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Bookstores Try to Turn the Page

Krystallina checks out bookstores and how they're doing (or not doing) in this week's Please Save My Money Depending on who you ask, the economy is either booming or on the brink of disaster. If you are concerned or believe the latter, then...

Anime Strike: Amazon Strikes Out After All

Krystallina gives her thoughts on the anime service that struck out looking to end their championship dreams. Or something along those lines.A year ago this month, Amazon made headlines with the announcement of their Anime Strike service. Well,...

Kemonomore Friends

Kemono Friends went from afterthought to surprise hit of 2017. Yet, as Krystallina writes, it's future is up in the air. How important is the staff of an anime to you? For many viewers, they may recognize some of the voice cast, the studio,...

New Year's Reflections

What do you think will be the headlines or recurring themes of 2018? What was the biggest news for you in 2017? Krystallina shares what got her thinking with the year winding down. As 2017 draws to a close, two phrases stand out to me when thinking...

A Con by Any Other Name...

SDCC sued Salt Lake Comic Con, which, based on what's been presented, Krystallina wonders how this will impact other conventions. If someone told you, “I’m going to Comic Con!”, what city do you think they are heading to?...

FAKKU Doubles the Hentai

Krystallina sees that FAKKU acquired Kitty Media. This has led to wonder about where the hentai publisher is going now. Crunchyroll is arguably one of the biggest success stories in the anime industry. While originally one of many hosts of...

Should GameStop Become GeekStop?

After GameStop's Power Pass program has been suspended, Krystallina wonders what the future holds for the company. Remember a few weeks ago the Internet was abuzz about Power Pass, GameStop’s rental game program? I also covered the news...

What Would Be Your Ideal Online Anime Store?

Krystallina wonders what would be your ideal anime online store, but not without sharing her ideal store first in this week's Please Save My Money.There are a lot of great places that sell anime, manga, and other related merchandise. And I’m...

The Hunt for Anime Black Friday Deals: 2017 Edition

Prepare yourself for the Black Friday rush with this week's Please Save My Money column.For those of you in the U.S., Happy Thanksgiving! And happy Black Friday weekend! By the time some of you read this, some of these deals may already be live....

How Do You Media Do?

Krystallina takes a look at a new company publishing manga digitally, and what's good and bad about it so far.As many North American licensors merge or strengthen their connections to Japanese companies, it’s nice to know there is still...