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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,...

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...

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...

SONimation: The Sony x FUNimation Deal

Sony decided it was finally time to act and brought a majority stake in FUNimation. How will this impact the pretty competive anime industry now? When Crunchyroll and FUNimation announced their partnership, there were a lot of jokes about how...