Monthly Archives: January 2015

Book-Off Haul for January 28th, 2015

I work in Akihabara, which is the near-undisputed Mecca (or…should that be “mecha”?  …I’ll show myself out) of otaku geek shopping culture.  Everything you could ever want, and plenty of things you wonder how anybody *could*, are available…usually at higher-than-online prices.  It’s kind of like a brick-and-mortar…with a really amazing “You maybe also like…” […]


Collecting is Like a Hurricane…

I have this weird rule.  I will buy literally ANY Scrooge McDuck merch that I happen across.  This has resulted in my buying literally *several* different things over the past decade.  Scrooge isn’t a terribly popular character in Japan, is what I’m getting at.  Every now and again, I’ll encounter something in the course of […]