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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...

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

Amanda and Jenny's Translator Tea Time podcast returns with a big time subject: how they feel when a work they're translating gets turned into an anime! Show Notes 1:00: Amanda and Jenny return, and immediately lament on having to wait to translate...

Annoying dialogue and poor characters are very much an issue in the manga adaptation of Reki Kawahara's The Isolator.Title: The Isolator: Realization of Absolute Solitude Genre: Sci-Fi, Action Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Yen Press (US) Story/Artist:...

By Justin on Mar 2nd, 2017
Chihayafuru

Manga's "age-old" battle.Chihayafuru. The Crown of Thorns. Sekirei. What do these series have in common? They’re among the growing list of digital-only releases. The Big Debate Most of you know by now that in the war between physical and...

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...