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Interesting Gaming Listings on Yahoo Japan Auctions

ponpo

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Aug 22, 2011
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I spend an unfortunate amount of time browsing y!ja out of boredom / curiosity, and thought some people might care about some unique/interesting/rare/etc. items that get posted. The higher bid on items are, generally, either pretty normal (e.g. a wii u, ps4), or people selling insanely decked out smartphone game accounts (if you want a Puzzle&Dragons or Monster Strike account for $600USD let me know) but some legitimately cool things pop up often enough. I'll post some new listings whenever if there ends up being any interest.

Some current listings (with actual bids and their price at the time of posting)

Sealed PS1 Nocturne in the Moonlight / Symphony of the Night, ¥80,000


Sega Saturn 太郎丸 / Shinrei Jusatsushi Taromaru, ¥50,000


Neo Geo Power Instinct, ¥70,000


293 Super Famicom carts, ¥51,000


Maybe the most interesting at the moment, a PCB for an unreleased Atlus STG called Wing Force, currently going for quite a high ¥199,000
 

encephalon

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I'm too lazy to check if they're on there anymore, but someone was selling (copies of?) the storyboards to the opening cutscenes in Xenosaga. Not sure if they're legit or not.
 

riskVSreward

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That PCB seems under priced to me, but I don't even have the 2 grand to scoop it myself. How much time is left on it?
 

Hastati

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Ponpo! Have you ever seen a new 1st ed Chrono Trigger? I've seen high grade used ones in Mandarake etc. from time to time, and I know that SNES can go for a couple thousand dollars but...no idea how much it is in Japan cuz I've never found one.


...and yet I just found one on Ebay for the first time. Wonder if it's cheaper in Japan.
 

ponpo

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Aug 22, 2011
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Tsukuba, Japan
Ponpo! Have you ever seen a new 1st ed Chrono Trigger? I've seen high grade used ones in Mandarake etc. from time to time, and I know that SNES can go for a couple thousand dollars but...no idea how much it is in Japan cuz I've never found one.


...and yet I just found one on Ebay for the first time. Wonder if it's cheaper in Japan.
Haha buy it! Not sure if I've seen one anyway.

Oh Range Murata cover, neat, game wise I knew he did the MGS-like game Spy Fiction's art, but since I never got to play these I didn't recall he was the artist for this series back then too before he got bigger.

One of my favorite artists.
Same. Power Instinct is great and wish he did more game art.
 

AmyS

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Aug 22, 2012
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Man I wish there was a video of Wing Force. Beyond that, I wish the PCB would get dumped so it can be added to MAME.
 

ponpo

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Aug 22, 2011
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Tsukuba, Japan
Let's say... PS2 or so? Do you see many of those with rather large asking prices? Anything you'd say people would balk at elsewhere in the world?

I'm curious.
Hmm I don't follow PS2 stuff mostly, but here's a link of PS2 title auctions that have ended, sorted by cost. The more expensive auctions are dominated by FF11 accounts and bemani but there is some other stuff there.

The guy who bought it is on System11 Shmups Forum and says that yes, he's going to preserve it (third post after the OP).
Oh, pretty cool.