Third Quarter 2006 Import Archive [Beginning of July to the end of September]
09.25.06 NDS Touch Pen Lite Black, Super Mario Bros Touch Pen Knock, Pocket Monsters Diamond, Pocket Monsters Pearl, Remindelight, DS Joushiki Nanmon no Shou, DS Kanji no Shou, DS Keisan no Shou, Zaidanhoujin Nippon Kanji Nouryoku Kentei
  PSP Boku wa Koukuu Kanseikan: Airport Hero Naha, Boxer's Road 2: The Real, Chronicle of Dungeon Maker, Eiyuu Densetsu: Sora no Kiseki FC 
  PS2 .hack//G.U. Vol. 2: Kimi Omou Koe, .hack//G.U. Vol. 2: Kimi Omou Koe 8MB Card, Pop'n Music 13 Carnival, Quartett Regular and Limited Edition, School Heaven Okawari!, Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 28: Tetris Collection
  TOYS Kingdom Hearts 2 Play Arts, Super Black Jack Rio Figure 
  X360 Project Sylpheed
Summary NCS resumes the SOTD and starts off with Saturn controllers, Red Dreamcast controllers, and PC-Engine Multi-taps. All in new condition. Preorders are opened for the Chocobo Magical Book Plush, Virtual On Marz: Fei-Yen Model Kit, Voltron Diecast Figure, Calendars 2007, Dekirukana Hats Redesigned by Devilrobots, Doraemon 12 Stars Plush, He is my Master Maid's Uniform, Kinnikuman Mask, Nyoro-Nyoro Figure, SD Gundam Board Game, Catch the Dots: Twinbee, Ghost in the Shell: Motoko Kusanagi 1/8 Scale Figure, Samurai Spirits Mina Majikina 1/5 Scale Figure, Melty Blood Act Cadenza ver. B - Naomi GD-ROM preorders, Bruce Lee: Game of Death, Macross Plus YF-19, Nanase Koi PVC Figure, Culdcept Saga and Super Robot Wars XO, News from the Tokyo Game Show 2006
09.18.06 NDS Gintama DS: Yorozuya Daisoudou, Yuu Yuu Hakusho DS: Ankoku Bujutsukai Hen
  PC Sakura Taisen Premium Edition
  PSP Blocks Club Portable with Bumpy Trot, Metal Gear Solid: Bande Dessinee, Mihiro's Sexy Casino, Yua Aida's Sexy Casino
  PS2 Chaos Wars, Kamisama Kazoku, Harukanaru Jikuu no Ichi de Mai Ichi Yoru, Harukanaru Jikuu no Ichi de Mai Ichi Yoru Limited Edition 
Summary Preorders open up for an Asuka Langley coldcast, Dots Collection: Nintendo version, Mario Mouse v2.0, Monsieur Bome Vol. 18, Capcom Girls Statue 3: Cammy, Super Mario Bros Mats, Bleach Plush Series 4, Naruto Plush Series 6, Dragon Quest Dot Monsters Magnets, Dragon Quest Figure Collection Legend, Runaway Brain Mickey Mouse, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Plush, Super Mario Bros Plush with Voice, Xbox 360 HD DVD Preorders, Kamen Rider 35th Anniversary Zippo, New Super Mario Bros Cushions, New Super Mario Bros v2.0 Plushes, Nintendo Controller Microphone, Super Mario Vol. 2 Vinyl Figure
09.11.06 BOOK Rockman Zero Complete Works
  NDS Earphone Microphone, Nounenrei: Nou Stress Kei Atama Scan, Wi-Fi Taiou: Yakuman
  PSP Ridge Racers 2 
  PS2 Godhand, Metal Slug 6, Minna no Tennis, Rurouni Kenshin: Enjou! Kyoto Rinne, SP2000 Vol. 106: The Block Kuzushi Quest, SP2000 Vol. 107: The Honoo no Kakutou Banchou
Summary Distributors in Japan start preorders for Jump Ultimate Stars and NCS follows suit. Preorders are also opened up for a number of new and interesting products such as the Animal Crossing Ichiban Kuji, the Aquapict, an Alter Motoko Kusanagi figure, a Dragon Quest Dungeon R board game, and  Animal Crossing Alarm Clocks as well as Animal Crossing Finger Puppets. A shipment of Rockman Zero Complete Works books finally arrive after traveling around the southern United States for a week...
09.04.06 ETC Net Cash Card
  NDS Idaten Jump, Unou no Tatsujin: Hirameki Kosodate My Angel 
  PSP Blood+ Final Peace, Kangaeru Exit, Pilot ni Naru! Flying All Stars, Taiko no Tatsujin Portable 2, Tales of Phantasia: Full Voice Edition
  TOYS Caltoy UJ Whales, Convoy X Melissa, Mina Majikina 1/8 scale PVC figure, Makaimura Mini Dots, Namco Dot Graph Figure, New Super Mario DS Plushes, Nintendo DS Lite Strap Set, Spongebob Sponges, Real Action Heroes Captain Udon, Mon-sieur Bome Vol. 14 Kasumi 
  X360 Kengo Zero
Summary Preorders are opened up for a Star Wars R2-D2 trashcan which not only looks great but serves a function as well. A number of other preorders are also opened up for Animal Crossing products, Oanechan Bara Gashapon, and Street Fighter Sound Drops.
08.28.06 MAG Famitsu Wave DVD October 2006
  NDS Akiyama Jin Kyouju Kanshuu: Zennou JinJin, Black NDS Lite, Kokoro wo Yasumeru Otona no Nurie DS, Mogitate Tingle no Barairo Rupee Land, Super Operation Machine MG
  PC Phantasy Star Universe
  PS2 Biohazard 4 Best, Biohazard Code Veronica Premium Edition, Blood+ One Night Kiss + Bonus Bookmark, Devil May Cry Best, Eve: New Generation [Regular and Deluxe Pack], Guitar Freaks Masterpiece Silver, Kamiwaza, Phantasy Star Universe  
  PSP Bubble Bobble Evolution, Valhalla Knights
Summary NCS starts preorders for a 3D Rio pad and a number of Dead or Alive and Rio cushions and other products. The price of the Final Fantasy III Crystal Edition bundles drops by about US$50 but NCS expect additional price drops in the next week or two if buyers don't rush in at the new price level. By the end of the week, we find that many buyers accept the new price and start confirming their preorders with NCS.
08.21.06 NDS Final Fantasy III, Final Fantasy III Crystal Edition, Rune Factory
  PS2 planetarian, Strawberry Panic!, Strawberry Panic Limited Edition, Wrestle Angels: Survivor 
  PSP Guilty Gear Judgment, King's Field Additional II, Simple 2500 Series Vol. 7: The Kanji Quiz, Tama-Run
Summary Prices of the Final Fantasy III Crystal Edition bundle are sent into low level orbit. NCS advises customers to wait it out and see if prices return to normal in the next 1-2 weeks. NCS opens up preorders for a large Cinnamoroll plush, Detective Evangelion for the PS2, and Net Cash Cards for Phantasy Star Universe which ships next week.
08.14.06 NDS Quiz Kirameki Star Road 
  PS2 Melty Blood Act Cadenza
  X360 Sengoku Musou 2 
Summary Late shipments of Melty Blood Act Cadenza finally arrive after some airport issues from last week. NCS posts up a play test of the Pocket Dream Console from Takara-Tomy and preorders are opened for Caltoy UJ Seals, Domokun Sponges, Devil World Dots, and Dot-Pin toys featuring Nightmare Before Christmas and Stitch.
08.07.06 GBA Rhythm Heaven
  NDS Chuugaku Eitango Target 1800 DS, Eitango Target 1900 DS, DS Opera Browser, Kirarin Revolution: KiraKira Idol Audition, Nounai Kakusei Honeycomb Beat, Pachi-Slot Hokuto no Ken SE, Puzzle Series Vol. 4: Kakuro
  PS2 Blood+ Souyoku Battle Rinbukyoku, Kamaitachi no Yoru 3, Growlanser V Generations, Simple2000 Series Vol. 104: The Robot Tsuku Rouze!, SP2000 Series Vol. 105: The Maid Fuku to Kikanjuu
  PSP Jissen Pachi-Slot Hisshouhou! Hokuto no Ken SE, Twelve ~ Sengoku Fuushinden [Best]
Summary NCS opens up preorders for Animal Crossing touch pens, Melty Blood trading figures, and a pair of Tsukasa Bullet figures. We also finally receive the Nintendo DS browser and Kamaitachi no Yoru 3 after some delays. Towards the end of the week, our shipments of Melty Blood Act Cadenza get caught up in the airport precautions and are rescheduled for next week.
07.31.06 DVD Insanity DVD The Lunatic Ibara
  ETC Nintendo Art Clock, Prinny Head Gear
  MAG Famitsus PSP Vol. 5 with bonus UMD, Famitsu Wave DVD September 2006
  NDS Atsumare! Power Pro Kun DS Koshien, Chain Puzzle Trion Cube, Insect Story, Starfox Command
  PS2 The Fuhyou: Senjou no Inu Tachi, Growlanser V Generations, Pachislot Hokuto no Ken, Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 2, Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side 2 Memory Card, Fuun Bakumatsuden BEST, Phantom Brave BEST, Wizardry Gaiden
  PSP Carnage Heart Portable, Every Extend Extra, Goku Makaimura, Numpla & Oekaki Puzzle, Baito Hell BEST, Monster Hunter Portable BEST, SD Gundam G Generation Portable
  TOYS Bubble Bobble Dots, Caltoy UJ Turtles, Monsieur Bome Vol. 13, New Super Mario Bros Seals, One Piece Swimming Style, SR-DX Nina Williams figure + diorama, Kinnikuman Muscle Suit, Real Action Heroes: Rocketeer v2.0, Sherbets Plushes 
  X360 Bomberman Act Zero, Senko no Ronde Regular Edition, Zegapain XOR
Summary A busy week in the middle of the summer as a flood of new import software and toys arrive.
07.24.06 CD Valkyrie Profile Silmeria OST Vol. 2
  GBA Bit Generations Series 2: Coloris, Bit Generations Series 2: Orbital, Bit Generations Series 2: Digidrive, Bit Generations Series 2: Soundvoyage
  NDS DS Card Jacket, Kouchuu Ouja Mushi King: Greatest Champion 2, Mario Basketball 3 on 3, Nintendo DS Stand, Smart Pouch DS Lite [Pokemon Variants], Stylist Case DS Lite, Touch Pen Max, Touch Pencil, Tamagotchi no Puchi Puchi Omisechi Gohikini
  PS2 The Chikyuu Boueigun Tactics, Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix Max, Sengoku Basara 2
  PSP Derby Stallion P, Let's Go By Train Pocket! Toukaidou Line
  X360 Shutokou Battle X, Bullet Witch
Summary NCS opens up preorders for Catch the Dots: Sonson,  GuitarFreaks & DrumMania Masterpiece Silver LE preorders, Star Wars 501st Clone Trooper, Rockman Zero Official Complete Works, Dreamcast Wristwatch, Doraemon Sleep, Robby the Robot & Transporter and an Ichigo Mashimaro: Miu Matsuoka figure. We also throw up a Valkyrie Profile Artifact Box photo gallery in case anyone's interested.
07.17.06 CD Valkyrie Profile Silmeria OST Vol. 1
  H/W XRGB-3 Upscan Converter
  NDS Cargo Pocket DS Lite, DS Card Porter, DS Seminar: Perfect Ability of English, DS Seminar: Perfect Ability of Kanji, Mawasunda, Naruto RPG 3, Noble Pink Nintendo DS Lite, Shaberu! DS Cooking Navi, Touch! Bomberman Land
  PS1 Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Dragon Quest 4, Dragon Quest 7, Final Fantasy VII International, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy Tactics, Saga Frontier, Saga Frontier 2, Seiken Densetsu Legend of Mana, Vagrant Story, Valkyrie Profile
  PS2 Battle Stadium D.O.N, Dragon Ball Z 8M Memory CardDragon Quest V, Dragon Quest VIII, Fire Pro Wrestling Returns [Best], Garou Densetsu Battle Archives Vol. 1, Gunparade Orchestra: Ao no Shou, Star Ocean 3 Director's Cut, Wrestle Kingdom, 
  PSP Bleach: Heat the Soul 3, Bomberman Portable, Jukugon, King's Field Additional I, Tengai Makyo IV, Ultraman Fighting Evolution Zero, An Nanba Cosplay Yakyuken, Rei Amami Cosplay Yakyuken, Kaede Matsushima Cosplay Sexy Yakyuken
Summary NCS opens up preorders for a Shadow of the Colossus coldcast figure and the Final Fantasy III DS Lite Bundle. Temperatures in New York reach triple digits and a few areas suffer blackouts when the local utility can't deal.
07.10.06 ETC FFVII Advent Children Reunion Files, FFXII Zippo "Judge," FFXII Silver Pendant Vaan, Nono Nekomiya Pillow 
  GC Battle Arena D.O.N arrives on Saturday
  GBA Bit Generations Series 1: Boundish, Dialhex, Dotstream
  PS2 Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 13, Matching Maker 2, Persona 3 + Bonus Desktop CD, R-Type Final [Best], Sarugechu: Million Monkeys, Yu Yu Hakusho Forever [Best]
  PSP LocoRoco, LocoRoco Pouch
  TOY Animal Crossing House Gashapon, DOTs Mario Bros v2.0, Mickey and Minnie Happy Wedding Plushes, Pinky Street Sakura Taisen, Star Wars Kubrick Series 6
Summary The Gamecube version of Battle Arena D.O.N arrives a few days early and NCS ships all preorders on Saturday. NCS opens up preorders for the Star Wars Kubrick Series 7 and the fourth production of Phoenix Wright ships on July 26, 2006
07.03.06 NDS Brave Story, Milon's Star Puzzle Suite, Rockman ZX
  PS2 Taito Memories Vol. 1 BEST, Xenosaga III, Xenosaga III 8M Memory Card
  PSP Finder Love: Fumina Hara Limited Edition, Finder Love Regular Editions (Aki, Fumina, Risa), Brave Story, Nana, Tekken Dark Resurrection
  TOY Excellent Model Series: Blood+ Saya Otonashi, Capcom Girls Statue: Lei Lei, Doraemon Jambox, Monsieur Bome Vol. 11 Jungle Emmy Combat Repaint
Summary NCS cancels Loco Roco for the European PSP and imports the Asian version instead. The Asian version of LR includes a bonus cloth bag and contains English subtitles so it's a win-win situation. NCS opens preorders for Disney Color DOTs, Gun X Sword Trading figures, and a Mina Majikina 1/8 scale figure.
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