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Buy anime, make a donation to help kids learn to read

Right Stuf partners with Reach Out and Read Iowa
Feb 01
// Karen Mead
If you're like me, you always intend to give more to charity, but the mystery of where your money really goes holds you back. Some charities are great about spending your money for the benefit of the populations they serve, b...
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Ghibli, Hatsune Miku, and more among new LINE stickers

Can you resist?
Nov 23
// Kristina Pino
Oh hey, it's Kristina with another update on the amazing stickers LINE has updated their store with recently! You can see images of all the stickers I'm talking about in this post down in the gallery. First is a new set by Gh...

Be a Friend to the victims of Tohoku

Suit your iPhone up for a good cause
Feb 12
// Hiroko Yamamura
It's hard to believe it's almost been two years since disaster struck the people of Tohoku and surrounding regions. Many survivors are still attempting to try to piece their lives back together. Japanese mobile phon...

Tsunami-devastated Tohoku gets a cute, viral mascot

Mar 26
// Bob Muir
Japan loves making mascots for things. The latest is Zunko Tohoku, whose purpose is to raise the spirits of those in the Tohoku region that was hit by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Zunko, named after the zunda mochi rice c...


Gurren Lagann art book is for charity, go buy one!

Sep 08
// Chris Walden
Fan of the drill-centric series Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann? Well if you nodded (you did nod, right?) and you also happen to own a Kindle, it's time once again to bust that piggy bank open and fork over some cash. Luckily, it'...

Calling all from the UK: Go to Kitacon 3.5!

Aug 28
// Chris Walden
Feel like having a charitable September? Well you're in luck fellow UK dwellers, as Kitacon 3.5 will be held in London on the 23rd for just such a purpose. Money will be raised in several ways, including a 'donate at the door...

Linkin Park streaming from Nicofarre on September 9th

Aug 24
// Chris Walden
Popular rock band Linkin Park will be performing the last show of their "A Thousand Suns" tour in the Tokyo club Nicofarre. Unlike previous fixtures in the tour, this show is set to debut remixes of songs from their latest al...

Hendane to sell Little Hands charity doujinshi

Jun 30
// Tyler Jones
If you've ever been to a dealers room in an anime convention, you are probably aware of Hendane. They're the guys shouting "YAOI!" at the top of their lungs and selling everything from paddles to computer games. Actually, I g...

While the events of the March 11 earthquake are a while behind us, Japan isn't out of the clear just yet. There's still a massive cleanup effort underway, and thousands upon thousands of people are still displaced from their ...

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