Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Mike the Pike on Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:23 pm

Our very own G&G a.k.a. Ikeda-san has opened a small GW Hobby Store in Osu. It's just across the road from Joshin. If you are in need of an urgent plastic crack fix check him out.

http://jp.games-workshop.com/shop/shopsearch/detail/23_04.htm

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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Primarch on Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:15 pm

Give you 3 guess who his first customer was..... :D
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby jus on Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:01 pm

Has he got gaming space there?
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Primarch on Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:15 pm

jus wrote:Has he got gaming space there?


When I went, he barely had customer space, but he said that he was going to get a small gaming table set up for demo games. The shop is about 4 foot square, so dont expect to be getting any games in anytime soon.
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Miggy Smallz on Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:15 pm

Since it's not a bona fide GW store (as in, no red shirts), is there a way I could ask him to order some Infinity miniatures as a special order? I don't know this guy but I'm gonna head there on Sunday before rpg time. Does he speak english? Or understand it?
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Primarch on Thu Apr 28, 2011 9:59 pm

Miggy Smallz wrote:Since it's not a bona fide GW store (as in, no red shirts), is there a way I could ask him to order some Infinity miniatures as a special order? I don't know this guy but I'm gonna head there on Sunday before rpg time. Does he speak english? Or understand it?


Whilst it isn't a bona fide GW store, that is what he sells for the main part. Ikeda san is being supplied directly by GW and I'm not sure if he has any contact with other distributors. Even if he did, there is usually a minimum size to trade orders, so unless you're happy to purchase about 30,000 yen worth of Infinity models in one go it might not be the best idea.
I think Ikeda san can understand a English a little, but Japanese is your best bet. I've never heard him use any English himself.
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Admiral-Badruck on Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:47 pm

Go Ikeda san.

Whenever I need something I am going to get it from him.
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Postby Miggy Smallz on Fri Apr 29, 2011 12:09 am

I just might be willing to buy $300 in Infinity, actually....
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Seb on Fri May 20, 2011 12:42 pm

I havent had an opportunity to visit Town Crier yet, I would like to ask you guys how his stock his.
Does he have a big stock of GW products so that I might be able to find what I am looking for at the first visit or is it just the latest hot stuff same as Yellow Submarine?
Actually how about if you compare the stock range to Yellow Submarine? Good, Bad, Same?
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Re: Hobby Shop Town Crier - Now open in Nagoya

Postby Primarch on Fri May 20, 2011 12:58 pm

Seb wrote:I havent had an opportunity to visit Town Crier yet, I would like to ask you guys how his stock his.
Does he have a big stock of GW products so that I might be able to find what I am looking for at the first visit or is it just the latest hot stuff same as Yellow Submarine?
Actually how about if you compare the stock range to Yellow Submarine? Good, Bad, Same?


I only went to his store the day he opened and at that time he had next to nothing on the shelf. Your best bet is to go along and see for yourself (he is open saturday and sunday I think). Anything you want he can probably order for you and get within 1 week.
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