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  1. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    Well to update people on my situation, turns out it never left Japan and they refunded me when I escalated. They didn't really help my situation till I pushed and emailed strongly but they didn't cause me any grief on top of this either regarding refusal to refund or to attempt help. Take from it what you will.
  2. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    Look at it, it never left Japan. It looks like it never arrived in Australia to be scanned first. I know the Australian Post service is normally listed if it touches down in Australia before it is accepted or rejected and sent back.
  3. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    Seeing as I'm from Australia and that it's from Japan to Australia, there shouldn't be a reason for it to go via USPS. It's frustrating that there isn't any help available apart from their Japan one provided- of which it hasn't left their shores during the whole time. They don't respond to you properly via e-mails at all. Unless you threaten to escalate and dispute using Paypal, you don't really get a real reply. Even the replies with Paypal disputes are curt and not consistent- claims that they'll reply are never adhered to unless YOU send the e-mail saying their self imposed deadline has passed and you will contact Paypal. They're a horrible shop that should be avoided at all costs. I'm going to leave a negative review on their Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Bandai-Japan-1590223341196162/reviews/ I encourage you to do the same if you feel their service is unsatisfactory.
  4. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    12/13/2017 14:49 Posting/Collection ASAKUSA TOKYO 111-8799 12/14/2017 09:07 Arrival at outward office of exchange TOKYO INT TOKYO 138-8799 12/15/2017 06:20 Dispatch from outward office of exchange TOKYO INT TOKYO 138-8799 12/30/2017 14:04 Arrival at inward office of exchange KAWASAKIHIGASHI KANAGAWA 219-8799 12/31/2017 09:00 Held by import Customs KAWASAKIHIGASHI KANAGAWA 219-8799 01/01/2018 03:00 Departure from inward office of exchange KAWASAKIHIGASHI KANAGAWA 219-8799 01/03/2018 08:34 Processing at delivery Post Office ASAKUSA TOKYO 111-8799 01/03/2018 Retention ASAKUSA TOKYO 111-8799 Is it just me or this doesn't look right? Why would it go back to Tokyo?
  5. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    The tracking number shows that they started initial shipping over a week after the first e-mail on the 4th of December. The tracking number stated the process didn't start till the 12th. I'm going to see what happens but it's way too long for something that was supposed to come before Christmas. I've ordered products in Japan later than that with similar shipping and they've arrived. Feels sloppy/lazy from their end- don't like being lied to. For all I know it could be a dodgy tracking number in the hopes that my Dispute period expires and I'm out of luck no matter what I do.
  6. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    I wouldn't have posted this or escalated with Paypal if they just responded properly to my e-mail. If you've told me it's shipped on the 4th of December and it's now New Years Eve, that's a long time between drinks without telling me the situation. When I e-mailed about it I didn't get anything more than a generic response that it'd take 10 business days (which has been exceeded) and a tracking number that doesn't match the shipping date e-mailed and still hasn't left Tokyo for over 2 weeks from the 15th despite the fact it was supposedly shipped on the 4th? That's really fishy to me when you don't tell me what's going on despite my e-mail inquiry. I just want the truth if there's a delay and not be jerked around. If they told me they made a mistake and it'll take longer than planned, that's not a problem. But to insist it's been shipped nearly a month ago when the tracking number doesn't correlate then they're not doing a great job at all.
  7. Is Kurama Shop Hobbysite/bandaionline.com legit?

    Just for those that are thinking of ordering from them here's my story: Ordered a Hi-Metal VF-2SS from them and received an e-mail on the 4 December saying that it's been shipped. On the 15th of December I e-mailed them about the situation asking for an update. All they did was e-mail me the same tracking number they gave me eariler. Over 2 weeks since then I check AGAIN the tracking number- it hasn't left Tokyo for over 2 weeks. E-mailed them last week about it but they never responded. I've opened a Paypal dispute with them. Hoping for a positive outcome but I don't recommend them.
  8. Bandai DX VF-31

    Was it released today? Nothing so far...
  9. Bandai DX VF-31

    Any luck with sites offering it? Didn't see any on my end...
  10. Arcadia: 1/60 VF 1S Roy Focker Special Movie Ver

    For that price I'd bite! Where did you see it? Shame I'm not in Japan...
  11. Bandai DX VF-31

    Still says product no longer available...
  12. Bandai DX VF-31

    It popped up with no image and when I selected it, the website said it's not available anymore. I suspect they're loading it up as we speak
  13. Bandai DX VF-31

    Wow, can't find anything at the moment- anyone else have any luck?
  14. Bandai DX VF-31

    That's a big price jump even by proxy fee standards... is BiJ reliable? You'd think with that price point they'd be shipping the everything with gold plated air cushions in a titanium box or something.
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