Never fear! I know a way to purchase SCANDAL on release date on Japanese iTunes.
What you need:
1. First, go to iTunes and access the Japanese site.
2. Create a Japanese account. You will be prompted for an address and phone number. Use this:
2-8-12 Minami Azabu
3. Go to [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and buy an Japanese iTunes gift card. You get a better deal the bigger the card you buy.
4. You will get your code immediately after the Paypal transaction goes through.
Testimonials that this works and credit goes here:
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