Gearing up for holiday shopping means wracking your brain for great gift ideas. Never fear! We’ve got the anime fan on your list covered (and we’ve even got a few ideas for your own collection). Click on the link for the official Conspiracy Comics Anime Best-Sellers Retrospective—what a mouthful—to kickstart your holiday season!
Ano Hana: The Flower We Saw That Day
Six childhood friends drift apart in the wake of their friend’s death—ten years later, the ghost of Meiko “Menma” Honma returns to their group’s former leader, Jinta Yadomi, with a request: to help her fulfill a forgotten wish so she can pass into the afterlife. Ano Hana blends shounen slice of life humour with heartfelt drama as it tests how much one friend would sacrifice for another. Perfect for fans of Angel Beats!
Join Natsu, Lucy, and the members of the Fairy Tail Guild as they fight for the weak, upgrade their wizardry skills, and repay the damages caused by their destructive antics. Surprise your Fairy Tail fangirl or fanboy with the highly anticipated film, The Phoenix Priestess, or Fairy Tail Part 7 (the latest installment of season two). Or, if you want to please a fan of One Piece or Naruto, pick up Fairy Tail Collection 1 and get them hooked on the first 24 episodes of the series!
Hetalia Axis Powers and World Series
History nerds, take cover—historical events are turned on their heads and shaken repeatedly in the fun and frenetic Hetalia series. Check out this light-hearted, satirical reinterpretation of well-known historical and cultural trivia as told through the bishounen personification of countries and regions across the globe. We’ve got the Hetalia Axis Powers Complete DVD Box Set and the all-new Hetalia World Series Complete DVD Box Set right in time to help you study for history finals.
Black Lagoon and Roberta’s Blood Trail OVA
Dark comedy and crime fiction collide as a team of pirates and mercenaries smuggle goods in and around the seas of Southeast Asia at the start of the 1990s. Join the firefight with the Black Lagoon Complete Season 1 and 2 Combo, or get a taste of bloodthirsty revenge in the Roberta’s Blood Trail OVA this Christmas.
High School of the Dead and Drifters of the Dead OVA
Zombie apocalypse meets ecchi harem fantasy in one of our top sellers of the year. High School of the Dead pits a group of teenage girls against the end of the world as a virus called “Outbreak” brings humanity to its knees. Not only do we have the High School of the Dead Complete DVD and Blu-Ray on shelf, we’ve also got the nightmarishly sexy Drifters of the Dead OVA, a special episode that takes the girls to a secluded desert island where even crazier antics ensue. A very scandalous Christmas to you~!
Rintaro Okabe, a self-proclaimed “mad scientist”, and his friend Itaru Hashida inadvertently create a gadget able to send messages to the past; however, their experimentation with the instrument leads to unpredicted changes and sets Rintaro on a quest to return the past to its original timeline in order to save his lab partner’s life. Steins;Gate crosses genres as much as it crosses internal timelines, making for a complex, unforgettable [and romantic] time travel [psychological] thriller.
Persona 4: The Animation
Based on the groundbreaking Persona 4 video game, Persona 4: The Animation follows Yu Narukami as he puts his newfound “Persona” powers to the test and sets out to uncover the truth behind a bizarre series of murders involving a distorted TV World. Urban fantasy fans and action/adventure junkies will want to add Persona 4 Collections 1 and 2 to their wishlists this Christmas!
Whoa! Algebraic! What Christmas is complete without some Finn and Jake fun under the tree? We’ve got a mathematical set of Adventure Time DVDs for new and addicted fans alike. Newbies should check out the Adventure Time Complete Season 1 and Complete Season 2 DVDs (or shiny Blu-rays) to get up to speed, while uber fans should check out the Fionna and Cake compilation or the Jake vs Me-Mow joint. Did we mention our Jake the Dad DVD comes complete with a plush Jake hat? Oh yes, we went there.
Drop by Conspiracy Comics to check out these and other great anime titles, or feel free to call and reserve your copy today! Happy holidays!