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25. Aug, 2005 11:03 (HKT)

Weekly Games/Toys update: Tales of Legendia, Taito Memories Gekan, Cowboy Bebop, Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow, Lost in Blue, Lunar Genesis, Puzzle Bobble DS, Fatal Fury & Pia Carrot figure & more


Roughly 30 new titles were published in Japan during this last August release week. It's been a big week for Nintendo DS™ fans, a couple of quality titles have been released for the handheld including Konami's Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow and Lost in Blue: Futari no Survival Life, Taito's Puzzle Bobble DS and the action adventure Lunar Genesis.

Interesting PlayStation2™ releases in this week have been Namco's RPG hit Tales of Legendia (Japanese and Asia version), the classical game collection Taito Memories Gekan, Ongakukan's Train Simulator Keisei, Toei Asakusa, Keikyu Line as well as Bandai's anime based Cowboy Bebop: Tsuitou no Yakyoku and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Generation of C.E..

A couple of PSP™ titles were released as well including Capcom's RPG Breath of Fire III, Konami's Twelve: Sengoku Fuushinden plus a number of more or less interesting UMD™ Video releases. Not to forget, a number of new video game soundtracks are shipping in this week, too.

As usually, here's a summary of all new releases from this week:

PlayStation2™:
Cowboy Bebop: Tsuitou no YakyokuJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Cowboy Bebop: Tsuitou no Yakyoku [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 149.90 sold
Futakoi: Koi to Mizugi no SurvivalJPN US$ 64.90 1w
MadagascarJPN US$ 54.90 1w
Mirai Shonen ConanJPN US$ 59.90 1w
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Generation of C.E.JPN US$ 64.90 1w
Neon Genesis Evangelion ~ Ayanami Ikusai Keikaku with Asuka Hokan Keikaku (Broccoli Best Quality)JPN US$ 34.90 sold
Ramune: Garasu-Bin ni Uturu UmiJPN US$ 74.90 sold
Rumble Roses (Konami the Best)JPN US$ 34.90 sold
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 85: The Sekai Meisaku Gekijou QuizJPN US$ 25.90 1-5d
Taito Memories GekanJPN US$ 49.90 1w
Tales of LegendiaJPN US$ 64.90 1-2w
Tales of LegendiaASIA US$ 59.90 sold
Tales of Legendia Memory Card 8MB US$ 36.90 sold
Train Simulator Keisei, Toei Asakusa, Keikyu LineJPN US$ 64.90 sold
True Crime: Streets of LA (CapKore)JPN US$ 34.90 sold
White Princess the SecondJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Winning Eleven 9KOR US$ 59.90 sold
Winning Post 7JPN US$ 64.90 sold
Winning Post 7 [Premium Box]JPN US$ 95.00 sold



Sony PSP™:
Breath of Fire IIIJPN US$ 49.90 1-2w
MLBKOR US$ 49.90 sold
Tiger Woods PGA TourJPN US$ 52.90 1w
Twelve: Sengoku FuushindenJPN US$ 52.90 1w
GhostbustersJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Gone in 60 Seconds Director's CutJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
National TreasureJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Starsky & HutchJPN US$ 37.90 5-15d
Tatari - House on Haunted HillJPN US$ 37.90 sold
Face Guard Portable US$ 14.90 sold
Manchester United Protective Storage Case US$ 24.90 sold
Portable Privacy Filter US$ 9.99 sold



Nintendo DS™:
Castlevania: Dawn of SorrowJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Kyouryuu Ouja Ketteisen: Kyouryuu Grand PrixJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Lost in Blue: Futari no Survival LifeJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Lunar GenesisJPN US$ 48.90 1-2w
Puzzle Bobble DSJPN US$ 48.90 sold



Gameboy Advance™:
Kunio-Kun Nekketsu Collection 1JPN US$ 48.90 1w


Xbox™:
Shin Sangoku Musou 4JPN US$ 64.90 sold
The King of Fighters 2003JPN US$ 49.90 1w



Toys:
Fatal Fury Action Figure: Mai Shiranui dancing style US$ 59.90 sold
Keroro Gunso Action Figure: Corporal Giroro US$ 17.90 sold
Keroro Gunso Action Figure: Lance Corporal Dororo US$ 17.90 sold
Keroro Gunso Action Figure: Master Sergent Kululu US$ 17.90 sold
Keroro Gunso Action Figure: Sergent Keroro US$ 17.90 sold
Welcome to Pia Carrot 3 One Coin Figure Series Trading Figure US$ 7.90 sold



Video game soundtracks:
AIR Vol.1JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
AIR Vol.2JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
AIR Vol.3JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Fifth Aile Original Soundtrack Kiriko/Hiko SoundJPN US$ 26.90 sold
Fifth Complete Pack Kiriko/Hiko SoundJPN US$ 26.90 sold
Final Fantasy XI - Music from the Other Side of Vana'diel: The Star OnionsJPN US$ 23.90 5-15d
Green Green 3 - Hello Goodby - Original Soundtrack + Complete Album 2001 - 2005 18 songs memoriesJPN US$ 32.90 5-15d
Kiniro no Corda - CD Drama New Series 1JPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Magna Carta - Gekijo Hen Fukushu no Moeta Hana (~Souichiro Hoshi, Yui Horie, Tomoyuki Morikawa, ...)JPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
near death experience, Shadow Hearts Arrangetracks (~Kyoko Kishikawa)JPN US$ 29.90 5-15d
Nee chan-to Shiyoyo 2JPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
Shadow Hearts: From the New World Original SoundtracksJPN US$ 31.90 sold
Taiko no Tatsujin Super Animehit Original Soundtrack (~Ichiro Mizuki, Mitsuko Horie, Hironobu Kageyama, ...)JPN US$ 24.90 sold
Tales of Legendia Original Soundtrack (~Do As Infinity, Donna Burke, Kenichi Suzumura, ...)JPN US$ 33.90 5-15d
The King of Fighters Neowave Arrange Tracks - Consumer VersionJPN US$ 27.90 sold
Twelve: Sengoku Fuushinden Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 23.90 5-15d
Unlimited Fire (Sinseiki GPX Cyber Formula: Road to the Infinity 2 Opening Theme) (~Aki Misato)JPN US$ 11.90 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 just around 15 new titles are on schedule for release in Japan.

Quickly pre-summarizing the highlights, we will have Global A Entertainment's war simulation title Daisan Teikoku Koubouki II: Aufstieg und Fall des dritten Reiches II and Square-Enix's Heavy Metal Thunder for PlayStation2™ as well as the anime based fighting sequel Bleach: Heat the Soul 2 and Koei's simulation game Nobunaga no Yabou: Tenshoki for PSP™.


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



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