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iCome on HLJ...n/a

So, I ordered the Sakura Kyoko Nendoroid about 4 days ago, and I still have no payment request.

Is something going on that I don't know about? Or is HLJ really slow? This is my first order from them, so...

What's up with it???!?!?!?
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02 years agoGauenaraGauenara
Raithos I have nothing but praise for them, and that easy cancellation is a dream come true.

You won't think the same if you would buy dolls, it's a pain in the ass to buy there pullip/taeyang/isul/dal/byul even if you reserve them months before the release date, they do oversell and send them in first come first serve basis (but about payments, not reservations) To try and buy doll on sales it's even worse. From maybe 20 dolls I've tried to buy on sales from them, they only had actually in stock 4! Man, this never happens with Hobby Search.

The last items they oversell for me was one Taeyang when I still had the Paypal billing agreement (WTH does this work for then?) and some weeks ago the Ao noExorcist W Mascot box... after I bought them they were still in stock for one day. I asked the invoice right after the box appeard in my account, their answer was that another customer bought a few senconds before. This is their favourite excuse with me, btw...

And about cancellations, yeah it's the most easy, but as all the shops in their Faq states that if you abuse their cancellation system they reserve the right to ban you...
02 years agoRaithosRaithos The Silence
SNLI didn't know HLJ do deliveries as well, I always thought that was Japan Post's job... oh wait.

Oh, your sarcasm is wonderful!
... Not.
Anyway, case in point: I have nothing but praise for them, and that easy cancellation is a dream come true.
02 years agoPoshulPoshul
They won't do anything with orders over the weekend so you're going to have to wait until Monday for any updates or rather Sunday night for me (Eastern Time).

As for what others say, I find them easy to use, I don't buy much so combining things isn't a factor to me, automated is better and I know they speak English. That nendoroid was very recently released too so they're probably inundated with orders for her. As for pre-orders, when it comes in the item listing may say low stock or out of print, but they always sent it to me anyway because I pre-ordered it. I don't think stock status counts for those who pre-ordered, only for ones left over. Sometimes processing is slow there, but I've always gotten it in the end. I just assume that with an item that's just released they're super busy checking pre-orders and assessing stock.
02 years agoSNLSNL
RaithosSlow? HLJ is usually very fast for me, for EMS and even SAL, one time I shipped something SAL from them and got it in like 3 days. They're awesome. I love their easy and stress free cancellation too.

I didn't know HLJ do deliveries as well, I always thought that was Japan Post's job... oh wait.
02 years ago (2 years ago)RaithosRaithos The Silence
Slow? HLJ is usually very fast for me, for EMS and even SAL, one time I shipped something SAL from them and got it in like 3 days. They're awesome. I love their easy and stress free cancellation too.
02 years ago (2 years ago)pl3xuspl3xus
JenthehenThey don't "oversell."

They recklessly oversold a type-moon figure a while back. I believe it was one of the rider figures, don't know which one though.
02 years agokilanikilani Sayaka Rank
Unfortunately they do oversell, it's quite common in doll communities with HLJ and I've seen other users mention it.

The only real problem I have with HLJ is their terrible packaging. Other than that, they do lack good shopping service, no combination, everything is automated which really sucks and a lot of their shopping system is confusing.
02 years agoJenthehenJenthehen Otaku at Law
I really disagree about all the HLJ hate. Yes, they are slow, but their shipping is also pretty cheap, so of course it's a tad bit slower. The BEST thing about HLJ is that you can cancel preorders whenever you want, so you can jump on a preorder right away and not worry about whether or not you'll REALLY want her (or be able to afford her) as the release approaches. ALSO, once you've gotten a confirmation for a figure you've preordered, I've never NOT gotten the figure. They don't "oversell."
02 years ago (2 years ago)firefly777firefly777
HLJ is pretty slow in processing orders compared to AmiAmi or Hobby Search so all you do can pretty much do is wait. They might be checking stock for the figure or waiting for it to come in. I only use HLJ if pre-orders are filled at AA or HS or other stores, their sales and when I don't need an item shipped via EMS.
02 years agonitromobnitromob
HLJ I really don't like their system honestly. I ordered a figma on sale and was hoping it could get shipped with a prize figure since the prize figure would be coming out within a week. Well there's no choice and they wanted the in stock thing payed for and shipped immediately. Well I shipped it and ended up canceling the prize figure (Wasn't so sure about it anyway). Kind of a hassle though the shipping didn't take too long and was SAL. Not a good system for sure.

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