Wal-Mart and FSS?

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Wal-Mart and FSS?

Post by Sheizzel » Tue Dec 14, 2004 1:46 am

Well, this is for FSS fans in the U.S. I'm surprised to find the mangas in Walmart's web site with savings too.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/search-n ... %2C+Mamoru

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Post by cobywan » Tue Dec 14, 2004 1:53 am

This is the end of the world.

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Post by Nu Soard Graphite » Tue Dec 14, 2004 2:35 am

Wow...I'm uh...its just...uh...wow
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Post by Hydra Mirage » Tue Dec 14, 2004 3:46 pm

Shocked !
Do they have vol25&26 ?

I went to Kinokuniya in NY a few days ago and they only had a few back issues.

I wonder if they'll get Factorys at WalMart...(has anybody seen it anywhere)

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Post by Akuma Sephitaro » Tue Dec 14, 2004 3:59 pm

Dude.... Can I get my 10% discount online, too? (I work at Hell-Mart........ )

This is good for me ^__^

But it is... odd, regardless

FSS is totally emo

Post by FSS is totally emo » Wed Dec 15, 2004 3:04 am

oh, c'mon dont begrudge walmart shoppers their FSS, as long as people are getting into such a great manga, then all is good right?

its the same way when punk/emo/hardcore kids start seeing their fav. bands CDs at Best Buy, they immediately feel that something that they have latched onto is being hijacked- im sure you guys will get over it. :wink:

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Post by Hydra Mirage » Wed Dec 15, 2004 4:10 pm

Dude, I am so not worried about the average walmart shopper getting in to FSS.
1) If they can then that's great.
2) That just isn't going to happen.

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Post by hitori » Wed Dec 15, 2004 4:18 pm

Wonder if their B&M stores will start carrying them.
I would be all for it.

Since I left New York, I had to have my FSS books shipped here, since there is no local stores that carry such an obscure title.
If I could just walk in to Walmart and pick it up, that'd be great... :D

FSS is totally emo

Post by FSS is totally emo » Fri Dec 17, 2004 3:22 am

i mean i shop at walmart sometimes for like batteries and stuff, and i like FSS

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Post by Nu Soard Graphite » Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:23 am

There is a problem with Walmart.

They are a "family" oriented company. They like to keep a certain level of "morality" when it comes to their products they sell. They used to go as far as to sell edited versions of albums, even those with caution stickers on them. I'm worried that they'll drop FSS the minute one of their customers complains that their 13 year old bought this "comic book" that had nude women, scenes of rape, ambiguous sexual identity and ultra violence in it.

In all likelyhood, the PTB (Powers That Be) at Walmart have no idea what FSS exactly is. To them, its probably just another one of those wierd Japanese comic books. But like I said, its only a matter of time until some upset mom complains....
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Post by cobywan » Fri Dec 17, 2004 3:26 pm

Walmart is freakin' EVIL. Why not find a comic store that will appreciate the business. If you can buy online from Walmart then you can buy online from anybody.

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Post by John F. Moscato » Fri Dec 17, 2004 3:36 pm

Better yet, Toyspress should market directly to the consumer via an english-language site that you can order from. TP would actually make more money that way cos they wouldn't have to wholesale, and still keep the retail price a few $$ lower than it is now. That way, even if you factor-in shipping from Japan, it would still balance-out; especially if you buy several volumes at once.
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Post by Falk » Fri Dec 17, 2004 3:51 pm

Erf yeah, that's what I want to ask them and always forget.
You know there's a page on toyspress.com where you can leave a comment, we should all leave a comment there asking for an english online store :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Post by Akuma Sephitaro » Fri Dec 17, 2004 4:59 pm

heh, you guys might enjoy this, here:

http://cnn.aimtoday.cnn.com/news/story. ... 209VGEJ120

Kinda might be what'd happen.... (Funny thing is, that's not even their song, it's a cover!... )

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Post by Nu Soard Graphite » Fri Dec 17, 2004 9:36 pm

Thats very interesting.

Not a single one of the Tori Amos albums I have came with a Parental Advisory sticker, and most of them should have.

I think they simply slap those stickers on anything that is Rap or Hardcore Metal and let everything else through without a second look.

Shows the bias that even the music industry has to contend with.

Reading that, now I'm 100% certain its just a matter of time before some upset mom complains that their son bought this filth called FSS at Walmart.

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