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19. Aug, 2008 17:44 (HKT)

Activate your power when the clock strikes 12 in Sigma Harmonics, cross the bridge from reality to your fantasies in newest Haruka DS game, the schooling tokyo is not a very safe option as seen in Tokyo Majin Gakuen & much more!


The Kurokami family has been protecting the huge grandfather's clock that prevents demons called Ouma from taking over the human world.

For centuries, this family has been doing their job in ascertaining that the human world stays untouched, however, someone has rewritten the past and humans are wiped out, completely replaced by Ouma.

It is up to Kurokami Sigma to right the wrongs that has been happening in history. Music, or tones are key weapons in the game as the Kurokami family controls sounds during battles.

Aside from battles, Sigma has to wrack his brains to solve the puzzles that leads to clues. However, the more mysteries he solves, the more people are killed, can he find the culprit before things become irreversible?

Solve murder cases, correct history and exorcise Oumas through tones and music through your Nintendo DS™. Sigma Harmonics is available as a Japanese version for US$ 54.90 only.




To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the company, Koei produced a spin off for one of their hit dating game series Harukanaru toki no Naka de: Yume no ukihashi. The game combines all date-able characters from the first three installments for an epic romantic adventure.

Wake up as one of the priestesses to realize that you are located in the heavenly realm and that all the Hachiyou, except the two who are closest to you, are imprisoned by the heavenly warriors. Escape from their wrath under their protection and seek ways to free your other members.

You can choose any of the two guardians out of twenty four, create scenarios that cross boundaries of the three installments. Combine forces with the other two priestesses to defeat your enemies and beat the game with different Hachiyou combinations.

With so many playable characters, this is an ultimate romantic adventure that deserves to be played again and again.

From ancient Japan to the heavenly realms, Harukanaru toki no nakade: Yumenoukihashi bridges the gap between reality and fantasy.

The game is sold in Japanese versions, with three editions: the standard version for US$ 48.90, Premium Box for US$ 69.90 and the Treasure Box for US$ 129.90 only.


The Premium Box edition carries the autographed script of the ending scenarios of all characters as well as a CD that tells the story which takes place after the game ends.

The Treasure Box is bundled with the items in the Premium Box and more: it carries an extra CD that features the seiyuu cast reciting poetry and a booklet that analyze the poems as well as a set of charms you can use as ornaments.



Fenshui is a way to control elements. It is said that the person who has power over these elements can takeover the world. In most cases, the veins containing these elements are in a dormant state, but for some reason, the veins in Tokyo are starting to flow and this phenomenon catches the attention of several parties.

To protect Tokyo as well as their school, the students from Magami high joined forces to prevent the veins from falling into the wrong hands.

The classic SLG is revived on Nintendo's newest portable system, with the whole game ordered into twenty four episodes, both new players and old time gamers have no trouble immersing themselves into the storyline.

Building a relationship with the characters is very important because their emotional fluctuations affect the storyline and their battle power. Get to know your team mates and stimulate them for optimal performances.

Tokyo Majin Tantei Kenpuuchou is available on your Nintendo DS™ as Limited and Standard editions for US$ 79.90 and US$ 48.90 only.


The Limited Edition of the game comes with a DVD, a visual book, the student hand book and the game jacket features a different illustration.



Arashi's new single Truth carries the theme song of TBS's friday night drama - Maou (Demon Lord). The studio adopted the Korean drama and remade it for Japanese audiences.

Like all other Arashi members who have starred in leading roles in popular dramas, the group's leader Ohno Satoshi is making his debut in soap operas with this drama. He plays a generous lawyer with a hidden agenda. It is a drama that mixes suspense and occult together, with revenge as a main theme, psychometry and tarot cards are scattered around in the series in wonderful proportions.

While Hanayori Dango features cheerful and relaxed songs such as One Love, to suit the dark, nerve wreaking atmosphere of Maou, Truth is a fast paced dance number which carries a force that speeds up the listener's heart beat.

Delve into the darkness of a person's heart, Arashi's newest single Truth/ Kaze no Mukou is available in three versions. The standard version for US$ 11.90, and CD+DVD Limited editions type one and type two for the same price of US$ 15.90 only.

The two Limited editions come with a DVD that carries a music video clip, type one carries Truth while type two carries Kaze no mukou e.



The Tales of series made their debut on third generation consoles via Tales of Vesperia, an RPG that "enforces justice".

Just like how the game improve itself upon existing elements, the OST follows the mood set by other Tales of games like Tales of Symphonia, Knight of Ratatosk; while maintaining a level of mystery and suspense, even downright melancholy at times, the tracks always carries a sparkle of hope.

The OST contains several remix versions of the game's theme song Kane wo narashite, or Ring a Bell. Listen to all the different variations and marvel at how one piece of music could be rewritten to suit all the different scenes.

The 4 disc OST pack for Tales of Vesperia is available for US$ 37.90 only.



Lion is the newest opening theme for Macross Frontier, performed by Ranka Lee (feat. Nakajima Ai), the rising star in the Macross Frontier Universe and the established super star Sheryl Nome (feat. May'n).

Music, singers and idols are key elements in the Macross tradition. Lion is a song about a relationship born out of war and the will to survive through hardship because of love.

While Ranka's voice is refreshing, May'n's is strong and melodious, the two compliment each other to produce a piece that no Macross fan, or music lover would want to miss.

Sheryl Nome and Ranka Lee's duet Lion is available for US$ 10.90 only.



Also in stock today:

PlayStation2™
Secret Game: Killer QueenJPN N/A sold
Secret Game: Killer Queen [Limited Edition]JPN N/A sold


Nintendo DS™
Fushigi no Dungeon: Furai no Shiren DS (Bargain Edition)JPN US$ 39.99 1w
Super Monkey Ball DS (Bargain Edition)JPN US$ 28.90 1w
Uwasa no Midori-kun!! 2 Futari no Midori!?JPN US$ 48.90 1w




An excerpt of Japanese music and movies arrivals:

Custom Beat Battle: Draglade 2 Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 17.90 5-15d
Gachinko De Iko (~Buono)JPN US$ 9.90 5-15d
Gachinko De Iko [CD+DVD Limited Edition] (~Buono)JPN US$ 14.90 5-15d
Idle One: Mature (~Rio Natsume)JPN N/A sold
Ikkitousen Great Guardians Original Soundtrack (~Yasuharu Takanashi)JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
J-League Winning Eleven 2008 Club Championship Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Kateikyo Hitman Reborn Original Soundtrack - Hyoteki 3JPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
Kimi Ga Aruji De Shitsuji Ga Ore De 5 (~Shizuka Ito, Akiko Koumoto, ...)JPN US$ 59.90 5-15d




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