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DIY Crowdfunding?

Krystallina gives her thoughts on DMI's latest kickstarter, which...doesn't involve the normal crowdfunding platforms?Kickstarter. Indiegogo. For some of you, those words are likely to stir up some strong feelings in many of you. Perhaps you...

Golden Kamuy Volume 1

In the Hokkaido wilderness, bears aren't the only thing to watch out for.Title: Golden Kamuy Genre: Adventure Publisher: Shueisha (JP), Viz Media (US) Creator: Satoru Noda Translator: Eiji Yasuda Original Release Date: June 20th, 2017 A...

By Helen on Jul 18th, 2017

The Inaugural column kicks off with a listing of what shounen US publishers have brought over from the big three manga magazines in Japan. The amount of shounen manga that’s published year in and year out in the US is pretty high, and...

Aoba returns. Come on…tell me you haven’t missed this girl, I dare you. In season 2 of New Game! (where they, predictably, add another exclamation mark to the title), everyone else is back too! I like how they decided to just go...

By Neomo on Jul 16th, 2017
Sound! Euphonium

This is a perfectly fine slice-of-life light novel that for better or worse will be compared to the anime, and fall short to it in some important areas.Title: Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium – Kitauji Koko Suisogakubu E Yokoso) Genre: Slice...

By Helen on Jul 14th, 2017

The story of Kota and Akane is refreshingly, awkwardly told in a manner that makes it an enjoyable journey throughout its run.Title: Tsukigakirei: as the moon, so beautiful Genre: Romance Studio: feel Director: Seiji Kishi Series Composition:...

By Justin on Jul 13th, 2017
ReLIFE Volume Seven

As one romance blossoms, another begins to bud.Title: ReLIFE Genre: Drama, Realistic Fiction Publisher: Comico (JP), Crunchyroll (US) Artist/Writer: Yayoiso Serialized In: Comico Translation: Andrew Cunningham Original Release Date: April...

By Helen on Jul 12th, 2017
More Secret Shopping Tricks for Otaku

Here's five more secret shopping trips for anime, manga, LN, and gaming enthusiasts. About a year ago, I provided a list of shopping tips that every otaku should know. Well, here are a few more! #1: Target prorates their orders. For a lot...

Anime Expo 2018 is confirmed for me! I hope that those who were able to go to AX this year had fun; I’m very sure I will when I go next year. A bigger deal for me, as I have a return flight to Los Angeles, a hotel for about a week, and...

By Neomo on Jul 9th, 2017
The OASG Podcast

A brand new anime service has appeared since we last recorded! We discuss that, Amazon making love to Animeism, Part I of AX news, and our final thoughts on the spring anime season. http://theoasgpod.s3.amazonaws.com/INMFTPIPEp31.mp3Podcast:...