IdolM@ster ($80) Charity Auction Hits $1,200


IdolMaster seiyuu Takahashi Chiaki (Azusa) and Imai Asami (Chihaya), are auctioning off autographed copies of the second IdolMaster game, IdolM@ster Live For You, for charity.

As of writing the price of the signed copies has exceeded the ¥110,000 mark, with less then a hundred bids and is continuing to climb, with 8 hours remaining. The game costs ¥7,000 new.

All of the proceeds will be donated charitably to support the less fortunate.


The games themselves have been opened to allow the seiyuu to sign the inserts under the plastic:


Second-hand copies like this can be had for ¥2,500…

One has to wonder just what kind of fan has the money to afford these…

Via Hachimaki; you can also view the Yahoo Auction.

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    Comment by kenjiharima
    22:29 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    another market gimmick to earn cash lol

    Comment by Ichigo69
    04:32 22/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What part of 'All of the proceeds will be donated charitably to support the less fortunate.' didn't you understand?

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    Comment by basilio
    12:37 22/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    He must've meant "another market gimmick to earn cash for charity lol"

    Comment by carr0ts
    18:54 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    do want

    One has to wonder just what kind of fan has the money to afford these…
    this would be the answer for that...
    a collector :P they dun care of prize

    Comment by cloner4000
    05:40 22/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Plus, you get to write it up on your tax deduction from your income. Wonder if the tax auditor will call you to clarify

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    Comment by H8gwb
    11:28 31/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It STILL baffles me how a franchise that's made up of little more than two games can garner such a following.

    In other words, WANT.

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    Comment by Tommy
    17:47 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Is a good thing that these idol master are auctioning it and then donate to the needy

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    Comment by basilio
    15:13 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    For charity, I'll say this is worth it.

    Comment by Rin-chan
    10:09 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    DO WANT! Though, if possible.. wouldn't it be cheaper to just find Chiaki and Asami and ask them for a autograph on the game?

    Comment by dodgethis
    11:53 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol Good bloody luck getting an autograph session in the first place.

    Comment by iragedsohard
    12:05 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not my favorite characters, but I WANT THIS SO BAD.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:08 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Surprisingly, these are actually my two favorite characters from IdolM@ster.

    Comment by SaruDa
    10:30 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, but then you wouldn't be donating to charity.

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    Comment by metatron
    12:51 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    US$1,200 is worth it for charity

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    Comment by Velox Nex
    13:23 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I wonder if buying something in a charity auction can be used as a tax right-off?

    Comment by Rin-chan
    12:59 21/01/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, as a certain man once said " A low possibility means it's not zero " ;)

    Gonna fetch those autographs.

    Oh, I don't care for charity, it's a waste of effort, money and time.

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