Category: News

2016’s Snow Miku Has Been Selected!

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Hatsune Miku’s yearly theme of Snow Miku returns to form in the latest competition for design. After 4 designs went head to head in a battle for the hearts of fans, the decision came down to one themed for skis, snowboarding, and owls? Read more »

The Fruit of Grisaia Available on Steam May 29th

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It’s been a long time coming, but the Kickstarter backed Visual Novel, The Fruit of Grisaia, is now showing signs of release. On May 29th, Steam will be releasing the game for download to those that wish to purchase it for $29.99, or those who backed into the Kickstarter. Read more »

Funimation Holds Spring Clearance Sale

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From now until May 11th, Funimation is putting over 400 products on sales. It’s called their Spring Clearance Sale and many of their great titles are going for 50% off. What’s better, is thatAll-AccessPass Subscribers get additional savings in the form of a “Buy 2, get 3rd 50% off” and free shipping (use promo code: SpringPass). Anyone else will still get the sale prices, but also free shipping on orders over $50. Read more »

Shonen Anime and Manga Sale on Right Stuf!

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Starting today, Right Stuf has listed a sale of epic proportions.  Epic in the form of Shonen titles ranging from 40% to as much as 90% off their standard price.  So if you’ve been putting off getting that Dragon Ball Z Movie, Fate/stay Collection, Attack on Titan, One Piece,  or even some Space Dandy, you’re in luck. Read more »

Spring 2015 Simulcast Schedule is Live

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Here at Otaku Spirit, we love keeping people informed. Not only that, but we love supporting the anime industry. Part of that effort is keeping an up to date listing of all of the simulcast offerings companies give for the current season of anime.

Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Daisuki are back for the Spring 2015 season with legit and supportive methods to getting your Hi-Def and Free Streaming Alternatives. Just click on our Simulcast Schedule to see when your most anticipated shows are airing and where to get them!  Be sure to bookmark it!

Note: The Simulcast is based off of North American Region Licensing. While some shows are licensed to steam in neighboring or other regions, it’s not always the case.

Section 23 Films Sale on Rightstuf

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For the next two weeks Rightstuf is holding a huge sale on Section 23 titles.  That’s up to 40% off on many great titles from Sentai Filmworks, Switchblade Pictures, Maiden Japan, Kraken Releasing and Happy Carrot! Read more »

Animecast: Love, Waifu & Other Delusions

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Love is in the air, and so is the news. In this episode we hit up a load of news before diving into some listener questions. Rounding out the episode, we pay tribute to Valentine’s Day by attempting to spotlight romance in anime. Read more »

Nozomi Entertainment Acquires Please Teacher! and Please Twins!

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Nozomi Entertainment, known for its share of rescue licensing of classic anime, has announced the acquisition of both Please Teacher! and Please Twins!.  Soon set to release both in individual DVD collections. Read more »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Anime Sales from Rightstuf!

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Valentine’s Day is a day of love, and what better way to spend it than with the anime we all cherish so much?  If you’re feeling blue because you missed the amazing Christmas Holiday Sales at Rightstuf, you’ll be happy to know that many titles from Funimation, SuBLime, and others are on sale through the Valentine weekend! Read more »

Yuki Yuna and Denki-Gai Get Pre-Order and Bundle Bonuses

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Ponycan USA, a newly established branch of the long-standing Pony Canyon, has recently announced their two first titles to be distributed in the US. With this exclusive release through Rightstuf, they also have a batch of bonuses for pre-orders also being available for the purchase of Yuki Yuna is a Hero and Denki-Gai. Read more »