Posts Tagged ‘rant’

Crunchyroll: “No UQ Holder chapter 154 for you!”

Crunchyroll: “No UQ Holder chapter 154 for you!” Well, here we go again. Crunchyroll has managed to top itself when it comes to giving a middle finger to its paying customers. This time, it doesn’t appear we are going to get UQ Holder chapter 154. Crunchyroll: “Manga is a second class citizen for us” When

Read the full article!

UQ Holder

Today’s Missing “UQ Holder” Review, Courtesy of Crunchyroll!

Today’s Missing “UQ Holder” Review, Courtesy of Crunchyroll! I’d like to personally thank the management and owners of Crunchyroll for their awesome commitments to quality control and providing the product they’ve promised right on time. It is refreshing to see a company so dedicated to customer service and making sure that there are as few

Read the full article!

Miku

Crunchyroll Manga: “Quality control? Customer service? Up yours!”

Crunchyroll Manga: “Quality control? Customer service? Up yours!” You know, I’ve been supportive of Crunchyroll Manga, mainly because I really like the idea of legal, online manga being published when it “officially” becomes available in Japan (for Weekly Shounen Magazine titles that Crunchyroll Manga has, like UQ Holder and Fairy Tail, that would be Wednesday

Read the full article!

TokyoPop

TokyoPop can kiss my big, fat oshiri!

TokyoPop can kiss my big, fat oshiri! So there I am, being lazy and deciding to take the evening off since it is a holiday weekend and by George, I’m going to goof off. And then word comes to me from multiple sources, saying that at Anime Expo, TokyoPop (or rather Stu Levy) says, “We’re

Read the full article!

CLAMP: The Hiatus Masters!

CLAMP: The Hiatus Masters! A couple of days ago, I reached into my stack of manga volumes that I’ve not blogged about, and I grabbed Gate 7 volume 4.  I thought I had read it, but in fact, I had not.  So I read it and started prepping for a blog entry (coming soon).  I

Read the full article!

Piracy Wars: AstroNerdBoy, Viz Media, TV Tokyo, and the DMCA

On December 27, 2006, I decided to delve into the world of blogging about anime, manga, and things Japanese. Prior to that, I wrote reviews (and still contribute on occasion) to Community Anime Reviews, starting in 2002. In all that time, my only real concerns about bothering publishers & distributors were my Negima! spoiler images

Read the full article!

Shocking News: Japanese Idols’ Job is Making Male Fantasies

It has been a while since I did a post that some will see as controversial. I figure I’ll be in the minority on this one. (Can I blame my time living in Japan and coming to understand the culture and mindset? ^_~ ) Nevertheless, a recent incident involving AKB48 idol member MINEGISHI Minami and

Read the full article!

Hayate the Combat Butler

Hayate the Combat Butler: Illustrating Failure of U.S. Anime/Manga System

I’ve been an anime fan for a few years now, going back to 2002, and a manga fan for nearly as long, going to 2003.  As such, I know how the Japanese anime, manga, and light novel markets work to an extent. Depending on the series, an anime adaptation of a light novel or manga

Read the full article!

Powered by WordPress