. New orders are welcome to ship today.

  Product Specifications
Manufacturer: Square Enix
  Japanese Title: スマイルスライム 蛍光クレヨン

  Jan Codes:
Blue: 4988601222051
  Orange: 4988601222068
  Green: 4988601222075
  Yellow: 4988601222082
  Pink: 4988601222099

 NDS Cyber Familator Lite - Sale US$36.90 Free Shipping in USA

NCS Product Synopsis
«©NCSX» What do you get when you combine a Famicom (on a chip) and an Emulator? You get the Familator, which has been available from CyberGadget in a number of incarnations for a few years now. The Cyber Familator Lite is the latest model which interfaces with a Nintendo DS Lite to give retro gaming fans the ability to play Famicom cartridges directly on the DS. If you prefer playing games on a big screen television, the Familator can pipe composite video and monoaural audio through the AV cable that's included inside the package. Note however that you'll still control the game through the NDS' D-pad. 

There were/are solutions for playing Famicom games on the Nintendo DS and other platforms prior to CyberGadget's Familator Lite but we won't delve into them here. The Familator offers a legal and somewhat versatile way to play Famicom games without having to dig out a creaky Famicom console.

 Product Operation
   We cracked open the package, unpacked the Familator and got acquainted with its parts and functions. Built-in speakers are located towards the front of the unit along with a volume slider, a headphone jack, a reset button, and a power LED. The back of the hardware features a Famicom cartridge slot and a proprietary AV output port. If you're a gamer on the go, the unit runs on four AA batteries for 4.5 hours of playing time. Keep an eye on the power LED because it'll shine blue when the batteries are fresh. As the batteries are drained of their power, the LED turns red to indicate that a battery swap is required. It's possible to use an AC adapter with the Familator but one isn't included. The AC adapter plug on the unit is also proprietary so you won't be able to run down to Radio Shack and grab any which one.

 Product Interface
   The Familator interfaces with the Nintendo DS Lite through the handheld's Gameboy Advance cartridge slot. Once connected, the NDS sits right on top of the Familator and the combination looks like some kind of strange gaming sandwich of sorts. Built-in functions include a rapid-fire facility which is triggered by pressing the L or R triggers on the Nintendo DS Lite and the ability to adjust the brightness, contrast, and hue of the games being played on the Familator. Please note that the Familator requires that a Gameboy Advance cartridge be plugged into the front of the unit in order to operate. The GBA slot is located directly below the volume slider/headphone jack.

 Questions and Answers
Can I connect Famicom control pads to the Familator?
   No, the Familator does not sport any controller ports. You'll have to use the Nintendo DS Lite's D-pad to play the games.

 Will NDS games output to a television with the Familator installed?
   The video output function is only for Famicom games.

 Can I play Super Famicom cartridges on the Familator?
 Why would you want to indulge yourself with 16-bit masterpieces when you can be stuck with playing 8-bit games from way back in the day? In any case, the answer is no.

 I thought the Super Famicom and the Famicom were the same. Am I wrong?
Affirmative. You're mistaken. The Famicom is Nintendo's 8-bit console hardware. The Super Famicom is Nintendo's 16-bit generation hardware. The two platforms are not compatible with each other.  

 I have the original Nintendo DS unit. I can't get any Familator love?
   Unfortunately, the Familator is only compatible with the Nintendo DS Lite due to the shape of the interface that the NDS Lite plugs into.

 Will NCS stock the other versions of the Familator such as the self-contained units?
   Been there, done that. At least in a wholesale distribution capacity. Sales weren't that great back then and the expected sales volume now wouldn't be enough for us to justify another foray. 

 Inside the Familator Lite Box
1 x Familator Lite
 1 x AV Cable
 1 x User Manual (Japanese)
 1 x Warranty Card (Japan)
 Jan Code
: 4544859007439

Product Specification
: CyberGadget
 Japanese Title: CYBER・ファミレータLite
 Territory/Language: Japan
 JAN Code:

 PC Club Nintendo Pen Case (Set of 2) - Sale US$18.90 Free Shipping within USA

Product Synopsis
    Comes in two colors! Store your everyday writing utensils, gadgets, and electronics in style with this high quality case—exclusive to Club Nintendo. Featuring Mario™ inner lining artwork, and sturdy canvas/fabric construction. • Comes in two colors, blue or red • Specially designed Mario-print lining • High quality canvas exterior with fabric interior.

    This product listing includes the blue and red pen cases. New orders are welcome.

 TOY NMH2 Desperate Struggle Sylvia Christel CL #29 - Sale US$129.90 Free Shipping within USA

From the Manufacturer
From "NO MORE HEROES 2" which stands out as one of the craziest and the most stylish action video games (by Grasshopper Manufacture, Inc) with its punk & pop tastes, UAA (United Assassins Association) agent - Sylvia Christel is now available as 3D model!!

   Mitsumasa Yoshizawa (REFLECT) sculpted this piece of art based on the illustration by Yusuke Kozaki well known as a character designer of NMH series.

   Sized almost 1/5 scale, coquettish Silvia has a presence straddling a beam Katana. This figure includes some bonus parts such as its own base and the fabulous Beam Katana, "Blood Berry", is a Travis' initial weapon in the series designed by Shigeto Koyama.