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Spring 2018 Mega Retro Game Hunts across Japan

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on April 21, 2018 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Been a busy time for me, Plenty of travelling to many differnet parts of Japan  by car and by trains. Never travellled so extensively before in my search of gaming goodness. It all pays off and i have been getting some amzing stuff, most to sell as usual but also a few things added to my collection.

Trying to get as much varied retro as possible and itnis working out well. Most sales now are from my Facebook page but i am remaining committed to list as much as possible in my eBay s...

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September 2017, working so hard in The Retro wonderland.

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on September 13, 2017 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Well, i'm working harder than ever on selling retro. Also making my biggest efforts ever to keep hunting the best gear,

Been travelling to further locations like Tokyo recently, it's hard work but i enjoy it and it pays off for me. Concentrating on shifting tons of overstocks, games with flaws etc over the next few months. Resumption of Bargain bundles are the start of the clearout, great way to shift gear and great bargains for buyers.

I will get back to work until next time guy...

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Summer 2017

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on June 10, 2017 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

My life is just WORK WORK WORK and working out right now.

Posting most ever in the store and will keep doing so for a long time.

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Spring/Summer 2016

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on June 4, 2016 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (4)

Too busy these days to write blogs. Non stop work buying, selling and packing. Selling mostly on facebook now where i do daily pics, the rest of the stuff is either sold on eBay or on this site.

I 'll keep hunting and listing the gear as much as i can and i won't stop.


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Steve

March update

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on March 4, 2014 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Almost Spring time, been a cold and busy winter, seems like the milder weather is arriving, Japanese Spring time is great.

Top new stuff going into the store lately and it is proving very popular and sells well.Trying to get a good mix of cheaper and more expensive stuff listed this year and maybe more hardware.

New listings

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on February 1, 2014 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Been working hard with all aspects of the business and doing well.

Going to start doing blogs on the first of each month so people know i am still about and the site is up to date.

Have been listing a lot more stuff lately, and plenty more to come this month with some top stuff already lined up and ready to list.


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Moving to the next level

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on September 12, 2013 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Over a year since i wrote a blog! Been so busy building the business that i haven't had much time for anything else.

Sales are better than ever and hopefully will continue this way. Am building the stock in the web store now like no time before. This is mostly due to the new fee increases on ebay Uk which make cheaper items no longer viable to sell on the site. This stuff and a lot of others will now be moved to the webstore, and the amount and variety of items will grow and at the same...

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2013 in retro gaming heaven

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on April 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Been far too long since my last blog. Never been so busy in my life but it is good fun.

All things have been going to plan as far as the business goes, in fact better than planned. My eBay store and webstore have better sales than ever also doing plenty of private deals. It is hard to keep listing good stuff that people want, there are less stores dealing with retro all the time but still plenty more than in other countries.

Wish i had more time to list more in webstore but i hard...

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Lovely summer retro time

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on August 14, 2012 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Been really long since i last posted. Have been the most busy ever, working hard every day to make the business better.

The summer has been really hot so far and the heat has caused me some problems, i don`t cope well at all with it. I have been gaming a lot though and growing my retro collection , mostly  AES lately.

Started using Spotify, mostly to rediscover old tunes i usd to like and a few new ones. I like my music as well as gaming,footy and foods. On the subject of foo...

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It's the rainy gaming season in Japan.

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on June 15, 2012 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Been a while since i last wrote, this is due to me being so much more busier these days. 

Just started the rainy season  here in Japan, with lots of rain and humdity which i hate.Japanese weather is very queer and also very irritating for me.Won'r\t let things like that distract me from living out my retro dream though and hopefully helping other live theirs at the best prices.

My own collection is growing nicely as i work harder and harder to make a living and i reward ...

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Spring time and the retro dream grows ever bigger.

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on May 5, 2012 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (3)

Spring finally arrived in Japan after awful weather for most of the winter. Spring is laso a time for spring cleaning which is something i am doing and starting to list again the ever popular bargain bundles.

This year is a year of massive concentration of sales outside of eBay, on here, on Facebook and privately. My ebay store is down in size from an average of 1,200 items to 650 now.Many games that would have been listed on eBay will now be here at a cheaper price of course. I am also...

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Non stop retro gaming in West Japan

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on March 31, 2012 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)

How busy can someone be in their daily life? Well, maybe not much busier than i have been since the start of the year. Much time has been spent finding new stock and working out what retro stuff is the most popular. This takes upa  lot more time than most would assume. This work pays off well though in better sales and showing me what  to concentrate on for selling in the webstore and on ebay.

I have also managed a bit of time to get some gaming in mostly on PCE,MD and NGCD. l...

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Winter retro gaming in Japan

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on February 20, 2012 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

It is snowy retro time here in West Japan. Have been buying a lot of decent retro and even keeping some for myself. A lot of very good stuff i have been putting in the webstore and it is proving very popular, sales have never been better. Am continuing to list more in the webstore and less on eBay, my stock on eBay has gone down from 1,300 to below 800 now. I am concentrating on more popular, higher priced stuff on eBay. Having a big store with a lot of cheaper stuff is no longer cost effecti...

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Retro gaming plans for 2012

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on January 1, 2012 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Last blog was far too long ago, but i have been working harder than ever. I have many plans for this year for both the webstore, eBay and other means.

I am selling more all the time via Facebook, many new arrivals are offered there first, esepcially higher end rare items. Invite me to be a friend and join in the retro buying fun. You can message me there privately if you do not want your buys made public.

On eBay i am listing itmes that i have found to be best sellers and give me...

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Too busy to blog!!!

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on November 18, 2011 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Massive gap since last blog, this is mostly due to my massive workload.  More sales than ever on all venues which is not surprising considering the quality of gear i am finding lately. All these sales mean i am working harder than ever and that includes finding new stock.

Many sellers have jacked in this business and i cannot blame them, especially thosethat only use eBay. Too many middle men thes days. If i sell cheaper items on eBay i can end up pay over 28% in Bay and Paypa...

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Hardcore retro listings from Japan.

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on September 9, 2011 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Back again after more hard work, great sales and more top buys. Business is going far better than planned with best  ever sales continuing. Am starting to put more work into website now, especially regarding the store with lots of great retro bring listed and there will be more bargain bundles soon which have proved to be the stores best seller.

Continuing to work hard find new stock and sources and it is going well even though there are less places selling retro now, bloody hard w...

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Busy retro gaming times in Japan.

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on August 24, 2011 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Been a little while since the last blog. Celebrated my birthday, great wins for Crystal Palace, excellent sales and some great new stock. Have again been far too busy to do much work on website. I have over 500 items ready to list on this site, as much time as possible will be devoted ro this site and that includes promoting it. I have many new items to add to the bargain bundles section of the webstore, so keep a look out please.

The summer has again been really hot here...

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Building up the video game stock

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on August 5, 2011 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Last blog i was writing about buying games but this is about how i sort out the games that i buy. First thing i usually do is seperate peoples orders from the rest of the games. I get many requests for items and am of course always on the look out for those at the best prices. Next i select games in three ways, the largest section will be for eBay, next is for webstore and then games i may like for myself. Somtimes i buy other stuff unrelated to gaming, maybe foodstuffs or toys that i may hav...

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Game hunting in Japan

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on July 20, 2011 at 10:41 PM Comments comments (0)

Writing this blog before i go out on a very long trip to buy more retro.Usually i spend a lot of time buying tons of stock in the summer. Because of this i have less time to work on website and also but i put in as much time as possible on both.

These trips involve a lot of planning, Japan is easy to travel by car but things must be considered ie; How quicker is the highway than normal roads and is that particular highway toll value for money.I always take a flask of tea (milk tea) with...

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Too hot to handle in retro Japan.

Posted by japaneseretrovideogames on July 8, 2011 at 8:48 PM Comments comments (0)

Been away from writing for far too long. The weather here has been far too hot for comfort and gard work is a struggle.

There have been problems with the site and especially with images. Hopefully this has now been fully resolved, it has been very frustrating and annoying for me.I  wasted a lot of time trying to sort out the site when i could have been busy working on it. I haven`t listed as much as planned but i am now making up for that with some good stock going instore almost d...

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