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Pretty much as the title and description ask, where do you feel is overall the best place and way to go about purchasing anime Blu-Rays and DvDs?

Simply amazon? Or shops that are dedicated more solely to Anime?

Can you provide links? I only own a few DvDs and old VHS tapes from years ago of a few series and they were all mostly purchased at local comic book and hobby store.

I want to contribute more to the industry and buy more in support of it, but I also don't want to pay some of the ridiculous prices. is such a thing possible?

Thanks in advance for anyone who takes time to respond.

- Yam
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Right Stuf: http://www.rightstufanime.com/ (big anime specialty shop and is currently having holiday blowout sales)

Robert's Anime Corner: http://www.animecornerstore.com/ (Similar to RS above, but smaller in scale)

Deep Discount: http://www.deepdiscount.com/ (Sentai products are periodically 50% off MSRP or more, plus coupon codes for more savings are stackable)

FUNimation Shop: http://shop.funimation.com/ (has good deals from time to time on FUNi titles, yesterday was the best with Cyber Monday closeout pricing on several items)

Right Stuf has best customer service of the bunch and free shipping at $49. Deep Discount has free shipping at $25 but the packaging is not always the best. FUNi packages things decent enough but customer service is hit or miss in terms of how quick you get a response. I would advise checking out the Right Stuf sale going on now as it has some of the best prices you will see year round. It goes until December 27th.
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Amazon is definitely near the top of the list for me. I also tend to buy older titles at www.oldies.com . They frequently have complete season of older anime at dirt cheap prices (they had a few complete seasons last week for under $10 USD each).

Deepdiscount and Right Stuf are also great as Sonic720 pointed out .
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Posted 12/1/15 , edited 12/1/15

sonic720 wrote:

Right Stuf: http://www.rightstufanime.com/ (big anime specialty shop and is currently having holiday blowout sales)

Robert's Anime Corner: http://www.animecornerstore.com/ (Similar to RS above, but smaller in scale)

Deep Discount: http://www.deepdiscount.com/ (Sentai products are periodically 50% off MSRP or more, plus coupon codes for more savings are stackable)

FUNimation Shop: http://shop.funimation.com/ (has good deals from time to time on FUNi titles, yesterday was the best with Cyber Monday closeout pricing on several items)

Right Stuf has best customer service of the bunch and free shipping at $49. Deep Discount has free shipping at $25 but the packaging is not always the best. FUNi packages things decent enough but customer service is hit or miss in terms of how quick you get a response. I would advise checking out the Right Stuf sale going on now as it has some of the best prices you will see year round. It goes until December 27th.





neugenx wrote:

Amazon is definitely near the top of the list for me. I also tend to buy older titles at www.oldies.com . They frequently have complete season of older anime at dirt cheap prices (they had a few complete seasons last week for under $10 USD each).

Deepdiscount and Right Stuf are also great as Sonic720 pointed out .


Thanks to you both!

Know good places for figures?
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check goHastings
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Mainly for European residents (UK based company); United Publications (https://www.up1.co.uk/)

...But has a US off-shoot as well; http://www.up1usa.com/

Has the entire available (includes usually exclusives as well like Durara!!) lineup of US & UK & AUS anime (the last one meaning, if you ever think about ordering the Australian release of Dennou Coil and live in Europe, look no further ...)

Manga likewise.

Games/Visual Novels likewise.

Listings include available adult material as well (games, hentai anime).

Anime figures (imports from Japan). Prices for them might be a tad higher compared from places like Hobby Search etc. On the other hand, if you live in Europe, no need to pay Customs dues...
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amiami.com

been my top pic for awhile for toys and media.




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