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30. Jun, 2005 11:55 (HKT)

Weekly import update: 40+ new titles - Genji, OZ, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Erementar Gerad, Gundam True Odyssey, Kagero 2: Dark Illusion, Adventure Player, Simple DS & much more


The last June week has been filled with plenty of new Japanese & Asian releases. A total of more than 40 new games have been counted, including highlights for all most of the major platforms.

Once again starting with PlayStation2™, hits in this week include the action adventure Genji (Japanese and Asian release version), Konami's hack'n slash title OZ, SNK Playmore's fighting port Garou: Mark of the Wolved (regular print and Limited Edtion), Taito's anime based fighting game Erementar Gerad, Bandai's RPG Gundam True Odyssey and Tecmo's horror adventure Kagero 2: Dark Illusion (Japanese and Asian version).

Plenty of new stuff for the current handheld generation has ben released as well, including Sammy's Fist of the North Star based Jissen Pachislot Hisshouhou! Hokuto no Ken Portable, From Software's Adventure Player and Koei's Harukanaru Jikuu no Uchi de 2 (for PSP™) as well as Nintendo's Japanese brain exercise program Yawaraka Atama Juku and D3's first three Simple DS Series Volumes (for Nintendo DS™).

Of course also in this week, lots of new soundtracks, anime DVDs, toys and more has been released. Make sure to read through our following lines for a complete list and don't miss the preview of coming week when quite a few highlights are on schedule.


PlayStation2™:
Angel's Feather: Kuro no ZaneiJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Angel's Feather: Kuro no Zanei [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 95.00 sold
Chocolat: Maid Cafe CurioJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Chocolat: Maid Cafe Curio [Deluxe Edition]JPN US$ 95.00 sold
Conflict Delta II: Wangan Sensou 1991JPN US$ 64.90 sold
Erementar GeradJPN US$ 64.90 1-5d
Garou: Mark of the WolvesJPN US$ 39.90 sold
Garou: Mark of the Wolves [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 89.90 sold
GenjiASIA US$ 59.90 sold
GenjiJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Gundam True OdysseyJPN US$ 64.90 1-5d
Hatsukoi: First KissJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Hatsukoi: First Kiss [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 84.90 1w
Kagero 2: Dark IllusionASIA US$ 59.90 sold
Kagero 2: Dark IllusionJPN US$ 64.90 1-2w
Mai-Hime: The AnotherJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Mai-Hime: The Another [Deluxe Pack]JPN US$ 95.00 1w
My Merry May With BeJPN US$ 64.90 1w
OZJPN US$ 64.90 1-2w
Onihama Bakusou Gurentai Gekitou HenJPN US$ 52.90 1w
Poncotsu Roman Daikatsugeki Bumpy TrotASIA US$ 59.90 sold
Poncotsu Roman Daikatsugeki Bumpy TrotJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Soshite Bokura wa... and he saidJPN US$ 64.90 1w
Sousei no AquarionJPN US$ 64.90 sold
Tennis no Oji-Sama: Form the strongest Team (Konami Palace Selection)JPN US$ 20.90 sold
Tennis no Oji-Sama: Rush & Dream (Konami Palace Selection)JPN US$ 20.90 sold
Tennis no Oji-Sama: Smash Hit! (Konami Palace Selection)JPN US$ 20.90 sold
Tennis no Oji-Sama: Smash Hit! 2 (Konami Palace Selection)JPN US$ 20.90 sold
Tennis no Oji-Sama: Sweat & Tears 2 (Konami Palace Selection)JPN US$ 20.90 sold



Sony PSP™:
Adventure PlayerJPN US$ 42.90 1w
Jissen Pachislot Hisshouhou! Hokuto no Ken PortableJPN US$ 42.90 1w
Harukanaru Jikuu no Uchi de 2JPN US$ 52.90 sold
Harukanaru Jikuu no Uchi de 2 + Pouch [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 79.90 1w
Harukanaru Jikuu no Uchi de 2 + Pouch + PSP Console [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 299.00 sold
MVP BaseballASIA US$ 49.90 sold
NBA Street Showdown (Chinese language version)ASIA US$ 49.90 sold
All In Guard (beige) US$ 39.90 sold
All In Guard (brown) US$ 39.90 sold



Nintendo DS™:
Asphalt Urban GTJPN US$ 48.90 sold
Atari Classics: Happy 10 GamesJPN US$ 39.90 1w
Simple DS Series Vol. 1: The MahjongJPN US$ 28.90 sold
Simple DS Series Vol. 2: The BilliardsJPN US$ 28.90 1w
Simple DS Series Vol. 3: The Mushitori OukokuJPN US$ 28.90 1w
Yawaraka Atama JukuJPN US$ 29.90 sold



Gameboy Advance™:
Marheaven: Knockin' on Heaven's DoorJPN US$ 48.90 1-5d
Minna no Soft Series: Lovely Little CatJPN US$ 34.90 sold
Momotarou Densetsu GJPN US$ 48.90 sold


Xbox™:
Conker: Live & ReloadedJPN US$ 59.90 sold


PSOne™:
Bomberman Land (PSOne Books)JPN US$ 24.90 sold



Video game soundtracks:
Chrono Cross Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 32.90 sold
Xenogears Arrange Version CreidJPN US$ 27.90 5-15d
good-cool ultra expanderJPN US$ 38.90 sold



Excerpt of anime and misc. related soundtracks:
Cherry A La Mode -Ohayo-JPN US$ 17.90 5-15d
Cherry Girl (Wagamama Fairy Mirumo de Pon! Charming Ending Theme)JPN US$ 12.90 5-15d
Dramage The Morning - NHK Renzoku TV Shosetsu Theme ShuJPN US$ 23.90 5-15d
Dramatic (Honey & Clover Intro Theme)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d
Haruka naru toki no naka de 3 Ariake no Uta [Limited Edition]JPN US$ 34.90 sold
Here I am (Black Jack Intro Theme) / New Album PlaylistJPN US$ 9.90 5-15d
Holyland Original SoundtrackJPN US$ 28.90 5-15d
Shonen Hamming (Zettai Shonen Ending Theme)JPN US$ 11.90 5-15d


Excerpt of anime related DVD releases:
Anmitsu Hime DVD Box 1JPN US$ 265.90 5-15d
Condor Hero DVD BoxJPN US$ 189.90 5-15d
Fight Da!! Pyuta DVD BoxJPN US$ 254.90 sold
H2 DVD BoxJPN US$ 328.90 sold
Hajime Ningen Gon Box 2JPN US$ 189.90 5-15d
Himechan no Ribbon DVD Box 1JPN US$ 227.90 sold
Mama Wa Poyopoyo Zaurus Ga Osuki DVD Box 1JPN US$ 265.90 5-15d
Viewtiful Joe Vol.6JPN US$ 57.90 5-15d


Toys:
Dragon Quest & Batoen G Monster Cap Set US$ 12.90 sold
Nintendo LED Light Keyholder (5pcs/full set) US$ 38.90 sold
Neon Genesis Evangelion Figure Collection: Special Work Instruction #2 - Rei Ayanami US$ 15.90 sold
Neon Genesis Evangelion Figure Collection: Special Work Instruction #2 - Asuka Langley US$ 15.90 sold



Video Game Magazines:
Famitsu Wave DVD [August 2005]JPN US$ 16.50 sold
Arcadia Magazine [August 2005]JPN US$ 12.90 sold
Famitsu Xbox [August 2005]JPN US$ 9.90 sold




Looking forward to next week, a total of around 30 new titles are scheduled for releases in Japan.

Quickly pre-summarizing all PlayStation2™ highlights, we will have Namco's potential hit sequel Minna Daisuki Katamari Damacy (Japanese and Asia release version), Square-Enix's Musashiden II: Blademaster (Japanese and Asia release version) and Sega's Sakura Taisen V: Saraba Aishiki Hitoyo (regular print and Show Time Box Limited Edition).

For PSP™ we are expecting Bandai's School Rumble: Anesan Jiken Desu! and the UMD Movie release Anacondas as well as Glayz's first batch of Adult UMD movie releases.

Also among the flood of next week's titles are plenty of low budget reprints, including popular RPG titles such as Magna Carta (PlayStation2 the Best), Tales of Destiny 2 (PlayStation2 the Best) and Tales of Symphonia (PlayStation2 the Best).


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



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