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The New York Times Bestseller List

How do you deem something a bestseller? “Duh!” some of you might be saying. “It’s something that has been a hot seller!” Well, yes, but how do you know something is a hot seller? How are you able to tell that one...

The longtime Editor-in-Chief of Japan's WSJ, now Global VP of SJ takes time to share how he got in this business, and what fandom can do to help the industry continue its success.To kickoff 2017, it’s time to get a sense of what we can...

When you no longer want to own a series or a show, what are your options? Let's break down the pros and cons of ways to let go of old media!If you’ve been an anime or fan for a while now, you’ve probably accumulated quite a few products....

Princess Jellyfish

Shoujo has made it back onto The New York Times Best Seller list! What does this mean for the future of shoujo in the US?I was wondering recently: where have all the shoujo gone? For a good six months, not a single shoujo or josei title made...

Attack on Titan Volume 1

Kodansha Comics made several announcements this past weekend. Among those was the news that individual chapters of many of their licensed manga series will be made available the same day as Japan on the ComiXology and Amazon Kindle platforms. Is...

Ace Attorney

You're on trial for not supporting the industry! Is there even a case against you? Or are you guilty as charged?Nobody’s perfect, and we’ve all broken the law a few times in our lives. (Shame on you for jaywalking!) But since the...

Walmart site

What kind of deals does one of the world's largest retailers offer for anime and manga? Let's take a look! Walmart is one of the largest companies in the world. They are most well-known for their “supercenter” stores where they offer...

Cardcaptor Sakura Volume 1s

It's hard to decide whether or not to buy a series twice. Let's look at some of the reasons why (and why not)!In this interview with the head of the Carolina Manga Library, a certain part stuck out to me. Ms. Mehaffey suggested going through...

Hey, why exactly isn't shoujo manga selling in the U.S? Krystalling proposes some theories as to why, and yes, she does ask whether the current crop is good enough. Take a look at The New York Times‘ list of the U.S.’s weekly bestselling...

Super Sailor Moon S.H. Figuarts

Krystallina takes on Amazon, as this retail service gets an overview of its services, and how useful they are. A recent BloomReach survey showed that 44% of customers start their online shopping at Amazon, beating even Google. In addition, 44%...