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21. Jul, 2005 13:45 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys update: Mushihimesama, Fullmetal Alchemist 3, namCollection, KOF NeoWave, Pop'n Music 11, Star Soldier, Tenchi no Mon, Super Mario Baseball, lots of soundtracks & more


It's been an incredible Japanese release week. A total of around 30 new games have been published in Japan, including lots of highlights for Sony™ and Nintendo™ platforms.

Major PlayStation2™ highlights in this week include Cave/Taito's beautiful 2D shooter Mushihimesama (regular print and Limited Edition), Konami's Bemani game Pop'n Music 11, SNK Playmore's Atomiswave based The King of Fighters NeoWave, Capcom's hack'n slash action title Sengoku Basara, Square-Enix's anime based Fullmetal Alchemist 3: Kami o Tsugu Shoujo, Namco's 50th Anniversary namCollection (Japanese and Asian version), and Hamster's low priced Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono series (Volume 1-6).

Continuing with notable PSP™ releases, leading Play-Asia's charts in this week is Hudson's shooting port Star Soldier, followed by Sony's Tenchi no Mon / Heaven Key Earth Gate (available as Japanese and Asian version). Further a number of UMD™ Videos have become available, including Bandai's twin platform anime release Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Vol.1 [DVD+UMD].

Speaking about Nintendo™ platform releases, there's been one new Japanese Gamecube™ release, which is Super Mario Stadium Miracle Baseball. Further interesting titles were published on their handheld systems including Capcom's Rockman EXE 5 DS Twin Leads, Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual Sympathy and Yu-Gi-Oh! Nightmare Troubadour (all NDS™) as well as Sega's Bleach Advance for Gameboy Advance™.

Though we've got no new toy releases during the last release week, there has been quite a notable amount of new video game related soundtracks, including the superb Minna Daisuki Katamari Damacy Original Soundtrack, a Killer 7 Original Sound Track album and much more.

Here's a summary of all new releases from this week. Also make sure to scroll down below for a small summary of upcoming week's hits. Once again we are expecting some potential hits.


PlayStation2™:
Boukoku no Aegis 2035: Warship GunnerJPN US$ 54.90 1w
FIFA StreetJPN US$ 59.90 sold
Fullmetal Alchemist 3: Kami o Tsugu ShoujoJPN US$ 64.90 1w
JuicedKOR US$ 54.90 sold
Medical 91JPN US$ 64.90 1w
MushihimesamaJPN US$ 59.90 sold
Mushihimesama [w/ Figure Limited Edition]JPN US$ 69.90 1w
namCollectionJPN US$ 42.90 sold
namCollectionASIA US$ 38.90 sold
Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 1: ScrambleJPN US$ 25.90 sold
Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 2: Crazy ClimberJPN US$ 25.90 sold
Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 3: Karate MichiJPN US$ 25.90 sold
Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 4: Time PilotJPN US$ 25.90 sold
Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 5: Moon CrestaJPN US$ 25.90 1w
Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 6: Sonic WingsJPN US$ 25.90 sold
Pop'n Music 11JPN US$ 59.90 1w
Pop'n Music 11 Konamistyle Special EditionJPN US$ 129.90 sold
Sengoku BasaraJPN US$ 59.90 1w
Shinten Makai: Generation of Chaos VJPN US$ 64.90 1-5d
Shinten Makai: Generation of Chaos V [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 95.00 1w
School RumbleJPN US$ 64.90 1-5d
School Rumble [DX Pack]JPN US$ 95.00 1-2w
Super Monkey Ball DeluxeKOR US$ 39.90 sold
The King of Fighters NeoWaveJPN US$ 64.90 1w


The Pop'n Music 11 Konamistyle Special Edition is confirmed to be in stock tomorrow (Friday, July 22nd).


Sony PSP™ (including UMD™ Video releases):
Space Invaders Pocket (w/ T-Shirt)KOR US$ 34.90 sold
Star SoldierJPN US$ 52.90 1w
Tenchi no Mon / Heaven Key Earth GateASIA US$ 49.90 1-5d
Tenchi no Mon / Heaven Key Earth GateJPN US$ 52.90 1-5d
ArmageddonJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Face/OffJPN US$ 37.90 sold
Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven Vol.1 [DVD+UMD]JPN US$ 44.90 sold
Erotic Terrorist Beautiful Body Noa (adult content)JPN US$ 29.90 sold
Premature flesh is the area which became wet hotly (adult content)JPN US$ 39.90 sold



Gamecube™:
Super Mario Stadium Miracle BaseballJPN US$ 59.90 1w


Xbox™:
Halo 2 Multiplayer Map PackASIA US$ 24.90 sold
MadagascarASIA US$ 44.90 sold



Nintendo DS™:
Fullmetal Alchemist: Dual SympathyJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Rockman EXE 5 DS Twin LeadsJPN US$ 39.90 sold
Yu-Gi-Oh! Nightmare TroubadourJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Multi Pouch DS (Rockman EXE Special Edition) US$ 16.90 sold



Gameboy Advance™:
Bleach AdvanceJPN US$ 48.90 1-5d
Disney's Kim Possible: Revenge of Monkey FistJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Disney's Lilo and StitchJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Kidou Gekidan Haro Ichiza: Haro no Puyo PuyoJPN US$ 48.90 sold



Video Game Soundtracks:
Chaos of Love (Shinten Makai: Generation of Chaos V Main Theme)JPN US$ 9.90 5-15d
Chocolat - Maid Cafe Curio - Vocal Variety Album: Hutari miraiJPN US$ 26.90 5-15d
Genji Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 29.90 sold
Gift Mini Vocal AlbumJPN US$ 19.90 5-15d
Hello Goodbye (Green Green 3 Opening Theme)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
Kaeru Selection - Yamasa Sound LibraryJPN US$ 14.90 5-15d
Kanashimi no Kizu (Fullmetal Alchemist 3 Theme Song)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
Killer 7 Original Sound TrackJPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Mabino x Style Original Sound TrackJPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Mai-Hime: The Another Original Soundtrack - Last MomentJPN US$ 20.90 5-15d
Minna Daisuki Katamari Damacy Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 27.90 sold
Musashiden II Blade Master Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
OZ Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 33.90 5-15d
Pastel Chime Continue Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 32.90 5-15d
Ponkotsu Roman Daikatsugeki Bumpytrot Vocal SoundtracksJPN US$ 17.90 sold
School Days Original Sound TrackJPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
SEGA Mega Drive Super MedleyJPN US$ 12.90 sold



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, a total of more than 30 new releases are on schedule. Once again quite a few highlights are expected. We have quickly pre-summarized the hottest releases below.

PlayStation2™:
Fatal Frame: ZeroJPN US$ 64.90
Fatal Frame: ZeroASIA US$ 59.90
Kaido Battle: Touge no DensetsuJPN US$ 64.90
Mahou Sensei Negima! 2-Jikanme - Gold Medal VersionJPN US$ 64.90
Mahou Sensei Negima! 2-Jikanme - Silver Medal VersionJPN US$ 59.90
Shadow Hearts: From the New WorldJPN US$ 64.90
Shadow Hearts: From the New World [Limited Deluxe Pack]JPN US$ 129.00
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 81: The Terra Defence Force 2JPN US$ 25.90
Super Robot Taisen Alpha 3: To the End of the GalaxyJPN US$ 79.90
Super Robot Taisen Alpha 3: To the End of the Galaxy Memory Card 8MB US$ 36.90
Super Robot Taisen Alpha Premium EditionJPN US$ 95.00
Taito Memories JoukanJPN US$ 49.90
Twinkle Star Spirits: La Petite PrincesseJPN US$ 59.90


Sony PSP™:
Jitsuwa Kaidan: Shinmimi Fukuro - Ichi no ShouJPN US$ 42.90
Sengoku Cannon: Sengoku Ace Episode IIIJPN US$ 52.90
Sengoku Cannon: Sengoku Ace Episode IIIASIA US$ 49.90
Tenchu: Shinobi TaizenJPN US$ 52.90
Tenchu: Shinobi TaizenASIA US$ 49.90
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (~Chow Yun Fat, Michelle King, ...)JPN US$ 37.90
S.W.A.T. (~Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, ...)JPN US$ 37.90


Others:
Ouendan (Nintendo DS™)JPN US$ 48.90
Pac 'n Roll (Nintendo DS™)JPN US$ 48.90
Shin Bokura no Taiyou: Gyakushuu no Sabata (GBA™)JPN US$ 48.90
Metal Slug 5 (Xbox™)JPN US$ 48.90
Capcom Retro Game Collection Vol.5 (PSOne™)JPN US$ 29.90


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



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