Apparently USPS tried to deliver a parcel to Stackry today, but they were closed? I expected the Stackry to just have a receiving area where the delivery people would just drop stuff off. It is odd that they need to have staff to receive parcels for reshipping.
Busy day for me:
Frieren: Beyond Journey's End Vol. 1 BD
The Apothecary Diaries Vol. 1 BD
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout Vol. 5 BD
Lucky Star Original Soundtrack
More photos in the spoilers:
Yep, this is why I often point out that it would be bad if Sony acquires Sentai & Hidive. They'd then have total monopoly to dictate what content gets licensed to streaming & physical releases and their prices.
Interestingly both seasons appear to still be available to watch through the Crunchyroll channel on Amazon video. Watch Amanchu!: Season 1 | Prime Video
Sentai sells the Picture Perfect collection which contains every everything except for the graduation OVA that came out after.
Eat the additional cost? Not a chance of them doing that, all of them are already implementing advertising tiers in their services. Besides as it is, the vast majority of these streaming services make no money.
The reason for the adverts being introduced into Amazon prime video is directly linked back to the deal for actor royalties for streaming. The adverts are designed to cover the costs that accumulate based on the popularity of the streamed media. Without the adverts a really popular show would...
Not a single one of my Japanese imports has included English subs or dubs. I do wonder if there is a connection between the ones that do, do they all share a common production committee, publisher or something?
I see Hidive got Gushing Over Magical Girls and Chained Soldier, I guess Crunchyroll just didn't want to license them to avoid controversy.
Although part of me is glad Crunchyroll didn't get the license, as Hidive is much more likely to get the uncensored release. And I'd much rather buy a...
Have we ever had a new season of an anime 17/18 years after the previous? Any new announcement of an anime over a decade after the last season is almost certainly going to be a themed cafe/event, OVA or remake at best.
The manga is great and pretty trippy. Kinda reminds me of Humanity has declined but even more unhinged and complex. The manga is actually already finished, but unfortunately no one has licensed it for an English release.