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Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby BrianM » Thu 03.15.2007 9:39 pm

Ive found plenty but all the cds seem to be 2,600 or more yen which is about 23 bucks in American currency. Does anyone know cheap cd stores that are online? IM trying to find cds from Sex Machineguns but they are too expensive....plus the shipping:(
Thanks for anyhelp!:)
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby Lolicaor805 » Mon 03.19.2007 4:05 pm

the words"japanese", "cds" and "cheap" usually dont come together when stating a fact =(. My boyfriend and I use http://www.yesasia.com to buy cd's. The cd prices are usually the same as they are in japan, but they offer free international shipping =).
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby Tajoumaru » Mon 03.19.2007 5:22 pm

Ha. I've never seen a Japanese CD sell for less than $25 USD here. Most imports are in the $28-35 range. You'll have better luck hunting for individual MP3s.
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby BrianM » Wed 03.21.2007 9:05 pm

i just got my used cd from amazon a few days ago, and on the back of the cd it says 3,500 yen which is around 30 or 26 bucks. God damn, thats inanse:(
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby Hatori » Wed 03.21.2007 9:08 pm

Japanese CDs are like THIRTY BUCKS, DUDE!
I'm even afraid to pick one up because I might break one. O_O
(I'm paranoid when it comes to stuff like this.)
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby anikaliki » Wed 03.21.2007 9:09 pm

Hatori wrote:
(I'm paranoid when it comes to stuff like this.)


Stuff like what? Thirty dollar CDs? That doesn't seem like something to be paranoid about.
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Postby trabia-wind » Wed 03.21.2007 9:33 pm

cheap and japanese do not belong in the same sentence. xD jkjk.. but their stuff is really expensive.

this doesn't really help, but i buy all my japanese cds in china. they're cheap, like 20-40rmb or 2-5usd, legal (yes.. they are.. it's the "chinese version not to be sold outside china"), and come with lyrics with chinese translation.. and sometimes furigana. idk if you can find those online, probably not. the shipping would cost more than the cd -_-
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby PsychoSP » Thu 03.22.2007 12:33 pm

Though if you move to Japan, it suddenly becomes much cheaper. Tsutaya will rent you a CD for under 500 yen. :o At least they used to.
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Postby Frumious Boojum » Wed 03.28.2007 10:41 am

If available, get the overseas or hong kong version of the album. Same album, just usually with an insert of the lyrics in chinese, but about $10 less.
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby keatonatron » Wed 03.28.2007 12:53 pm

The best bet is to buy used. Book Off is the greatest invention known to mankind when it comes to getting CD's and books for cheap. Unfortunately, there are no Book Offs outside Japan. :|
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby richvh » Wed 03.28.2007 1:13 pm

keatonatron wrote:
Unfortunately, there are no Book Offs outside Japan. :|


Not true.
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RE: Cheap cd stores with Japanese music?

Postby PsychoSP » Wed 03.28.2007 3:25 pm

richvh wrote:
keatonatron wrote:
Unfortunately, there are no Book Offs outside Japan. :|


Not true.

Fascinating! But there are still no Book Offs in the Rockies. :(
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