Monthly Archives: June 2007

Bape and SuperHero Collaboration!

BAPE’s newest limited edition sweatshirts are inspired by Nigo’s love for comics.

Batman, Superman and The Flash will go on sale this fall.
The Batman hoody is specially made to re-create Batman’s ears and is priced at $439.
The Flash and Superman sweaters will be $351.

Each one comes with a little superhero toy.

Check out more rare, limited items on YJ:
Bathing Ape

Via Hypebeast

Another Mega Sandwich Hits Japan!

The Mega Mac discussed here, the four beef patty, cheese, dressing, 754 calorie, 45.9 grams of fat burger was such a big hit in Japan that they have now introduced the MEGA TERIYAKI!

Not to be outdone by its’ predecessor, the Mega Teriyaki boasts 903 calories and 64.3 grams of fat. The burger is two pork patties, teriyaki sauce and a sweet lemon mayonnaise.

McDonald’s also has a progress page, comparing the sales of the two Mega Burgers

If you are a collector of McDonald’s toys, YJ has a ton HERE

Via Calorie Lab

Studio Ghibli New Film Website & Trailer Released!

Studio Ghibli and Ioue Naohisa joint venture film- Iblard Jikan now has its own website with trailers of the upcoming film.

The trailer link is located here. The movie will be released straight to DVD and Blu Ray on the 4th of July.

Ioue Naohisa is best known for his artwork in Whisper of the Heart.

Please visit YJ for your Favorite Studio Ghibli Items:

Studio Ghibli

Whisper of the Heart

Blog Posts of Interest:
Ponyo On A Cliff
Miyazaki Films

Order the DVDS July 4th!


Johnny Depp Lends his Voice to Anime Doraemon Pirates Special!

Johnny Depp will guest voice on Doraemon A Pirates Special broadcasting on Friday June 29th.
His role will be of Pirate Captain Johnny and is similar to his infamous role of Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean blockbuster trilogy.

The show is mum on when his cameo appearance will appear in the one hour special.

Doraemon on YJ
Pirates on YJ

Via Anime News Network

Rinkya Announces Auto Bid- The Only Auto Bidder for YJ Auctions!

Rinkya– has announced our upgraded version of MyRinkya!
MyRinkya served as your premier auction watchlist program but now can also perform auto bids for your most desired auctions!

Auto bidding allows the user to select the time and date of their bids in advance.

No more staying up late or setting alarms for ungodly auction end times!
Going on vacation? Set your bids up in advance!
Change your mind? You can cancel your auto bid up to 30 seconds before it is placed!

Rinkya has wiped out the distance barrier to Japan auctions, the language barrier and now has eliminated the time difference barrier as well- making bidding on YJ auctions easier than before!

Auto Bid is only available for Rinkya Gold Members, but we are currently accepting members for a free trial upgrade!

Rules and all the legalities…

Auto bids can only be canceled because the bid is not placed on YJ until the programmed time.
Normal bids are placed immediately and canNOT be canceled.
Once a bid is on YJ, you cannot retract.

Some auctions have time extension, auto bids are not recommended for time extension auctions, as it is unknown how long a seller will want to extend time on an auction.

Auto Bids fall under all Rinkya’s rules and regulations as determined by our TOS.

Thundercats Movie in the Pipelines!

A CGI Thundercats is being created and already has a script, from newcomer Paul Sopocy.

So be on the lookout for more news on Lion-O and the rest of the group!

Thundercats was a successful 80s cartoon and comic book, a large part of the animation was created by what would become the renowned Studio Ghibli.

Cels from the original Thuundercats series are few and far between on YJ but VERY desired!

Search Thundercats on YJ


RoboGames International Robot Competition!

The world’s largest robot competition takes place this coming weekend in California, USA. Robots from around the globe compete in over 70 different events.
Events include soccer, kung fu, and sumo wrestling.

Pictured above are event medal winners, Sony Aibos playing soccers, and robots in combat- all from last year’s events!

Japan’s Gold medal winner “Plen” is expected to add roller skating and skateboarding to his many talents in this year’s games.

The International Robot Games are listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest robot competition in the world.
The games began in 2004 as a way to draw attention to the many different robot engineer creators and perhaps build on the ideas of others.

Search Japanese Robots here and bid today on your favorites:
Beer Robots
Sony Aibos

Via Press Release

Visit Robo Games

Nintendo DS Lite New Yellow Pokemon Color!

Just two weeks ago, Nintendo DS Lite introduced new colors available only in Japan.

They now introduce the Yellow Pokemon DS lite edition adorned with Pikachu!

Only available through a lottery at the Japanese Pokemon Center in Tokyo, however, these will be sure to make their way to Yahoo Japan auctions.
This DS Lite is a limited edition.

Like Nintendo?
Check out other Blog Posts:
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon
Nintendo Movie
Super Paper Mario Wii

Or get some rare goods on YJ:
Pokemon on YJ