Mark Simmons (scorpio@best.com)
Fri, 29 Oct 1999 14:27:02 -0700


Tomonaga writes,

>Hey Eddie, 4000yen=$38.40 according to the Universal Currency converter, so
>in effect you get the model at the Japanese RRP. The shop isn't losing any
>money selling at this price, since this is the price that regular Japanese
>stores sell at

  and

>I think American Gundam fans (and anime fans) have been severely
>ripped off by American import stores but that's capitalism for you. As long
>as people are willing to pay the price, they are going to milk you for all
>you got.

  Thanks for the field report from the alternate universe where shipping
boxes all the way around the world costs absolutely nothing. <grin>

-- Mark

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