Amazon Pulls Yaoi Manga from Kindle Store

Amazon, has pulled various explicit Yaoi titles from their Kindle store, and while authors are happy to censor their works so the can be inspected for any man bits, this has sparked a storm of controversy in the Yaoi community, who are accusing the retail giant of homophobia. However, despite pulling boys from the kindle store, Amazon have no problem keeping other highly erotic literature on the store, so long as it involves wholesome hetrosexual loving. Amazon are also accused of holding a double standard- yanking titles from the kindle store, but still selling them in physical format.
A full list of what titles have been removed, and which ones have returned castrated, can be found here.


Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya out on DVD/Blu-Ray

A little late this one, I know. But, Just a shout out to anybody with a understanding of japanese, February’s hit movie, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya has recently been released on DVD and Blu-ray in the land of the rising sun, cleverly coinciding with the holidays, and the time frame the film is set in. Luckily, people who need an English dub or subtitles to enjoy the film need not wait so long, As Bandai and Manga Entertainment have announced that DVD’s and Blu-Rays will be shipping worldwide soon. If you are fluent enough, or good at dabbling with softsub files, then the film is yours to import via just about every online store that stocks Japanese language films, included.