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Purchase Conditions

 

  • The buyer must be able to receive the product in one of the following areas:

 

Areas where shipping is available:

American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom (Great Britain), United States of America, and Vietnam
 
  • The buyer must purchase with a credit card or PayPal account.

 

Credit cards that may be used:

American Express, Visa, Mastercard, JCB

* Credit card payment is not available for customers residing in Indonesia and Vietnam and Mexico.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

  • The buyer must provide an address written in English.

 

If your address provided is in a language other than English (roman characters with no accents), we will be unable to ship your order.

 


How to Order

 

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    • The Product Details Page

 

Select the product you wish to purchase, and click the ‘Add to Cart’ button, which will send you to the Shopping Cart page.

 

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    • The Shopping Cart Page

 

On the Shopping Cart Page you can confirm the products you are ordering along with their prices. If you wish to change the number of a specific product that you wish to order, simply update the ‘Qty’ area and click the‘Update Shopping Cart’ button. If you wish to proceed to checkout, click the ‘Proceed to Checkout’ button to go to the checkout page. If you wish to continue looking at products, click the ‘Continue Shopping’ button.

 

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    • Checkout Page

 

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    • [Important!] Please only input only roman characters (with no diacritic marks) into the checkout form. If any characters other than roman characters are used we will be unable to ship your order.

 

Registering an Account

Please click the ‘Register’ button in order to sign up for an account. Once the account is created you will be able to continue your checkout. If you already have an account, simply login with your username and password.
* Please note that you have to register in order to purchase from our site.

 

1. After Logging-in

Billing Information Page
Please input the address to which the billing information will be sent. If you wish for the products to be sent to the same address then select ‘Ship to this address’, however if you want the order shipped elsewhere select‘Ship to a different address’. Once you are done, click ‘Continue’.

 

2. Shipping Information Page

If you selected ‘Ship to a different address’ on the Billing Information Page, then you will need to input the address you wish to ship to on this page. Either select the address from the pull-down menu, or select ‘New Address’ and input the address you wish the order to be sent to. Click ‘continue’ when complete.

 

3. Shipping Method Page

Shipping will be charged at 2000JPY to all available countries. Please confirm this, and then click ‘Continue’.

 

4. Payment Information Page

You can pay via credit card or Paypal.
* Credit card payment is not avaialbe for customers residing in Indonesia and Vietnam and Mexico.

[Credit card]
You can use any of the following four types:

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • JCB

Please select the card type, input the card number, expiration date, and security code and then click‘Continue’.



The security code is last 3 digits of the 7 digit number printed on the back of your credit card in the signature panel.  (For American Express cards, the security code is the 4 digit number located at the upper right of the credit card number on the front of the card.)

*If you have any questions regarding your card's security code, please contact your credit card company directly.

 [Paypal Express Checkout]
Please select Paypal Express Checkout and click  ‘Continue’, after which you will be redirected to Paypal site.
After logging in at the PayPal site, please confirm your order details and click ‘Continue’
If you cannot complete checkout at the PayPal site, your order has not been accepted.  Please try other payment method.

 

5. Order Review Page

Please confirm that everything about your order is correct on this page. Once you are certain, click the ‘Place Order’ button. You will be sent to a screen that will confirm that your order has been received, and a mail will be sent to your registered email address with the title ‘[GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP] Confirmation of your order’.

 


Accessing the Store via Cellphone

 

The GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP is not compatible with cellphone browsers. If you are able to view the PC website via your cellphone, and are able to use Javascript on the phone then it may work, but using a PC browser is recommended.

 


Using Free Mail Services

 

Certain free mail services such as Gmail and Hotmail may send the confirmation email to your spam box. Please check if you don’t receive it after ordering.

 


Shipping Information

 

Shimpent times will vary depending on which item(s) you ordered. Check the product details of the item for the estimated shipment date. A shipping cost of 2000JPY will be billed per order for all available shipping locations. Please note that delivery may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. Import taxes and all other fees incurred after shipment are the buyer’s responsibility.

After your order has shipped, you will receive an automated confirmation email containing your tracking number.

 


Currency

 

Note that you will be charged in Japanese Yen for your purchase. The purchase price may differ depending on the current exchange rate, so please confirm the rate with your credit card company or financial institution.



 

FAQ for Overseas Customers

 

Payment Methods

 

- What payment methods are available?
 We accept payment via both credit card and PayPal Express Checkout.


- Which credit cards can I use?
  You can use any Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or JCB card.  We do not accept debit cards, including Visa Debit Cards.


- When will my order be charged?  Why is my order in "pending" status?
  Products will be charged as soon as they are shippable.  Until then, your order will remain in pending status.


- My credit card is not working?
  Please check with your credit card company if you experience any problems. The most common issues are due to an expired card, exceeded credit limit, or authorization denial.


- How can I change the payment method I used?
  After your order has been placed you cannot change the payment method.


- What currency will I be charged in?
  Japanese Yen.


- What is the current exchange rate from my currency to yen?
  We cannot state what the exchange rate will be at the time of purchase. Please confirm this with your credit card company or financial institution.


Delivery

 

- Which carrier will my products be shipped with?
  Though packages are generally shipped via EMS, delivery may be contracted out to UPS or other couriers.
  Customers may not select the courier.


- How much will shipping cost?
 A shipping charge of 2000JPY applies per order, regardless of destination.

In principle, for every order there will be one package shipped.  However, if the items in your order have multiple release dates, items may be shipped separately. In this case shipping fees will only be charged for the first shipment, and Goodsmile Online Shop will cover all additional shipping costs.



- Can I specify a day for delivery?
  Unfortunately not at present.


- How can I change my delivery address?
  Please log into "My Account" and add the new address to your address book, then contact customer support with the following form.
  Please note that adding the address to your address book alone will not effect your order information.

- When will my order reach me?
- Have my items been sent yet?
   Shipment will depend on which item you ordered. Check the product details of the item(s) your ordered for the estimated shipment date.  Please note that production problems may arise and postpone this date. The actual date of delivery will also depend on the country the items are being sent to.
  
  Once your order has been shipped, you will receive an automated confirmation email containing your tracking number.


- Can multiple orders be combined?
 Multiple orders can not be combined. 

  Please also note that orders are separated by shop, and that orders/products from "Goodsmile Online Shop" and "Wonderful Hobby Life for You!!" cannot be combined.



- Can you ship with a different courier?
  Customers are unable to select delivery courier at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


- Can you ship to XXX?
  We can ship to the following countries:

 

American Samoa
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Greenland
Guatemala
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jordan
Korea
Kuwait
Latvia
Luxembourg
Macau
Macedonia
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Norway
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
United States of America
Vietnam

 

We will NOT service any country that is not listed above. They will not be selectable during the order process.

We ask that Chinese customers please visit our Chinese partner shop, "goodsmile官方旗舰店 (goodsmile.tmall.com)."
GOOD SMILE COMPANY商品面向中国大陆的预订和销售已全面转移至「goodsmile官方旗舰店( goodsmile.tmall.com )」。

- Regarding Overseas Shipment
Please understand that delivery may be delayed depending on the customs clearance procedures for your country.
In addition to the shipping and handling fees charged with your order, import taxes and other fees (such as customs clearance fees) may be imposed.
All taxes and fees incurred after shipment are the customer's responsibility. 
Custom rules and regulations differ per region. Please contact your local customs office directly for more information.

E-Mail

 

- Why have I not received an order confirmation mail?
  Please be sure to check your spam folder if you're using a free mailing system such as Gmail or Yahoo! Mail.


- Why is my mail completely unreadable?
  The mail is sent automatically and is encoded in UTF-8. Please make sure you are able to read messages encoded in UTF-8 .


Other

 

- I have contacted customer support. Why have I still received no reply?
  Customer Support will be available at during the following business hours. (All times are JST).

Customer Support Hours: 10:00 ~ 18:00   Weekdays Only

We reply to all requests in the order that we receive them, so during busy periods replies may be delayed.
Also note that we will only accept support requests in English and Japanese. It is unlikely we will reply to requests in any other languages.


- Can you change the price of the goods on the invoice you send?
  We will not alter the price of merchandise on any invoice or customs documentation.


- How can I change my profile information?
  You can change your profile information from the 'My Account' section of the site. If you wish to change a delivery address please contact customer support directly.


- Can I change the number of items I ordered?
  After the order has been placed you can no longer change the number of items ordered.


- How can I cancel my order?
  We apologize, but we do not accept cancellation requests.


- Can I purchase more than the individual purchase limit?
  Please take note of the maximum number of each product available per customer. If you order more than this maximum purchase limit, your order will be cancelled.


- Will this product be placed on resale at any point in the future?
  There are currently no plans for a resale.


- I seem to be having trouble ordering?
  Please make sure you are using either IE8 or Firefox 4. If you still experience problems, try disabling your security programs while you order.


- Regarding Damaged Packaging
  As packaging is solely designed for the purpose of protecting the product, claims regarding damaged packages will not be accepted.