Do you think it's TRU?

Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
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David Crowed (sorry, I just had to),
>It seems that this summer
>Bandai whispered in a number of wholesaler's ears that they (Bandai) are
>going to start handling the US distribution of their kits by themselves.
>All by themselves.

The rumour I heard from a reputable anime dealer upon noticing a lack of kits
on his historically overcrowded shelves, is s that Bandai is working a deal to
sell their kits exclusivly in a certain monsteriously large national toy
store chain. He stated that the distributors are already cutting the volumn
models to independent vendors to creat stock for Toys-R-Us.


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