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Re: OT: Getting books from Japan (without getting gouged)

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  • Joseph Saunders
    ... or if ... Erin? what is the link for bk1?? I am new .. thanks Joe
    Message 1 of 12 , Aug 17, 2008
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      --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, Erin Subramanian <esubramanian1@...>
      > kazu maltbie wrote:
      > >actually i found this site that is way better than any other japanese
      > >import site, and it is in english (also has many other languages)...
      > >also you can pay with yen, dollars, or euros.... its
      > >
      > >http://benippon.com
      > >
      > >not only do they have a HUGE selection of mangas, but they have other
      > >things like computers and kotatsu... also if they dont have a manga,
      > >novel, etc. that you are looking for, you can request it and they
      > >usually start stocking it after that....
      > >
      > >i really love this site because you buy them at original japanese
      > >price (for mangas usually 4 dollars) and once you add shipping it
      > >ends up being CHEAPER then buying the english one in the stores in
      > >america! yuri on the other hand is a little more expensive, but it
      > >still is only like $11 (including shipping)... if you are even
      > >THINKING about importing manga, books, etc. then you MUST check this
      > >site out
      > >
      > >
      > It's not necessarily the original Japanese price. I checked several
      > books and they were all marked up above what bk1 charges for them. So
      > it's not just yuri--other books are more expensive there too. If you
      > don't mind paying for the convenience of an English-language site,
      or if
      > you feel you're getting a better exchange rate through here, then go
      > with them. Otherwise, I recommend shopping around before purchasing.
      > Erin

      Erin? what is the link for bk1?? I am new .. thanks
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