This means, you may sometimes see an image of an opened, used item. Read it anyway, it's good for you. 1540: Early traders arrive in Japan with mixed results.. All rights to illustration and content reserved. We take pride in offering you authentic Japanese products (with an occasional exception, where stated).
We've established ourselves as one of the most trusted names in bridging the gap between you and the Japanese market (we were serving online buyers of Japanese goods back when Netscape was still cool, and printers came with ribbons). It is for this reason, we are humbled by your visit and the prospect of being able to serve you. All of us at Kupiku.
For those about to read, we salute you! Is this CD in Japanese? If Bon Jovi releases a new album world-wide, naturally, most countries will issue their own CDs. Needless to say, Bon Jovi won't record their new album in Japanese for the Japanese market, in Swedish for the Swedish market, and so on.The music will be exactly the same on a Japanese CD, as it would be on a U. Japanese booklets usually have extras (more photos, higher-quality paper, sometimes an additional booklet for the Japanese fans, and- as most collectors will attest to, the mastering and sound quality on Japanese editions is usually superior). There's a reason why "Made in Japan" has commanded premium prices in virtually every product category for the last 30 years or so. Is this an actual photo of the CD?
Don't worry, we're seasoned veterans and collectors ourselves. The edition advertised is the edition you will receive. Will this Japanese CD play on my American CD player?
To begin with, chances are, you don't own an American CD player. Take a look at the back: it probably says Made in China (or if you're and audiophile, Made in Japan). That aside, music CDs were not region-coded like many DVDs. Is this CD complete with all original accessories?The CD, inserts, obi, and case are of course included. Please note that we occasionally use stock images (thus, it is possible the stock photo may show a new CD or a used one without obi: however the CD being offered here, a user former rental shop CD complete with obi). Why is this so expensive? This is so much more than what it originally cost when it was new.. We don't price our items: the market does. It usually comes down to supply vs. Our prices are based solely on what these items sell for today in Japan.
I noticed a sudden change in your price. Our prices shift (both upwards and downwards) almost daily. If you find a great price- lock it in, by placing it your order right away. Cheekiness aside, everyone operates their business differently.
We prefer keeping our prices as competitive as possible instead. Offering you the best prices on rare Japanese goods, is our way of giving you more. If you would like tracking with your order, please select Expedited service at Checkout.
If you do not see the option- wait for our invoice (do not pay until you see our invoice with the s&h service you prefer). This item is in the category "Music\CDs". The seller is "dudewheresmyobi" and is located in this country: JP.This item can be shipped worldwide.