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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...

GameStop and Borrow?

GameStop has come up with a new idea, and Krystallina wonders if it's worth looking into.It’s no secret that much of GameStop’s revenue comes from used game sales. (Although arguably many of their “new” games would be...

Let the Shopping Blitz Begin!

Think the title, especially if you're looking for anime, manga, games, etc, over the next two months, speaks for itself.Some of you may still be recovering from a Halloween sugar rush, but it’s the first of November already. You know what...

Ys and the ARt of Translation Maintenance

Krystallina gives her take on NIS America's lackluster translation of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, and exactly how it was pretty disastrous. Have you heard about Pixel Earbuds? Although not the first device to do so, you put them on, and through...

Go, Go, go90

Verizon's go90 is streaming anime. This leads Krystallina to check out if it's worth the time to use it in this week's Please Save My Money.As I’ve mentioned before, it’s easy to get stuck in a routine. If you have a little time...

Can Anime Help Save Toys R Us?

Could anime boost a brick and mortar store? When I first got into Sailor Moon all those years ago, I remember the excitement of finding VHS tapes of the series at my local Toys R Us. After that, I went into the store constantly to see if any...

Is the Order a Cosplay?

In this week's Please Save My Money, Krystallina shares some ideas on what you could dress up for this month. It’s that day of they year again: Halloween, the international day of cosplay! So while my Halloween-related post last year...

How Do You Like Your Anime & Manga Releases?

With one major anime company announcing they're phasing out DVD releases, Krystallina wonders how do we prefer our anime and manga releases.Back during the anime/manga boom of the 2000s, prices were simple: $10 got you a manga, and $30 got you...

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,...