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Haruhi Suzumiya

A Lack of New Figures Lately

Long-time readers will know that I have a small collection of Anime and videogame figures, which is a very fancy term for glorified toys. I’ve written about them numerous times over the years. Because these figures are predominantly female characters, my friends have often (jokingly?) referred to them as my “dollies”. This doesn’t really embarrass […]

Happiness in a Box

My whole life growing up, I loved receiving mail. When your life isn’t filled with car payments and utility bills, what is there to dislike about mail. Mail always meant either a new videogame magazine or maybe a hallmark card celebrating some occasion (which often came with money or giftcards in tow). But even better […]

Haruhiism and the Power of Social Media

Today I get to talk about two of my favorite subjects which rarely overlap: Anime and Social Media. Say what you will about Web 2.0 and Social Media, but these buzzwords and the ideas they represent are changing how we digest information and how many companies do business. Anime is just one of many industries […]

The Extravaganza of Haruhi Suzumiya Nendoroids

A couple weeks ago, I briefly mentioned that a new set of Petit Nendoroids were going to be available this Fall. Although the release features two sets of five, I’m not too interested in the Day of Sagittarius Nendos. I’m for more interested in the concert set based on this artwork, especially the girls. Originally, […]

$80 for an Artbook?! You’ve got to be kidding me!

Today, I learned from Penny Arcade that Capcom is releasing a Street Fighter Tribute artbook in celebration of the series’ 20th Anniversary. The book compiles art from many (relatively) well-known artists of characters from the games, including Penny Arcade’s own Gabe. The catch? Capcom is charging $80 (plus $20 for shipping) for the artbook on […]

The Great Boss Lady Challenge!!!

I have been challenged by the powers that be (at work) and I’ve accepted their task! The Boss Lady at work is tired of never understand my blog posts; specifically the ones dealing with Anime and Anime subculture. So I have been tasked with giving her an Anime crash-course this summer. I have a mere […]

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This is the blog of Jeff Staple