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23. Feb, 2006 12:34 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys update: Ibara, DMC3 Special Edition, Sengoku Musou 2, Disgaea 2, Gunstar Heroes Treasure Box, Suikoden V, Baten Kaitos II, Initial D Street Stage and much more


Welcome to this week's Games & Toys update, our Thursday summary, where we are reviewing all related items released during the last 7 days.

It's been one of the most impressive weeks this year so far. A total of more than 50 new titles were published in Japan, plus a number of interesting Asian releases, toys and video game soundtracks.

Speaking about highlights this week, the most popular PlayStation2™ releases have been Cave/Taito's shooter Ibara, the classical action collection Sega Ages Vol. 25: Gunstar Heroes: Treasure Box, Capcom's Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition, Konami's anniversary RPG Genso Suikoden V, Koei's Sengoku Musou 2 and Nippon Ichi's Disgaea: Hour of Darkness 2 (Regular/Limited) for PlayStation2™.

The most interesting handheld releases this week has been Sega's anime based racer Initial D Street Stage (Japanese/Asia) and Namco has bestowed Gamecube™ owners with their RPG game Baten Kaitos II.

A number of video game soundtrack releases were published as well, we have stocked Cave's Ibara Original Sound Track [Limited Edition w/ Figure], Milestone's Radilgy / Radirgy / Rajirugi Original Soundtrack and more. The most popular toy related release in this week has been Yujin's Nintendo BOX Figure Collection Part 6: Mario Kart DS Racing Collection.

As usually, here's a summary of all new items released during the last 7 days. Make sure to scroll down for a summary of next week's highlights.


PlayStation2™:
ClannadJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Clannad Memory Card 8MB US$ 38.90 sold
Dessert Love -Sweet Plus-JPN US$ 64.90 sold
Devil May Cry 3 Special EditionJPN US$ 39.90 sold
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness 2JPN US$ 64.90 sold
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness 2 [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 89.90 1-5d
Full House Kiss 2JPN US$ 64.90 sold
Galaxy Angel (Broccoli Best Quality)JPN US$ 34.90 sold
Genso Suikoden VJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Genso Suikoden V Memory Card 8MB US$ 36.90 sold
Genso Suikoden V [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 95.00 sold
Giga Wing Generations (Taito Best)JPN US$ 32.90 sold
Hisshou Pachinko*Pachi-Slot Kouryoku Series Vol. 3: CR Marilyn MonroeJPN US$ 49.90 1-5d
IbaraJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Jewels Ocean: Star of Sierra LeoneJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Jewels Ocean: Star of Sierra Leone [Special Pack]JPN US$ 95.00 1w
Mai-Hime: The Another (Marvelous Best Collection)JPN US$ 34.90 sold
Metal Wolf REVJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Metal Wolf REV [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 79.90 1w
My Home o Tsukurou 2! Easy DesignJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Neo Geo Stick 3 Moonlight Version US$ 69.90 sold
Rule of Rose (Chinese Version)ASIA US$ 54.90 sold
Samurai ChamplooJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Sega Ages Vol. 22: Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutch Dengeki SakusenJPN US$ 28.90 1w
Sega Ages Vol. 22: Advanced Daisenryaku: Deutch Dengeki Sakusen [Segadirect Deluxe Pack]JPN US$ 49.90 sold
Sega Ages Vol. 25: Gunstar Heroes: Treasure BoxJPN US$ 28.90 sold
Sengoku Musou 2ASIA US$ 59.90 sold
Sengoku Musou 2JPN US$ 64.90 sold
Sengoku Musou 2 Memory Card 8MB US$ 36.90 sold
Sengoku Musou 2 [Treasure Box]JPN US$ 109.00 1w
Separate HeartsJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Separate Hearts [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 89.90 1-2w
Sonic RidersJPN US$ 59.90 sold
SuperLite 2000: Memories Off AfterRain Vol. 2 Souen TsujoubanJPN US$ 26.90 1w
Warship Gunner 2: Change of DirectionJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Zero Shikikan Josentoki NiJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Zero Shikikan Josentoki Ni [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 79.90 1w



Xbox360™:
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06JPN US$ 64.90 1-2w
Hori Pad EX Turbo (blue) US$ 38.90 sold


Xbox™:
Sonic RidersJPN US$ 59.90 sold


Gamecube™:
Baten Kaitos IIJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Sonic RidersJPN US$ 59.90 sold



Sony PSP™ (w/ UMD™ Videos):
Azumanga Daioh Vol.3JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Bad Boys 2JPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Basilisk: Koga Ninpo Cho Vol.6JPN US$ 37.90 24h
D.C. Da Capo & D.C.S.S. Da Capo Second Season 4JPN US$ 59.90 5-15d
Dora-Slot: Oki-Slot-Ou! Pioneer 12JPN US$ 42.90 1w
FrantixJPN US$ 52.90 1w
Gamble Con FightJPN US$ 52.90 1w
Gamble Con FightASIA US$ 49.90 1-5d
Genso Suikoden I&IIASIA US$ 39.90 sold
Genso Suikoden I&IIJPN US$ 52.90 sold
GripShiftJPN US$ 52.90 1-2w
Initial D Street StageASIA US$ 39.90 sold
Initial D Street StageJPN US$ 52.90 sold
Jitsuroku Oniyome NikkiJPN US$ 52.90 1-5d
Kinnikuman: Muscle GenerationsJPN US$ 52.90 1w
Mai-Hime Bakuretsu!JPN US$ 59.90 1-5d
Mobile Train Simulator Keisei, Metropolitan Asakusa, and Keikyu LinesJPN US$ 52.90 sold
Mobile Train Simulator Keisei, Metropolitan Asakusa, and Keikyu LinesASIA US$ 49.90 sold
Monster Kingdom: Jewel SummonerJPN US$ 52.90 sold
Monster Kingdom: Jewel SummonerASIA US$ 49.90 sold
Namco Museum Vol.2ASIA US$ 39.90 sold
Namco Museum Vol.2JPN US$ 42.90 1w
Ooedo SenryoubakoJPN US$ 52.90 1-5d
PlayGear Pocket (Initial D Version) US$ 24.90 sold
Simple 2500 Series Portable Vol. 2: The TennisJPN US$ 28.90 1w
Sister Princess & Sister Princess Repure IVJPN US$ 59.90 5-15d



Nintendo DS™:
Itsu Demo Doko Demo Dekiru Igo: AI IgoJPN US$ 39.90 sold
Itsu Demo Doko Demo Dekiru Shogi: AI ShogiJPN US$ 39.90 sold
Sangokushi DSJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Top GunJPN US$ 48.90 sold



Gameboy Advance™:
Tennis no Oji-Sama 2004: Glorious Gold (Konami the Best)JPN US$ 29.90 sold
Tennis no Oji-Sama 2004: Stylish Silver (Konami the Best)JPN US$ 29.90 1-5d
Wagamama Fairy Mirumo de Pon! Yume no Kakera (Konami the Best)JPN US$ 29.90 1w
Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters Expert 2006JPN US$ 48.90 1-5d
Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters Expert 2006 [Starter Set]JPN US$ 69.90 1w



Toys:
Nintendo BOX Figure Collection Part 6: Mario Kart DS Racing Collection US$ 2.90 sold
Shin Sangoku Musou 4 Arms Encyclopedia Vol.1 US$ 6.90 sold
Mon-Sieur Bome Collection Vol.3 Oni-Musume She-Devil Version 2 US$ 42.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Super DX Vol. 2 Plush Doll: Type A - Pikachu US$ 18.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Super DX Vol. 2 Plush Doll: Type B US$ 18.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Plush Doll Knit Style: Type A US$ 12.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Plush Doll Knit Style: Type B US$ 12.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Plush Doll Knit Style: Type C US$ 12.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Plush Doll Knit Style: Type D US$ 12.90 sold
Pocket Monsters Advance Generations Plush Doll Knit Style: Type E US$ 12.90 sold



Video Game related soundtracks:
Brass Quintet Dragon Quest (~Kouich Sugiyama, quintet)JPN US$ 28.90 sold
Drama CD Idol Master Scene.02 Chihaya Kisaragi & Yayoi Takatsuki (~Asami Imai, Mayako Nigo, Chiaki Takahashi)JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Gift Drama CD Vol.5JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
I/O Drama CD (~Michihiko Hagi, Kayo Nagata, Ryoko Tanaka)JPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
I/O Perfect AudiotracksJPN US$ 29.90 sold
Ibara Original Sound Track [Limited Edition w/ Figure]JPN US$ 44.90 sold
Kenran Butosai - Original Drama 2 (~Daisuke Sakaguchi, Hikaru Midorikawa, Jiro Saito)JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Last Escort -Shinya no Kurocho Monogatari- Drama CD (~Ryotaro Okiayu, Shinichiro Miki, Hiroki Takahashi)JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Lost And Found - Shadow The Hedgehog Vocal TracksJPN US$ 19.90 5-15d
Mizu no Senritsu Character Song - Futari no Another Story DropIV - HunterJPN US$ 23.90 5-15d
Mizu no Senritsu Character song - Futari no Another Story Drop III - IchiyoJPN US$ 23.90 5-15d
Nee chan-to Shiyoyo 2 Drama CD 2JPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
PS2 Game Shuffle! On The Stage - CD Drama Vol.1 (~Sayaka Aoki, Haruka Nagami)JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Radilgy / Radirgy / Rajirugi Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 19.90 sold
Sanodg Works (~Deji Sano)JPN US$ 19.90 sold
Sengoku Muso 2 Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 30.90 sold
Shin Onimusha -Yagyu Jyube Akene no Tabidachi- Drama CDJPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Tales of Rebirth Vol.4 (~Nobuyuki Hiyama, Akeno Watanabe, Unsyo Ishizuka)JPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
Tick!Tack! - Trouble happening picnic. (~Yukari Aoyama, Yoko Mimura, Yuki Matsunaga)JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Wing of Destiny (Galaxy Angel II Zettai Ryoiki no Tobira Intro Theme Side M) (~Maho Tomita)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
[eM] -eNCHANT arM- Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 28.90 sold
_summer - everblue days:02 (~Junko Kusayanagi, Minami Hokuto, Izumi Maki)JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d



A separate Video/Music update containing Japanese releases from this week, including new Anime, J-Pop and Movie releases will follow tomorrow.



Looking forward to next week, it continues to be busy with once again more than 50 titles published in Japan. A summary of the most anticipated items can be found below:

PlayStation2™:
Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha RaidouJPN US$ 64.90
Mobile Suit Gundam Climax U.C.JPN US$ 64.90
Pop'n Music 12JPN US$ 64.90
Pop'n Music 12 [Konamistyle Special Edition]JPN US$ 129.90
Venus & Braves (PlayStation2 the Best)JPN US$ 34.90


Sony PSP™:
Blade Dancer: Sennen no YakusokuJPN US$ 52.90
Blade Dancer: Sennen no Yakusoku (Chinese Version)ASIA US$ 49.90
Bleach: Heat the Soul (PSP the Best)JPN US$ 34.90
Rockman RockmanJPN US$ 52.90
Rockman RockmanASIA US$ 39.90
Valkyrie Profile: LennethJPN US$ 52.90
Valkyrie Profile: LennethASIA US$ 49.90


Nintendo DS™:
Nintendo DS Lite (Crystal White)JPN US$ 169.90
Nintendo DS Lite (Enamel Navy)JPN US$ 169.90
Nintendo DS Lite (Ice Blue)JPN US$ 169.90
Seiken Densetsu DS: Children of ManaJPN US$ 48.90
Shunkan Puzz LoopJPN US$ 39.90


Please note that Nintendo has not clarified final shipping quantities to Japanese distributors of their upcoming Nintendo DS™ Lite system as of now. From our experience, we estimate supply to be shortened and prices to hike in the first few days and possibly weeks after release. An update concerning this situation is going to follow next week.

Access our preorder lists for further upcoming video game, movie and music releases.



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