Konami Digital Entertainment has announced the 20th anniversary commemoration project of “Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Card Game” celebrating the 20th anniversary in 2019.
“Yu-Gi-Oh Official Card Game” began selling from Konami Digital Entertainment in 1999 and has delivered fun of trading card games to so many users for about 20 years. Currently, it is available in 75 countries in 9 languages, mainly in Japan, North America, Europe, and it is enjoyed by users all over the world.
Following are some of the planned releases and excitement ahead.
Production of pure gold & sterling silver “Blue Eyes White Dragon” card
As a Yu-Gi-Oh! player, we all know what the Blue Eyes White Dragon represents. It is Kaiba Seto’s favourite card and like the Dark Magician, it represents the Yu-Gi-Oh! Card game. Konami is planning to re-release this card in both pure 24k gold and sterling silver. It is estimated that the sterling silver version will be worth more than the pure gold one. However, no official news on how to obtain the item is released yet, so keep an eye to this space if you’re looking to get one (heads up, when Pokemon announced its pure 24k original Pikachu card, it had a price of 200,000 yen on it, which is roughly $2,408.49 Australian Dollars, so you won’t be expecting any less for the Blue Eyes with gold price going up each day).
The “Starter Deck” scheduled to be released on Saturday, March 24, will be accompanied by a 20th anniversary token card (6 types in total) in the first run production.
About 30 kinds of original rare cards, which back in the days, cards such as the “Female Swordsman Canaan” and “Blue Eyes White Dragon (Chinese version)” were very hard to get (given out in events only and in limited numbers).
A 20th Anniversary Edition has been released which re-introduced popular cards.
Ultra strong new cards has been added to the series, which includes holographic rare, extra secret rare, secret rare, collector’s rare, ultimate rare, ultra rare, super rare as rare specifications.
For full card list, please see here
To purchase, please visit https://www.jtoys.com.au/product/yu-gi-oh-ocg-rarity-collection/
Guide D-1 Grand Prix ==================================================================================
Link to D-1 Grand Prix can be found here: http://digimon.net/20th/d1/
Content 1. Registering Bandai Namco ID 2. Registering Digimon 3. CPU Battles 4. D-1 Grand Prix (Updated 22 July 2017)
1. Registering Bandai Namco ID
For those who do not have a Bandai Namco ID, you can use the “New User Registration” button to register an account. The instructions are in english hence I will not post step by step instruction here. In the Region/Country selection, I choose Japan. Note that the Region/Country selection cannot be changed after registration. I read somewhere D-1 Grand Prix is only for Residents from Japan, to avoid any issue down the line, I selected Japan as my Region/Country.
After completing registration from e-mail sent by Bandai Namco, login with your email address and password.
2. Registering Digimon
You need to register Digimon from you Digimon 20th Anniversary Version V-Pet before you can start any battle.
Hover your mouse to the “Digimon Album”, on the drop down menu, you’ll see (1) List of Digimon, (2)Digimon Registration. Use (2), to register your Digimon.
On the Digimon Registration page, Insert name you have chosen when you first start your Digimon Ver. 20th Anniversary V-Pet Don’t worry if you have forgotten your input, it can be found on your V-pet devicego to “Album” (The open book icon on your V-Pet) Go to “Album” Your name can be found on the 4th Selection (なまえ）
Password can also be found in “Album” from your V-pet Use first selection in “Album” (デジモン） Select digimon using “A” button then “B” twice to display 16 digit password
You will see the following screen if you have completed your registration. If you get an different screen, if could be that you have input the wrong name and password. Double check your name and password from your V-pet.
Japanese Katagana character can be confusing for none Japanese speaker
Japanese character to look out for: ソ & ン:These are especially confusing, to the left you have Katagana for “so” and to the right “n” (pronounced as erm replacing m with ng) ヤ & ャ: Pay attention to the size of characters, on the left you have “ya” and on the right you have (what I would like to call) small “ya” which act as pronunciation modified for other characters. シ & ジ: Here you have “shi” & “ji”, the difference being the ” on top right of character ヘベペ: Here it’s “he”, “be” and “pe” with the last character having a degree sign on the top right
Pro-tip: If you click on the 2nd button, “Continue Registration”, you will be brought to the previous page with your name already pre-filled for you thus saving your time and effort searching for the right character again and again.
Registered Digimon comes in 3 varying strength namely 1 Star to 3 Star. This actually corresponds to the number of heart you have on the strength state (きんりょうく）
Pro-tip: You should train your Digimon to full strength before registering it in the D-1 Grand Prix.
You can register the same Digimon multiple time, however only one version of the same Digimon can be registered for the D-1 Grand Prix.
Below you see a screenshot showing the message you’ll see when you try to register the same Digimon twice.
3. CPU Battles
If you have been following the guide, you now have Digimon registered for D-1 Grand Prix. On CPU Battles page, you may select 2 registered Digimon for CPU Battles. Each day you will be given 5 chances to battle against CPU.
Note that losing a match counts towards the 5 matches you have each day so make it count!
After you have confirm your Digimon you would like to use for CPU Battles, on the next page you can select the CPU opponents to battle. ?? indicate opponents not yet unlock. You unlock more opponents/matches as you win matches in CPU Battles.
On this page, confirm CPU Digimon selection
On the next screen, click on the “Battle” word to start the battle
After the match, you can either view Battle records or Return to CPU Battle page
4. D-1 Grand Prix
D-1 Grand Prix is now open for registration. Clicking on the first icon, D-1 Grand Prix will lead you to the following screen.
Before you do anything, I recommend you read “Event Outline” as translated below
From my understanding, the winner’s prize is an original illustration and High Achiever’s Prize (or Top Ranking Prize) is a copy of original illustration. Both are physical copies which will be mailed to you after the tournament ends.
In the final tournament, out of 8 players competing in the quarterfinals, 4 winners will then compete until one victor emerges. The 3 players will get “High Achiever Prize” and the victor will of get the “Winner’s Prize” No prizes for preliminary matches.
This is quite straightforward, it will be the same as what you do for CPU battles, except in this case, I am not sure if you are allowed to change your Digimon once you register them for the Grand Prix, so choose wisely!
The note below “Register Adress info” are translated as follows: *Address Registration can be done at anytime *After recipients of “Winner’s Prize” and “High Achiever Prize” has been decided, recipients have 10 days to register for Address Information Failure to register before the deadline will result in loss of rights to the prices, so please be careful! *Delivery of Prizes will be done in phases at the end of tournament, after addresses has been confirmed.
The above translates as follows:
Rule *Each tournament consists of a maximum of 32 player (Website uses Block to quantify the tournament, i.e. 1 block of tournament has a maximum of 32 player tournament format) *Victor of preliminary round 1 will be selected to proceed to preliminary round 2 *The last remaining block will become the Final Tournament (where High Achiever and Winner will be selected) High Achiever and Winner of this Final Tournament will receive the “High Achiever Prize” and “Winner’s Prize”
*Depending on the number of particiipants, number of preliminary rounds, number of tournaments, participants in each tournaments may change
All info above taken from 20th Anniversary V-Pet Thread. Posted by HoLYGabriel; 07-22-2017 at 03:45 AM.
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Brown Exclusive: Agumon Anime Egg. Obtainable after you Obtain Zubamon’s egg. The only way to get Omegamon. Hidden Egg Dorumon.
Grey Exclusive: Gabumon Anime Egg. Same as the Brown in obtaining. Connecting the two colors allows you to copy the anime spirit which will help you obtain Omegamon. Still not sure if both versions have the eggs and will unlock or not. Hidden Egg Dorumon.
Alphamon Version: Lunamon Egg. Contains Bakemon. Hidden Egg Dorumon.
Zubamon Version: Meicoomon Egg. Contains Plotmon and Drimogemon. Hidden Dorumon.
Omegamon Version: Coronamon Egg. Haven’t seen any exclusive sprites yet. Hidden Dorumon.
The only way to get Dorumon is to connect the three new colors to a brown or grey. Only way to obtain Alphamon.
Connecting Alphamon and Omegamon allows you to copy to get those versions exclusives. Both are needed to get NovaGracemon.
—– Credits to 20th Anniversary V-Pet Thread Discussion Tips Etc
Bandai have just announced there will be two new digivices set to release in 2018. We will be accepting preorders from 9 January 2018 until allocation exhausts.
For those who are interested in picking up the BROWN/GRAY version, you can place your order here. These will be sourced for you from Japan directly, it will take approx 3 weeks to arrive. Price may change depending on whats available in the market.
For those who wish to purchase the new colours – YELLOW, WHITE and BLACK. Our allocation have sold-out on preorder so we can only source them from Japan directly once the item has been released. Please get in touch with us here to express your interest. New stock will arrive in early January. For those who have already purchased on preorder, these will come most likely in early January as they are scheduled for shipment at the end of November, but due to Xmas closures in December the shipment may/may not be delayed.
Its that time of the year where the festive season is in the air!
This year we will be closed from 23 December 2017 to 7 January 2018, so our last shipment of orders will leave on 22nd December. However, order cut-offs will be on 20 December to ensure we have enough time to process them. Please ensure you leave yourself enough time for deliveries if you wish to receive your order by Christmas.
Please see Australia Post‘s website for further details with Christmas deliveries.
LOCAL PICKUPS CBD cut-offs is on 13 December, but pickups in Balwyn North and Hawthorn East will be available till 22 December.
Need to prep for Secret Santa or Xmas Gift? This year we’ve made gifting easy by separating our categories to Under $20, Under $50, Under $100 and $100 or more.
DECEMBER SHIPMENT Due to potential custom delays and post office closure/delays in both Japan and Australia, we will be moving our December shipment to early December instead of the usual mid-month delivery. Which means any release that gets released by end of November may potentially miss out on the shipment and arrive in our January shipment instead.
JANUARY SHIPMENT We will also be bringing forward our January shipment to compensate for the disruption.
For those of you who noticed, zipPay was down on our website for the past couple of days so customers wasn’t able to checkout using their system. However, their team of ninjas got down to the issue quickly and we’re pleased to say the issue is now resolved so everyone can continue to check out using their platform!
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There has been a few queries regarding the latest Pokemon Shining Legends, so this post is to let everyone know what is happening to them.
As of Monday 16 October 2017, JToys currently has stock of the Pikachu Pin Collection and the Elite trainer Box from the Shining Legends series.
Mewtwo Pin Collection and the Premium Collection is expected to come by next week.
All orders with Mewtwo Pin Collection or Premium Collection will be dispatched once these items come in stock.
Thank you everyone for your patience 🙂
Following are arriving in our November shipment A Lot of Mimikyu Collection LINK: https://www.jtoys.com.au/product/a-lot-of-mimikyu-collection/
Pokemon: Helpful Desktop Figures 2 LINK: https://www.jtoys.com.au/product/pokemon-helpful-desktop-figures-2/
DRAGON BALL Z
With regards to the release of the SHF Shenrong figure, the figure is due for release in Japan by end of October, so suppliers have informed us that they are expecting stock to arrive by mid-November. So we should have them by mid-late November for dispatch.
With the Figurise SSGSS Goku set, these are expected to come by late October to early November, we have been chasing suppliers with this item and will be able to provide further update when we hear back.
The Ver20th Digimon Digivice in new colors (YELLOW, WHITE, BLACK) are due for release at the end of November, so stock should come by mid-December. Depending on when Australia Post stops for Christmas deliveries, your orders may not arrive till early January. New Year gift!
There have also been queries on whether or not we are able to bring in further stock of the original Brown and Grey VER 20th Digivice. We are happy to announce that we are able to do custom orders for these items, but please get in touch with us here if you wish to purchase one.
We will be expecting Nami, Brook and Luffy from the Figuarts ZERO ONE PIECE 20th Anniversary version to arrive in our November shipment. We will be dispatching these orders in early-mid November.
If there are any queries with regards to your preorders, please feel free to get in touch with us using our contact page or message us directly via facebook.com/jtoysaus
From team JTOYS
While stocks last.
As of 27 September 2017, we have made adjustments to the following terms on our website:
– Local Pickup Deposit Previous: 10% deposit Adjustment: 50% deposit
Please remember deposits are non-refundable if you wish to cancel a preorder. However, if you cancel within 24hours after ordering, a cancellation with full-refund is possible.
– Preorders & Backorders fulfillments Please note the release date displayed on product pages are in reference to the item’s official release date in Japan. We generally receive stock 3-4 weeks after Japan’s initial release due to shipment delays and custom clearance. However, this may vary depending on the product and does not apply to trading cards. Please get in touch with us if you would like to confirm on your orders placed.
– Backorders fulfillments For items with backorder badges on them, we generally will receive stock within 3-4 weeks. But this may vary depending on stock availability at our supplier. Please get in touch with us if you have concerns regarding your order. NOTE! This does not apply to trading cards.
We’ve been hearing a lot of noise over social media in the past week regarding a crossover episode between One Piece and Dragon Ball. Today its been confirmed that this is REALLY GOING TO HAPPEN!
A 1 hour special has been scheduled for One Piece on Sunday 1 October and for Dragon Ball Super on Sunday 8 October. Both will be aired on Fuji TV!
As you can see in the poster above, a stunning illustration has been released featuring Luffy and Goku! With both works being massive hits in Weekly Shonen Jump, each packed with action and adventure, and the image captures this perfectly.
The central text reads “wakuwaku to bouken ga tomaranai.”, meaning, “The excitement and adventure never end.” A panorama version can also be found at Seibu Shinjuku station and Seibu Ikebukuro station platforms for a week beginning on Aug. 28!
The official Twitter accounts for each show are also doing a present campaign through which fans can get autographed posters! If you Retweet the campaign Tweets, you’ll be entered into the raffle to get one signed by Goku and Luffy’s voice actors. Here is One Piece Twitter and Dragon Ball Super Twitter.
Heres an official video below announcing the collaboration:
credits to Tokyo Otaku Mode for the info provided above.