Animecast: Supporting the Anime Industry


We love anime, and what better way to show our appreciation than spotlighting the companies and sources available to us for keeping anime growing and becoming more available. In this episode of the Animecast, we run through the places you can find your anime fix, 100% legit!

shawneklecknerfeatDiscussions include: Information Sites, News Sites, Anime Distributors, Anime Streamers, Manga Distributors, Manga Apps, Light Novels, Music Distributors, Figure Buying, Visual Novel Distributors, and Memorabilia in General. See below for full site listings.

The intro to this episode is called “Amrita” by Yui Makino which can be found on iTunes. The outro for this episode is called “Scapegoat” by SawanoHiroyuki featuring YOSH which can also be found on iTunes.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Visual Novels:

Adult Items, VN, and Manga: (adult), (adult), (adult)

Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.