Japanese games worth importing?

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  1. Kresnik
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    Compile Heart are published, Shade are developing, and they're the team that made Bullet Girls. And Cross Ange, if anyone imported that :p
     
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    I'l give my collection another check to see if any have been missed in this thread, I think most of the main ones have been covered already.
     
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    Arf...
    Just noticed that Monster Radar is on that list :(
    The only time i tested it, it required the be playable to be in Japan as it sort like a kind of pokemon go in japan save that localization of the monsters is fixed.
    I had the surprise that the game localized me in France indicating that the closest monster was over 9 500 Kilometers away T-T
     
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    Jeez, Gun Gun Pixies £49 at PA? How much?

    Also, does anyone know if Valkyrie Drive Bhikkhuni Bikini Party Edition is Eng friendly?
     
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    £45.00 at Nin Nin Games, so about right I guess. :(
     
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    Also £45 at Amiami shipping included (6 020 + 380 = 6 400 Yens)
     
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    Was there not a Limited Edition for Drive Girls? Couldn't find one on Play Asia.
     
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    I've played the English version (the Bikini Party edition just adds a few costumes that are available as dlc here), and well... It really depends on you.

    I personally think you will not be able to enjoy the game and the characters in the depth that you would if you'd pick up the English one. Its story is fairly important and definitely has a lot of nice stuff in it, with good character development as well.

    If you're just looking to poke smexy ladies and battle with them, though, then it's import friendly. The battle system has depth and is visually appealing with cool special effects, and there's plenty of poking to do.

    Since there is a localised version though, I'd recommend picking it up in English.
     
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    Thanks for the conformation. I have the Eng version and I didn't realise it mostly adds dlc. I'll pass on it then. If it was Eng I just thought it would look cool on the shelf. Cheers.
     
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    Pretty sure there is no LE for Drive Girls, only shop-exclusive bonuses as far as I know.

    Unless of course we are talking about different game here.
     
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    I concur. Even if you check Amazon.co.jp there is only shop exclusive bonus version offered no LE.
    https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B01LXTTYIV/
     
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    Seen a trailer for Gun Gun Pixies and it looks fun :D

    Gun Gun Pixies



    Also, Criminal Girls 2 removed from list due to it being released in the West some months ago
     
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    not sure if anyone's mentioned it yet, but Uppers is really cool. All Japanese, but not incredibly tough to figure out, its a damn good beat em up.
     
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    The story is very brief, from what I can glean it seems to be mostly jokes. As for the game, it's partially English and very easy for a non-Japanese speaker to figure out.

    It's very much worth importing, and my (spoiler free) review backs that up.
     
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    Berserk Musou

    English menu, straightforward playing. Next in my import list:

     
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    This is the same game as Berserk & the Band of the Hawk?
     
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    Yeah that's the same one. If you want it just for collecting it can be bought for cheap and the case is VERY cool. I got it for $25 just because I have all the other Berserk titles. But if you want it to play, its severely inferior to the PS4 one. Its not unplayable by any means, but you can tell the entire time its gimped by the hardware. I feel it shows more than previous Musou titles on the system. I have the PS4 one too and its been on sale a number of times already.

    Just my two gil :).
     
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    Cheers - very helpful indeed. :) It would most likely be just for collecting, so will keep a lookout for a cheapish copy.
     
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    I would add:

    Slotter Mania V: Black Lagoon
    Slotter Mania V: Gakuen Mokushiroku High School of the Dead
    Slotter Mania V: Zettai Shougeki II

    They are pachinko slot simulators where you touch the front screen to make the slots roll and do combos to advance in the story

     
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    Everyone needs a copy of Puyo Puyo Tetris for the Vita, unless they've been able to get hold of it on another platform (Switch version coming to the west soon).

    Several games modes that mix the two titles together, or can just play standard Puyo Puyo or Tetris, both of which give hours of fun in their own right.
     
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    Handy tip of the day ......dont go vita hunting on ebay when you've had a few ...opps !
     
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    Vita tip of the day ....don't buy from ebay ....2nd time this week a seller has refunded my purchase. Arrrrr !!!! Disappointed isn't the word.
     
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    It's so frustrating. Last year I paid 250 for an old school remote control car and over 3 or 4 weeks he kept saying he had posted it. Then I stick a complaint in and got my money back. A little while later it's back up for sale. When I sent him a snotty message he said "at least you got your money back". I have no idea what runs through some peoples minds. What were you spending on anyway? :)
     
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    English asia version of Gundam Breaker 3.

    Though i had to check if already had it as i somehow ended up with two copies of Samauri Warriors 1-11 english asia without knowing, god only knows when i bought the first one ..opps.
     
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    I ended up with 2 copes of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2, no idea how either.
     

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