The shortages in Japan are so bad that scalpers have taken advantage of the situation to cash in on those who are impatient for the upcoming restocks.
On Amazon Japan, a new set is going for at least 13,000 yen, about 4000 yen or 45% above the suggested retail price.
On Yahoo Auctions, brand new sets are going for 9000 yen to 11,000 yen. (about 5 – 25% above the MSRP) There are actual customers bidding between 11,000 yen to 12,000 yen, proving that the demand is real:
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