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6:11 pm, Jan 31 2013
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...the title explains everything. Can you please post the price in your countries currency and US-Dollar? I'd appreciate your help biggrin

-Germany 6,50 (~$8,83)
-Austria 6,70(~$9,10)

(well there are many that are 7 / 7,20 ,too. Most expensive I have is Hetalia with 9,95 / 10,30 (~$13,5 / 13,99) dead )

sorry for the bad english...^^;
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6:25 pm, Jan 31 2013
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You should have asked, Is manga available in your country

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6:28 pm, Jan 31 2013
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Mainly depends on the manga. I believe it was volume 3 of Hidamari Sketch that cost 300 sek (around 34 euro or 47 usd) and then the shipping costs and stuff so it went over 400 sek (around 46 euro or 62 usd). No way in hell I'd buy that. no
Apparently the reason for that outrageous price was because it was more or less out of print in USA.
No idea about now though as it was 3 months ago I checked.

Otherwise a normal price here in Sweden is around 50-80 sek (around 6 euro or 9 usd) which is quite reasonable. Some are even cheaper.

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6:48 pm, Jan 31 2013
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The volumes cost around $8-$12 for where I live in the US

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7:01 pm, Jan 31 2013
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less than a dollar cool

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7:06 pm, Jan 31 2013
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Deadman Wonderland was 14 in Germany, but two Volumes in one so actually 7 per Volume.

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7:18 pm, Jan 31 2013
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Around 70 Kr. ~ 12.09 USD.

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An Average Otaku

7:24 pm, Jan 31 2013
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Prices are tricky as they have a lot to do with: who it's aimed at (aka shojo, shounen, hentai...) and how many pages the manga has. So...

Here in Denmark Naruto costs something like 90,- (danish kroner) = $16 (us dollars).

The prices for "normal" manga go from 75,- and up. Average is close to 95,- for a "normal" manga. When you go into "odd" manga (aka more than 200 pages, colored, not translated or perverted) than the price can be much higher... I've seen one that costs 250,- ($45).

But there are "sales" and websites for used manga, than you can get them for super cheap bigrazz

Post #585813

8:41 pm, Jan 31 2013
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In Brazil, the volumes cost R$12 to R$15 (Equal to 6,00~7,50 US Dollars).
They are rather cheap, but they take to long to be launched here (something like a year or two in comparison with the US) and most of them doesn't even come.

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10:21 pm, Jan 31 2013
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In Italy a volume cost from 3,90 [5,30$] to 5,90 [8$]
Usually standard versions are 3.90 while deluxe are 4.90/5,90

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10:25 pm, Jan 31 2013
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It can range from £7 - £15 in the UK.

Sometimes you can find a bargain, but it's rare on decent manga.

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2:20 am, Feb 3 2013
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In the United States:

Most Shojo Beat/Shonen Jump are about 8.99 - 9.99
All others (standard volume size) are 10.99
Omnibus volumes tend to be around $12-14.99

They used to be a dollar cheaper years ago :/

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Demon Child

3:06 am, Feb 3 2013
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in australia they range from $16 to $24 AU

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9:07 pm, Feb 4 2013
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I normally buy through Barnes & Noble's online marketplace sellers so I'll get deals, but seven volumes of Pandora Hearts cost an upside of $50 for me.

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9:39 pm, Feb 4 2013
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less than a dollar cool

Where do you live......

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