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05 days agosnow_himesnow_hime
Hi, i would like to preorder an item which will be released within some months using From Japan proxy service so my question is what do i have to pay in the 'Charge 1'? (item price only or even domestic shipping fee and payment fee). Thanks :).
01 month agotsmbobotsmbobo
MyKombini. Can I buy this site securely? Find the price on this site very fair, but the first time to buy, are these real?
01 month agoSekhmetSekhmet Killing Stalking
Not necessarily a JP shop but can anyone help me with searching for stuff on tictail? I'm looking at all this fanmade merch on there of JP stuff of course but when I search for stuff, it shows zero results. I know the stuff is there because I've bought it but I guess I am somehow not using their search engine correctly, although I don't know how I am managing to do that......
01 month agoAkirukaAkiruka
Ok, just did a pre-order for an exclusive item from MyKombini, hope everything works out without problems. *keeps fingers crossed*
Has anybody else ordered from this shop before? What was your experience with them?
01 month agoSegaGirl5000SegaGirl5000
hikaridranz (1 month ago) #18706321I haven't bought from them yet. They're just an e-commerce platform so whether they ship internationally differ by shops. You can even open your own shop there, the only criteria is that you follow Japanese e-commerce regulations.
From the FAQ for customers, translated:
What credit card methods are accepted?
VISA, Mastercard, American Express.
* Cards issued overseas may not work
* You can also use JCB by paying through Paypal
From the FAQ for sellers, translated:
Is Paypal accepted for payment from overseas?
Yes. Paypal is highly trusted internationally, so if your shop caters to overseas customers by all means use it.
What credit cards are accepted for customers using Paypal?
VISA、MasterCard、American Express、Diners、JCB
*some cards might not work
Browsing the FAQ for sellers further, it seems that store owners can switch to 'English language-supported' if their store caters to international customers, in which case the shop will appear in English instead of Japanese, and the only payment methods accepted are credit card and Paypal (shops that cater domestically also allow cash-on-delivery, Paidy, conbini and bank transfer)
I think you'll have no problem paying by Paypal in most of the shops, so you probably will just need a forwarder for shops that don't ship internationally.

aaa Thank you so much!!! I'll try to send the shop i'm trying to buy from a message ^o^
01 month ago (1 month ago)hikaridranzhikaridranz
SegaGirl5000 (2 months ago) #18505293Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any experience with stores.jp? I'm just trying to see if i'll need a proxy or if I can just order it like normal (even with my low japanese skill ha).
Thanks!


I haven't bought from them yet. They're just an e-commerce platform so whether they ship internationally differ by shops. You can even open your own shop there, the only criteria is that you follow Japanese e-commerce regulations.

From the FAQ for customers, translated:

What credit card methods are accepted?
VISA, Mastercard, American Express.
* Cards issued overseas may not work
* You can also use JCB by paying through Paypal

From the FAQ for sellers, translated:

Is Paypal accepted for payment from overseas?
Yes. Paypal is highly trusted internationally, so if your shop caters to overseas customers by all means use it.

What credit cards are accepted for customers using Paypal?
VISA、MasterCard、American Express、Diners、JCB
*some cards might not work

Browsing the FAQ for sellers further, it seems that store owners can switch to 'English language-supported' if their store caters to international customers, in which case the shop will appear in English instead of Japanese, and the only payment methods accepted are credit card and Paypal (shops that cater domestically also allow cash-on-delivery, Paidy, conbini and bank transfer)

I think you'll have no problem paying by Paypal in most of the shops, so you probably will just need a forwarder for shops that don't ship internationally.
02 months agoSegaGirl5000SegaGirl5000
Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any experience with stores.jp? I'm just trying to see if i'll need a proxy or if I can just order it like normal (even with my low japanese skill ha).
Thanks!
02 months agoGokanmaGokanma
Anyone have any experience with profig in terms of quality and customer service etc? Just curious.
23 months agoxCommandoxCommando
TheAzure (3 months ago) #17315599Kirin hobby is horrible lol
They take forever and from other peoples' experiences that I've seen, have very poor communication. The orders I made were shipped to me about 2-4 months after the actual release date, though this is common for a US based shop. I never attempted to contact them about a time frame(as others did and claimed they received no replies) but when I first made my order I forgot to change my old address and they replied and fixed it right away for me so communication wasn't a problem there. All my orders made it to me safely in the end but I don't think I'd order from them again unless it was a good deal + free shipping.
03 months agoTheAzureTheAzure
Kirin hobby is horrible lol

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