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Going Digital...ish

Krystallina goes over the good, the meh, and the bad in her overview of eBookOne, which is looking to bring over Fist of The North StarDigital or physical? For all media, this is the new battle, and the anime/manga industry is no exception....

What Made the ARIA Kickstarter So Successful?

Krystallina explores what Nozomi Entertainment did differently. As you probably know by now, Nozomi Entertainment raised money to both release ARIA the ANIMATION on Blu-ray as well as give it an English dub. The Kickstarter raised almost $600,000,...

The Melancholy of Hiatus Series

Hunter x Hunter, NANA, Berserk, and more have something in common -- hiatuses. Krystallina explores how that would affect a potential reader. Hunter x Hunter fans have once again got some not-too-unexpected news: the series is temporarily stopping...

By Krystallina on Sep 6th, 2017
Anime Results o Sagashite: Finding the Best Search Engine

Krystallina decides to take a different approach regarding scans, and decided to test some search engines all thanks to a tweet. It started with this tweet: “Scanlations aren’t a problem.” Uh, sure. pic.twitter.com/mkDla43p6O —...

Is This Barnes & Noble's New Strategy?

Barnes & Noble has apparently come up with a new idea to help their sales. Krystallina examines if it's actually working. A while back, I wrote about Barnes & Noble’s plan to shake up their declining sales. Well, select Barnes...

The two long time voice acting vets share what's changed for them in the industry and how US companies are affecting their field. If you’ve been watching anime for a long time, you might be super familiar with the two voice actors today. You...

By Justin on Aug 22nd, 2017
My Hero Academia cosplay Stella Chuu

At Otakon 2017 Stella Chuu chats with TheOASG about cosplaying, which also includes roping in her anime club members... http://othercontent.s3.amazonaws.com/StellaChuuOtakon2017.mp3Podcast (cons): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android...

By Justin on Aug 18th, 2017
Why Didn't Anime Fans Love Daisuki?

Daisuki is shutting down its services at the end of October. Krystallina takes a look back at Daisuki's beginnings and theorizes why the platform is done. Right after news of the Sony/FUNimation deal broke, anime fans were hit with another...

The classic Gundam titles are getting re-dubbed, and at Otakon Stephanie Sheh explains why it could be for the best. http://othercontent.s3.amazonaws.com/StephanieShehOtakon2017.mp3Podcast (cons): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android...

By Justin on Aug 14th, 2017

Last time we had a list of all the shounen in the Big 3. This time, ALL the manga licensed in English from an assortment of publishers!Already have to begin with an apology! This was supposed to be up the week after the Big Three Edition of...