Author Archives: Kaizora

About Kaizora

A front-end web designer/developer with an interest in the human side of things.

Free eBooks from

Honto is giving away a large selection of their eBooks (including manga, light novels, novels, magazines, etc) for free to promote their eBook business for a limited time. Some popular titles include “Your Lie In April (四月は君の嘘),” “Attack on Titan – Before … Continue reading

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Tokyo Otaku Mode Holiday Edition

Here is a summary of all the deals going on at Tokyo Otaku Mode for the month of December. ——————— This upcoming event is the TOM Santa giveaway which only accepts entries from Dec 7-9. Everyone who enters their giveaway will … Continue reading

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CDJapan now has English eBooks

A little late on the news, but CDJapan announced on June 9th that they now have translated to English ebooks/manga. There’s quite a variety; some popular titles include Deadman Wonderland,Welcome to the N.H.K., Tokyo Ravens, Eureka Seven, and others. The price … Continue reading

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Otaku Mode Sign Up Bonus

Looks like Otaku Mode is running a special invite campaign again, so if you haven’t already, sign up with this link, and you’d get $10 in TOM Points as opposed to the normal $5 :). If you haven’t heard about them, … Continue reading

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Time of EVE International Release

A week late in posting this, but… I backed Time of EVE: The Movie on Blu-ray by Pied Piper / DIRECTIONS / Studio Rikka last year and just recently received my Blu-ray with the extras :). They were behind schedule in … Continue reading

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Free Shipping Over $100 at Otaku Mode!

Awesome news! Otaku Mode is offering free shipping on all orders over $100 now! This makes ordering a lot easier; previously, it was a $200 min. for free shipping. Now it’s $100. Plus, it’s EMS shipping from Japan and USPS if … Continue reading

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Tokyo Otaku Mode Opening New Warehouse in US

Great news for US otaku fans! Otaku Mode has recently opened up a new warehouse in the US. This means that for US customers, it would be faster (and cheaper) if you buy products that are already in their US … Continue reading

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Tokyo Otaku Mode Review

Hey guys, I received my first order at Tokyo Otaku Mode and wanted to write about my experience here. Tokyo Otaku Mode Review I placed an order on 8/13 for two items: T-Shirt: 162nd Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Takao 02) … Continue reading

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“Sakura Sale” on Tokyo Otaku Mode

Seems like Tokyo Otaku Mode is having a small sale of up to 70% off (though as expected mostly 20-30%) off some goods. Might be able to score some cheap anime goods. Again, if you register with my link, you’d … Continue reading

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Recently, I exchanged emails with Fabio from Italy, who contacted me about’s eBooks, particularly regarding the legality of it. As it seems, he was able to buy and read eBooks/eMangas on honto’s PC program found here: But his inquiry to … Continue reading

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