Category Archives: Confessions of a Mangaholic

Fire Sale of Manga!
February 15, 2009

Fire Sale of Manga!

Well, I finally did it.  I have listed some of my complete series up on eBay.  I only put up …Read the Rest

Why I Hate Con Season
February 8, 2009

Why I Hate Con Season

Even though most of the big Cons are in the summer, Con Season gets its official start now in February …Read the Rest

Early Spring Cleaning
January 12, 2009

Early Spring Cleaning

Well, it’s January in California, and to all you people in the Midwest and East Coast, that usually means lots …Read the Rest

What's Been Going On
January 10, 2009

What's Been Going On

Some of you out there may be wondering about my lack of posts lately.  Most of you probably haven’t, but …Read the Rest

Desperate Times
December 22, 2008

Desperate Times

Want to know why the Japanese model of selling anthologies without back issues won’t work in the US?  This ebay …Read the Rest

Viz does it again
November 22, 2008

Viz does it again

I want to cut down on the manga I buy, I really do.  But Viz just keeps making it harder!  …Read the Rest

Dream Job Part 2
October 22, 2008

Dream Job Part 2

Between the news about the economy and the negativism in this years elections (If I hear one more person in …Read the Rest

Feast to Famine
September 6, 2008

Feast to Famine

The Manga gods (ie publishers) smiled down on me in August.  After having such a frustrating time with having to …Read the Rest

Wishful Thinking
August 28, 2008

Wishful Thinking

When I was in High School, I wanted to learn Japanese.  My Dad thought I was crazy, since he didn’t …Read the Rest

Viz Hates Me
August 8, 2008

Viz Hates Me

I have no doubt about that now, after going through the Previews for July.  I’ve been able to keep my …Read the Rest

Bragging Rights
June 25, 2008

Bragging Rights

I has them. At least I thought I did until I saw this forum thread. I’m way behind compared to …Read the Rest

Never Go Against Your Instincts
May 24, 2008

Never Go Against Your Instincts

Ordering from the Previews catalog can be like gambling. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. And I lost big time. …Read the Rest

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