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[ENG] [UPDATE] AVEX PICTURES bans all CD/DVD/Blu-ray oversea sales!

AVEX, one of Japans biggest music company stops all oversea sales from their side label AVEX PICTURES. Japanese stores aren’t allowed anymore to SELL any CD outside of JAPAN!!

This ban applies on all CD, All DVD and all Blu-ray from Avex Pictures.
It’s only related to AVEX PICTURS, avex other side labels won’t have this ban.
However also on AVEX pictures there are some music CD’s which aren’t that easy to get anymore.

CDJAPAN said as following

CDJapan :
ATTENTION! “Yuri!!On Ice” BR/CD/DVD Order Stop!


Unfortunately, Avex Pictures, the publisher of popular anime titles such as “Yuri!!! on Ice” and “Osomatsu-san” and others is restricting exports of Blu-ray, DVD, and CD titles!!!
(do NOT concern figures and character goods).This restriction has been applied to all online shops within Japan, including CDJapan.In accordance to the restriction, majority of titles published by Avex Pictures will become unavailable for shipment outside of Japan as of the following time.

Restriction begins to apply at:
6:00PM (Japan Time UTC+9) on February 15, 2017

After the above indicated time, it will no longer be available for any order to be shipped outside of Japan!

We would like to emphasize that this restriction applies only to titles published by Avex Pictures. It DOES NOT apply to any item from any avex trax artist.
So, to clarify which items will be restricted, the following indication will be displayed right on the product page.

However, all existing orders as well as all orders placed BEFORE the above indicated time will be shipped normally.

However AMAZON did ban all releases of AVEX, from all sub-labels.

A list of who is under AVEX PICTURES can be found here.

What this will mean for PROXY websites such as tenso and fromjapan is still unknown.
However if they stop forwarding too, the only solution is to find a different proxy or a private proxy.

I  keep you updated, if things maybe still gonna change!

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