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Phat Anime Lootz
When the first geek-centric subscription boxes came around, Loot Crate was one of the first to make a name for the monthly mystery goody box that caters to connoisseurs of cool. When I first got my hands on a Loot Crate, I wi...

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Steam Anime Sale

Steam's Anime Weekend sale reveals the depths of our infiltration


'Send the rest', he said
Apr 29
// Josh Tolentino
Sony isn't the only place putting the deals out for Golden Week. Steam, that hive of all other things Japanese when it comes to gaming, has just pulled the trigger on its Anime Weekend Sale. Running through Monday May 2nd, th...
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Golden Week PSN Sale

It's a golden time for Sony's Golden Week 2016 PlayStation sale


Try Gravity Rush, Yakuza, and Suikoden!
Apr 27
// Josh Tolentino
If you have an interest in cool Japanese things - and I'd wager you do, having visited this site and all - you might be aware that Golden Week, that most anticipated cluster of Japanese holidays, begins tomorrow, on April 29t...
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PSN Flash Sale

Hot deals on JoJo's, Fatal Frame this weekend on PSN


And more
Mar 19
// Josh Tolentino
Destructoid's Jordan Devore claims that grabbing Platinum Games' rollicking brawler Transformers: Devastation for less than a Jackson* is the centerpiece of this weekend's PSN Flash Sale. I respectfully disagree, because...

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Square Enix sale

Square Enix's Steam sale chops chunks off Final Fantasy and more


Lightning Returns....for fat bargains!
Mar 04
// Josh Tolentino
It's no surprise that here at Japanator we're into Japanese games, but we're also into saving a bit of money while getting them, which makes Square Enix's Publisher Weekend sale on Steam quite relevant to both of those intere...
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OMAKASE

OMAKASE Black Friday deal gets you some stylin' anime goods


I want that Senketsu scarf
Nov 25
// Red Veron
Black Friday is here again along with the insanity but not all deals are to be had in stores since a lot of the anime goods you want aren't in brick and mortar stores these days. One great deal I stumbled upon for the post-turkey day shopping holiday is the OMAKASE subscription goodie box by online video streaming service Viewster.com.
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Steam Comiket Sale

Go nuts for doujin games with Steam's Summer Comiket Sale


Indie-credible Deals
Aug 11
// Josh Tolentino
If there's one thing otaku like more than otaku things, it's otaku things bought for cheap, which makes Steam's latest excuse to have a sale especially relevant. Y'see, Summer Comiket is happening right about now, and the ota...
Steam sale photo
Steam sale

PSA: Anime is the name of Steam's weekend game sale


Now with more amorous avians!
Jan 09
// Josh Tolentino
Of all the geeky trends people took note of in 2014, one of the least appreciated is the Japanese gaming industry's growing embrace of indie development and global digital distribution. Sure, it's been happening for the last ...
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MangaGamer sale

Celebrate Moe Day with MangaGamer!


Also, it's Moe Day!
Oct 10
// Josh Tolentino
October 10th is a special day for fans of moe and puns, because today is Moe Day! Why, you ask? Well, the Kanji characters for "October 10th" (十月十日) just so happen to line up just right to spell th...
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PSN Sale

PSA: Dragon's Crown free, more discounts on PSN Sale


Get them while they're hot
Aug 08
// Josh Tolentino
It's not every day that you can get a bunch of good deals on a cool games, and that day has come if you're the type to buy things on PlayStation platforms. Both versions of Atlus' excellent Dragon's Crown are free to members ...
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Holiday Shopping

Aksys Games holds digital holiday sale


Get Fate/Extra for $9.99
Dec 03
// Karen Mead
You've got to keep a close eye on the folks over at Aksys Games. When they're not busy trying to raise money to help Typhoon Haiyan victims, they're holding a sale on digital titles in honor of the holiday season. The sa...
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PS Vita sale

PSA: PlayStation Vita hardware on sale at Radio Shack


All the portable gaming you can eat!
Nov 11
// Josh Tolentino
Hey, North Americans, I hear you're getting a PlayStation 4 soon! You know what would be a good companion machine for that monster? A PlayStation Vita! At least, Sony and Radio Shack seem to think so. Sony's done its part by ...
Japan PS Vita Sale photo
Japan PS Vita Sale

Japanese games star in the next PS Vita sale


Hook some big savings!
Aug 14
// Josh Tolentino
Hey, you know what's cool? Games from Japan for the PS Vita! You know what else is cool? Not paying a lot for videogames! It just so happens that Sony agrees with me, and has decided that for the next fortnight or so, you won...
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SMT and Fire Emblem offer

SMT IV gets an offer that gives you back part of yo yens


Only if you buy Fire Emblem Awakening as well.
Jul 09
// Salvador GRodiles
First I would like to say that Atlus has officially become my number one waifu, since they have teamed up with Nintendo to create an offer that's too good to be true. Starting July 16th, people who register Shin Megami Tensei...
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PSA: Persona and other Atlus titles on sale for Euro PSN


Persona, troll boulders, a funny way to say 'droplets', and the holy Trine-ity
Jan 16
// Josh Tolentino
Are you a fan of deals? Sure you are! That's why Atlus is offering those of you European deal-lovers that also happen to be game-lovers a deal...on games. Atlus-published ones. On the PlayStation Network.  From now until...
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Get your shopping on with pre-Black Friday sales


Nov 21
// Brad Rice
Looking to spend all that holiday gift money on your friends yourself? Well, here's a chance to blow everything you've got left after that Criterion sale earlier this month. Right now, there are three big sales going on: FUNi...
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PSA: Buy a PS Vita from Amazon, get Gravity Rush


Aug 01
// Josh Tolentino
In case you've been on the fence about getting yourself a PS Vita, a new Amazon offer might just help your decision. Buying a PS Vita, be it the 3G/Wi-Fi bundle or the regular Wi-Fi only model, will net you not only the handh...
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PSA: RightStuf begins its 12 Days of Savings


Nov 28
// Josh Tolentino
In this case the "S" in "PSA" means SWEET DEALS. Preeminent anime retailer RightStuf has begun its "12 Days of Savings" mega-sale. In fact, the whole sale will be going on for longer than twelve days, lasting through December...
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Hurry and buy: Persona 2, Fate/Extra are lightning deals


Nov 28
// Josh Tolentino
You've got less than half an hour left (as of 0850 PST)! And it's over! Fate/Extra (Regular and Limited) and Persona 2 are going for $20, $30, and $20, respectively.  Go!
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Poor food and late deliveries ruin some New Year parties


Jan 09
// Bob Muir
Japanese New Year celebrations usually incorporate osechi, a tradition dating back to the Heian Period involving symbolic foods packed into special bento boxes called jubako. Eating osechi is kind of a big deal, so you w...
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Save on S.A.V.E.! FUNimation releases anime up to 58% off


Dec 08
// OxKing
Well, we all love deals, and here at Japanator, we love to give you the latest bargains for your pitiful otaku wallets. Lately, when asked how to get the newest anime on the cheap, one of the best opt...
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Crunchyroll makes an offer you can't refuse


Nov 27
// Lauren Rae Orsini
It's like a used car salesman teamed up with Crunchyroll. You know, the one who's always like, "These deals are so crazy I must be NUTS to offer them to you!" Because this is ridiculous.I'm a big fan of Crunchyroll ...
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Take a look at some anime Black Friday deals going on now


Nov 26
// Brad Rice
While people are trampling over each other to get the latest and greatest on sale now, I have a feeling most of you are sitting tight in your home, enjoying the post-turkey glaze over your eyes. That doesn't mean today is a d...
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Deals: Tokyo for $699 in September, TGS tour


Aug 04
// Dale North
I've just booked travel for Tokyo in September, as I do every year for Tokyo Game Show. I know how expensive it can get, so that's why this deal from Destination Japan caught my eye. Round-trip airfare from Los Angeles to Tok...

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