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Taisho x Alice x Disaster

From cryptic announcements to ignoring its fans to its shoddy release, E2 Gaming's legacy only serves to be one of bad business practices. Otome games have been on the rise recently. Visual novels have been exploding in the west thanks to games...

The New Shipping Wars

Is fast, free shipping still enough?The online retailers are going through some more changes. Who will emerge as winners, and who will come out as losers? Let’s see! Target   Target used to have free shipping on $50, but this was...

Seven Seas made one announcement that's got Krystallina wondering what this does for manga licensing as a whole.One of my biggest peeves is when fans waste their votes on those licensing surveys. I admit it can be hard to keep up with all the...

International Tabletop Day the Otaku Way

A day for the otaku gamer in all of us.This Saturday, April 29th, 2017, is International TableTop Day, a day to celebrate board, card, and dice games. Thanks to companies like Japanime Games, there are quite a few anime-related games for you...

Final Fantasy IV Flan Princess

Here's some ways to avoid the prices a lot of resellers set for out-of-print itemsNintendo surprised the world with the announcement that they are suspending the NES Classic console in North America. And the resellers of the world rejoiced. Currently,...

Right Stuf

Krystallina takes a look at one of the best known retailers in the biz. Every now and then, I forget that people don’t shop like me. It’s why I always do a double-take whenever I hear or read about someone who has never ordered from...

GameStop

Krystallina takes a look at the flagship store's declining sales. GameStop had a poor holiday season. Sales were down almost 19% versus the previous year’s holiday season, and this decline was already on top of the previous quarter’s...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell and Death Note have come with a lot of controversy. This probably means it's time to take a look into the anime vs Hollywood debate again.This Friday, Paramount Pictures’ version of Ghost in the Shell will hit theaters....

Japan map

Now may be the best time.Let’s face it: Japan has a lot of cool stuff. Whether you want to read your favorite author’s other series, finally play that a never-released-in-English video game, or even own a plushie army, Japan has...

Precarious HEader

Could there be another bubble? Krystallina investigates.With news like Kodansha Comics licensing Chihayafuru or Crunchyroll’s celebrating 1 million members, it seems like the anime and manga companies are just booming. But could this so-called...