I got this Sakamoto cellphone charm as a gift after a colleague saw me tweet about pining for a plushie.. Those plushies that are still wrapped are going for 35K yen on Yahoo Japan. I owe her a date next time I’m in Japan. I got this Sakamoto cellphone charm as a gift after a colleague saw me tweet about pining for a plushie.. Those plushies that are still wrapped are going for 35K yen on Yahoo Japan. I owe her a date next time I’m in Japan.

I got this Sakamoto cellphone charm as a gift after a colleague saw me tweet about pining for a plushie.. Those plushies that are still wrapped are going for 35K yen on Yahoo Japan. I owe her a date next time I’m in Japan.

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me vs. anitwitter

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I love the internet sometimes

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The New York Times Covers Manga Reader Smartphone App Featuring Pirated Content #manga

the-new-york-times-logoI’m pretty sure the New York Times doesn’t care about what a small time blogger like me has to say about their video journalism, but the fact that a tech reporter decided to plug and give prominent coverage to a manga reader app in Manga Rock that was clearly using pirated content without making any effort to search for apps featuring officially licensed content should be cause for concern, since…

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On Super Arcade And What Arcades Mean To Me

Super ArcadeSoCal’s Super Arcade recently launched a Kickstarter campaignto gather the funding necessary to refurbish its location to make it more hospitable for its regulars as well as attract new customers to convert into even more regulars. What makes Super Arcade unique, is that it’s one of the few arcades standing in a nearly barren and moribund landscape, essentially kept afloat by the strength of the…

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New Link: How to Turn GameStop Into Your No-Fee Bank #games #business #banking

GameStopLogo_BlackRedStrange of Bloomberg Businessweek editors to crawl 4chan looking for content, but the truth of their whole story on using GameStop as a savings account is a bit less fantastic than the story describing the activity.

What the poster is doing is perfectly within the scope of the current policies, even if the local stores in his area don’t like it and are catching on. However, one catch the article…

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Anonymous Asked
QuestionIs there a reason why Bandai-Namco decided to shut down ShiftyLook? Is a rival company threatening them somehow? Answer

jimzub:

Bandai-Namco owns ShiftyLook so there isn’t any kind of rivalry or licencing issue at the heart of it.

With any large company you have lots of moving parts and different divisions doing different things. I can’t really talk about the specifics of ShiftyLook, but as far as I know it was part of a larger corporate decision rather than displeasure with the content we were creating.

Review: Tropic Of The Sea #manga

Tropic of the Sea wideWhen he passed away in 2010, Satoshi Kon was a celebrated director with many films under his belt that polarized as many viewers as they did shock and amaze.

While his films in Perfect Blue and Paprika showed off his talent for blurring narrative perspective to draw in viewers deeper into his stories, his other films in Millennium Actress and Tokyo Godfatherswere more conventional films, if…

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Review - Shinjuku Graphic Novel: http://www.animenews.biz/2014/03/05/review-shinjuku-graphic-novel/

During the hoopla and excitement of everyone sharing their #GrowingUpOtaku stories on Twitter a few weeks ago, I was contacted in a few messages by the social media manager of Twistory Studios in Christine De Joy after she noticed one of my tweets about Yoshitaka Amano. During the exchange, she let me know about an older book featuring his artwork called Shinjukuand the story is described as such.

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memoriescantwait:

What’s even sadder about the whole “anime feminism” debacle right now is that it took this long for this to come up in the first place. That it took people so long to realize that if you’re analyzing the progressiveness of something from another culture, you should probably consider how it would…