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6:30 PM on 03.22.2014

Suit up with Boomslank's "Ronin"

Our buddies at Boomslank have a new designer t-shirt worth checking out. Titled "Ronin," the design features a kneeling samurai decked out in a set of ouyori -- the classic armor donned by warriors during their feudal age. Th...

Tim Sheehy


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




11:30 PM on 02.15.2014

New Kill la Kill shirt pays homage to Tarantino

I would think by this point, everyone could agree that KILL la KILL favors style over substance, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. A lot of great show and films have done it over there years but nobody seems to embody t...

Tim Sheehy

10:00 PM on 02.06.2014

Omocat's weeaboo jacket is the baddest gear in town

Hey. Hey you. You want to rep your otaku pride, but tell other people not to mess with you? Omocat's got a fresh jacket coming out on February 28th, and it's worth considering buying. Just take a look at how badass it is. Wou...

Brad Rice

3:30 PM on 01.28.2014

Snore the afternoon away on a Snorlax cushion

Nothing is more annoying than finding your path blocked by a sleeping Snorlax, but thanks to the folks at Banpresto, you won't need a Poké Flute to snag one of these comfy cushions. Instead, all you have to do is pre-o...

Tim Sheehy

5:00 PM on 01.25.2014

Bandai releasing Attack on Titan merchandise this April

Bandai is set to release a small line of electronic goods that bare the symbol and colors of the Survey Corps from Attack on Titan this April in Japan.  The SK-01GR large headphones will run you 3,800yen ($37US) and just...

Josh Totman

11:00 PM on 01.18.2014

Mega Man board game kickstarter enters its final hours

By now you've probably heard of this kickstarter for a Mega Man board game. It's been all over the net, and covered on practically every major gaming site out there. Well, it's down to the final hours, and the project has man...

Tim Sheehy

8:30 PM on 12.21.2013

Check out the latest t-shirt design from Boomslank

Our good friends at Boomslank have released a brand new t-shirt for you to gush over. Simply titled "Tournament," their latest design depicts two schoolgirls exchanging blows on a busy street, surrounded by a crowd of on-look...

Tim Sheehy

2:00 PM on 12.16.2013

Pop the cork on New Year's day impact with Eva Champagne

New Year's time is fast approaching and that means late night anime watching parts for us real otaku. Now we all know that Pocky and Ramune will be on the menu, but my I suggest something a little bit more upscale then that?&...

Josh Totman

10:00 AM on 12.10.2013

Take an early look at the Final Fantasy 7 vinyl set

As with all things Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy VII gets special treatment above and beyond everything else. Jayson at Destructoid got his hands on an early copy of the Final Fantasy VII vinyl records, representing a "best o...

Brad Rice

1:00 PM on 12.05.2013

This Galaxy Express 999 watch will take you on a journey

File this one under “Beautiful but oh wow that price.” At about three hundred and ninety US dollars (¥39,000), this watch celebrates 60 years of Galaxy Express 999 manga artist Leiji Matsumoto. This is not som...

Eric Koziol

10:00 AM on 12.02.2013

Eating in just got way more exciting

Bored of the same old plates with little floral and checkered borders at home? Thanks to the folks at The Mary Sue, I've found a delightful otaku approved method to spruce up your meals. Check out the gallery for images of ma...

Kristina Pino







Save up to 55% off select Studio Ghibli titles on Amazon photo
Save up to 55% off select Studio Ghibli titles on Amazon
by Tim Sheehy

It's still Black Friday weekend, and with Cyber Monday right around the corner, there's plenty of savings to go around. While most consumers have kept their eyes glued to Amazon's amazing lightning deals, I've been digging around looking for the best deals on some of our favorite anime. It just so happens that Amazon is currently selling many of the Studio Ghibli titles, both DVDs and some Blu-rays, for nearly half off.

Some of the more popular titles listed include favorites like Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Ponyo, and so on. It's a pretty big list and while you might already own a fair amount of these films yourselves, many of these titles would make awesome gifts for family or friends. In fact, I finally have a niece I'm buying for this year, and I can't really think of a better way to introduce her to anime. Any of these, and I'm pretty sure she'll be a fan for life.

To view the full list of offers, click here

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