What I got this week

Having never done one of these and having recently received my order of miscellaneous things from J-List (sadly, none of which were games).

So, onto the pictures of the package from Japan and J-List!

2014-05-26 15.07.04While not anime, manga, or games, this replacement for a stapler will save money on staples and is in general a nice thing. It’s decently heavy and feels very solidly built, and will be a nice desk addition to go with the perpetual calender J-List offers.

 

 

2014-05-26 15.07.13Monster Musume, do I honestly need to say more?

After all, I rewarded it for being as fun as it is, so I may as well make sure I have the full set for my shelf.

 

 

 

 

2014-05-26 15.07.19The accessory set for the Moekana I have, the Moekanji cards will help learn the written language!

Plus, the eyes glasses that they always seem to send.

 

 

 

 

I wish I had  a more exciting order, but as someone used to more reviews and in depth first impressions What I bought articles form me may not be too exciting.

Preview: Custom Maid 3D

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Yeah, no, you aren’t getting any more of the cover art, especially since it’s work safety is debatable and my image editor will not save as any sort of standard file, so you get to enjoy a horrible crop.

Custom Maid 3D is a recently released game from Kiss, who partnered with G Project to develop some new idea for visual novels.

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2012 Awards

trophyYes, it is that time of year again. I was going to delay this until Wednesday or Friday, or even the weekend at the latest, but I decided to simply do so, since I had everything sorted and delaying was pointless, really. Slacking off is no good.

You probably remember my previous awards list. This time, however, I decided to actually be serious about it. Why give a series that is good and continues to be good a humorous award for the author being good, when another new series could also be good? This time, the awards are to be serious, and intended to convey any sort of weight of being ‘the best in this category.’ Not much weight, since this isn’t a huge blog, but some weight, as I don’t get bribed, nor do I have any incentive to award awards to well known mangaka, games studios, or anime studios. They usually don’t send me review copies, so I get to remain independent and not have to worry about sucking up to them so that I may continue to be on their good side.

These awards work simply: I have a few categories, and will award the award in each category for what was the best in the category. A new game/manga/anime will be weighted more so than one that didn’t come out this year. However, if something from this year was that far from par, something from a previous year that was still good may take precedence.

Let’s get started, then.

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