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Posted By: Krystallina
Krystallina

A fangirl who loves to shop and hates to overpay. I post reviews, deals, and more on my website Daiyamanga. I also love penguins, an obsession that started with the anime Goldfish Warning.

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....

Anne Happy Volume 6

Still a middling volume, even with... a random tornado?Title: Anne Happy Genre: Comedy Publisher: Houbunsha (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Cotoji Serialized in: Manga Time Kirara Forward Translation: Amanda Haley Original Release Date:...

By Krystallina on Sep 19th, 2017
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 start of a bigger adventure makes this a must-read volume of The Devil is a Part-Timer!.Title: The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Hataraku Maou-sama!) Genre: Comedy Publisher: ASCII Media Works (JP), Yen On (US) Writer: Sataoshi Wagahara Character...

By Krystallina on Sep 11th, 2017
First Love Monster Volume 7

Unless you don't mind spending your time and money on two pages of actual entertainment, you can skip this volume of First Love Monster.Title: First Love Monster (Hatsukoi Monster) Genre: Drama Publisher: Kodansha (JP), Yen Press (US) Story/Artist:...

By Krystallina on Sep 8th, 2017
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...

Akaoni: Contract with a Vampire Volume 1

This lengthy light novel provides just the right amount of buildup.Title: Akaoni: Contract with a Vampire (Akaoni no Keiyakusha) Genre: Supernatural Publisher: Cross Infinite World (US) Writer: Hiroro Artist: mokoppe Translation: Charis Messier Original...

By Krystallina 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...