Deals

EXPIRED Deal Alert – SuBLime Manga Sale at Right Stuf

BL fans, get your fix at Right Stuf! Get 50% off MSRP all SuBLime titles with coupon code BL-2015, and almost 55% off if you’re a member of Got Anime ($12/yr). Sale goes until September 24th. Free shipping to US on orders of $49 or more. Click the banner to see all eligible titles.

Right Stuf

Note that Right Stuf is still not currently doing partial shipments, so your order may be held until all items are available. Right Stuf says this will be resuming “soon”, but there is still no ETA. So you may want to separate your preorders items from the in-stock items.

EXPIRED Deal Alert – Hot Topic Hot Cash Event: Get 50% Off Your Purchase!

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In the mood for some anime T-shirts? Bracelets? Bags? Right now at Hot Topic, you can spend your Hot Cash. For in-store purchases, you need to bring your receipt or packing slip and the coupon. For online purchases, you can redeem your Hot Cash by using the following codes:

$15 off $30: W65BTLGS
$30 off $60: 57J4TTYL
$45 off $90: TMBJMASL
$60 off $120: J2VVSWGJ
$75 off $150: BU69HL7B

Codes expire September 27th. Shipping is $4.99 no matter how big or small your order is, or you can opt for free ship-to-store. Make sure you are logged in to use the codes, and sign up for their HT+1 program to earn points toward a future 15% off coupon. Exclusions may apply, and Hot Cash is not combinable with other coupons.

Lots of anime merchandise is available along with various other pop culture items. Check the clearance section for discounted items.

Credit goes to Deals on Pops for the complete list of codes!

Are you picking up anything?

EXPIRED Deal Alert – Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Series Blu-Ray $35

Fullmetal Alchemist Blu-Ray Complete

Amazon is selling the newly-released Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Series on Blu-ray for $34.99. Shipping is free with Prime or on $35+, so you’ll need a small filler. Featuring 51 episodes, this box set is 46% off MSRP, a good price for a new release.

For more details about this set, please visit Funimation’s page.

I don’t know how long this price will last, so hurry if interested.

EXPIRED Deal Alert – Dark Horse Manga Sale at Right Stuf

It’s time for another publisher sale at Right Stuf. Get 33% off MSRP all Dark Horse titles with coupon code DHC-2015, and almost 40% off if you’re a member of Got Anime ($12/yr). Sale goes until September 17th. Free shipping to US on orders of $49 or more. Click the banner to see all eligible titles.

Right Stuf

Note that Right Stuf is still not currently doing partial shipments, so your order may be held until all items are available. Right Stuf says this will be resuming “soon”, but there is still no ETA. So you may want to separate your preorders items from the in-stock items.

EXPIRED Deal Alert – Vertical, Inc. Sale at Right Stuf

It’s time for another publisher sale at Right Stuf. Get 33% off MSRP all Vertical, Inc. titles with coupon code VERT15, and almost 40% off if you’re a member of Got Anime ($12/yr). Sale goes until August 31st. Free shipping on US $49+ or Canada at $250+. Click the banner to see all eligible titles.

Right Stuf

While this is a good sale,  please be sure to check out my other deal posts for some preorder deals. For example, you can currently get Tokyo ESP 1 for only $8.77 at Amazon or Walmart, and it has been under $8 previously. This is currently 45% off for everyone compared to Right Stuf’s member discount of 40%.

EXPIRED Deal Alert – PSN Flash Sale with Anime Games $8 or Less – Ends Tomorrow!

While PSN (US) is constantly having a flash sale, there’s a couple of anime-related and Japanese-related games in this latest sale. View the full list here, and go here to make your purchases. Better hurry, sale ends Monday at 11 AM Pacific!

Some games that may be of interest include:

Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! (PS3 or PS Vita) – $7.50
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift EXTEND (PS Vita) – $5.85

Fate/EXTRA (PSP/PS Vita) – $4.00
Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi (PS3) – $7.80
Naruto Shippuden: Un Impact (PSP) – $7.75
One Piece: Pirate Warriors (PS3) – $7.80
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 (PS3) – $7.80
Sweet Fuse: At Your Side (PSP/PS Vita) – $4.00
XBlaze Code: Embryo (PS3 or PS Vita)

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi is  historical fiction, but it features an excellent storyline even if you’re not a huge romance fan. I would recommend doing Hijikata’s route first since it covers the most history. Like HakuokiSweet Fuse is a good visual novel even if you’re not an otome gamer. It has a lot of video game parodies and features a good mystery story. For the latter, make sure you follow the recommended order of Wakasa –> Meoshi –> Mitarashi –> Urabe –> Shidou –> Shirabe –> Secret. (Although you might not want to end with the secret from a romance perspective. I did Shirabe last.) Regardless, both titles are highly recommended for manga (and anime) fans!

FYI, Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi includes both the enhanced port of Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (which is on sale here for $4) as well as the never-before-released in English fandisk. So pick up the PS3 Hakuoki game unless you only have a PSP or PS Vita. The base game is getting a PS Vita remake, and I’d be very surprised if it doesn’t make it over here. However, the game is well worth $8 in my opinion since it’s two games in one, and I doubt all the fandisk scenes will be in Shinkai: Kaze no Shou, which is due in Japan next month. This version also features the CGs done by the original artist.

So, are you picking up anything during this sale? Or have you played any of these games before and have an opinion on it? Let me know in the comments!

EXPIRED Deal Alert – GoHastings.com 40% Off 3+ Used Books, Movies, Music, & Games

GoHastings

GoHastings.com is offering 40% off three or more used books, movies, music, and games by entering the code FRIENDSHIP at checkout. Coupon code is valid through August 23rd.

After coupon code, you can get manga for as low as $1.03 a volume. With shipping, an eight volume series, for example, would cost about $2.40 a volume, which is over 75% off cover price! This is a good way to finish up any holes in your collection, or you can buy a whole new series. I’ve only ordered books from them, but almost all have been in very good condition.

Shipping for books is $3.00 for the order + $0.99 each item, movies and music is $1.29 an item, and games are $2.28 an item. They accept credit cards and PayPal.

Deal Shopping – A Look at Jet

Jet Logo
Shopping online can be wonderful, but we also have to be careful. Is that low price too good to be true? How fast will they ship? Is my information secure? While we tend to stick to sites we trust and are established, the former founder of Diapers.com launched Jet, a new shopping site designed to be a cross between Amazon and Costco/Sam’s Club. I take a look at this new site and whether you should consider it for your anime and manga (and other) purchases.

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