Otakus & Geeks Holiday Guide 2012

It's the most wonderful time of the year. The holiday season is slowly approaching and that means its time to shop. Have no idea on what to get for your friends or family members, have no fear the Otakus and Geeks team is here to help. Check out our holiday guide:

Movies & TV

On black Friday 20th Century Fox will have some great deals on popular titles from X-Men First Class, Prometheus and many more. Swing by http://www.foxconnect.com/ to find your favorite movies and TV shows and enjoy free shipping for orders over $25.

Bond 50th Anniversary Collection

With "Skyfall" breaking records in the UK and being one of the best Bond films ever, how can I not put the Bond 50th Anniversary collection. All James Bond movies from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig with hours of bonus features, interviews and behind the scenes footage. This is the ultimate collection for any die hard James Bond fan. The Blu-Ray collection is $199.99 and the DVD collection is $129.99


Best Buy on Black Friday will be selling the XBOX 360 250 GB with 2 games and a headset for only $199.99. If you ever wanted a XBOX 360 this will be the time to get it. Not sure if it's in limited supply but this is a deal you don't want to pass up.

Best Buy again is having a similar deal like the Xbox 360. This time for the Playstation 3. PS3 250 GB comes with the Uncharted Dual pack, Infamous and a 30-day trial of Playstation Plus only for $199.99.

Nintendo 3DS is coming with a limited edition flaming red version which has Super Mario 3D Land already installed. This bundle only cost $169.99. Black Friday only.

Nintendo releases the next generation of gaming with the Wii U. You have the deluxe set which has 32GB and the basic set which only has 8GB. The deluxe is $349.99 and the basic is $299.99.

Anime & Manga

Rated “M” for Mature Audiences · MSRP: DVD: $19.98 U.S. / $24.98 CAN Blu-ray: $24.98 U.S. / $27.50 CAN · Available November 27th    
Combining a foreboding medieval European-inspired setting with fantasy and exquisitely detailed swordsmanship, BERSERK: THE GOLDEN AGE ARC I – THE EGG OF THE KING follows lone mercenary, Guts, as he travels a land where a hundred-year-old war is taking place. His ferocity and ability to kill enemies attracts the attention of Griffith, leader of the mercenary group “The Band of the Hawk,” and Guts is recruited to the unit. Thanks to their continued victories on the battlefield, the bond between Guts and Griffith deepens, but despite all their success, Guts begins to question his reasons for fighting for Griffith’s dream. Unknown to Guts, this unyielding dream is about to bestow a horrible fate on them both.  The beginning of the epic Golden Age Arc Trilogy!

INUYASHA THE FINAL ACT SET 1 · Rated “T” for Teens ·
MSRP: DVD: $44.82 U.S. / $43.24 CAN; Blu-ray: $54.97 U.S. / $66.15 CAN · Available November 20th   
Kagome is an ordinary schoolgirl who finds her destiny linked to the half demon Inuyasha and the powerful Shikon Jewel. In their quest to restore the shattered Shikon Jewel, Inuyasha and Kagome face their ultimate enemy, the demon mastermind Naraku. Meanwhile, Sesshomaru learns the truth behind his sword Tenseiga, and Kikyo discovers a secret that could defeat Naraku! With the jewel nearly complete and in enemy hands, the race to collect the remaining shards intensifies, and an epic battle is brewing on the horizon! Box Set contains episodes 1-12.


BLEACH THE MOVIE: HELL VERSE · Rated “T” for Teens ·
MSRP: DVD: $19.98 U.S. / $24.98 CAN; Blu-ray: $24.98 U.S. / $27.50 CAN · Available December 4th   
Hell – a place where beings that have committed mortal sins during their lifetime are sent. It is a realm where even Soul Reapers are forbidden to interfere. When a group of vicious Sinners plots to escape from this eternal prison, they discover that Substitute Soul Reaper Ichigo Kurosaki is the key to their freedom. The Sinners launch an attack and in the process kidnap Ichigo’s younger sister Yuzu and take her to Hell. With the help of a mysterious man named Kokuto, Ichigo and his friends must now travel into the depths of Hell to stop the Sinners and save Yuzu, unaware that their actions could bring Hell to the World of the Living.

BLEACH Vol. 15 DVD BOX SET · Rated “T” for Teens ·
MSRP: $44.82 U.S. / $43.24 CAN · Available December 11th    
With Sosuke Aizen intent on destroying Karakura Town, the Soul Reapers fight to protect the four pillars placed by the Head Captain to replace the real Karakura Town with a fake one constructed in the Soul Society. When the Fracción Poww nearly destroys one of the pillars, the real Karakura Town slowly begins to return to the World of the Living. If it fully returns, the Soul Reapers will be unable to fight! Box Set contains Episodes 218-229.


NARUTO SHIPPUDEN THE MOVIE: THE WILL OF FIRE · Rated “T” for Teens · MSRP: DVD: $19.98 U.S. / $24.98 CAN;
Blu-ray: $24.98 U.S. / $27.50 CAN · Now Available!
In the latest NARUTO feature film, four ninjas with Kekkei Genkai justsu abilities that have been guarding the Hidden Villages of Cloud, Stone, Mist and Sand mysteriously disappear from their respective villages. The Land of Fire comes under suspicion as it is the only country to have suffered no loss. Mounting suspicion among the four countries could potentially set off the 4th Great Ninja War. In the Hidden Leaf Village, Tsunade orders her men to keep strict guard and to try to find out what really happened. At the same time, it turns out that Kakashi has left the village. The bad news deeply disturbs Naruto and his friends.     

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN DVD BOX SET Vol. 12 · Rated “T+” for Older Teens ·
MSRP: $49.95 U.S. / $43.24 CAN · Now Available!      
At the Akatsuki hideout, a weakened Sasuke hears the history of the Uchiha Clan from Madara and learns Itachi's true intentions. Meanwhile, Kakashi and Naruto, having lost the trail, must abandon their mission to capture Itachi and find Sasuke. The team is heading back to the village when an urgent assignment comes in from Tsunade that will lead them on a perilous journey to protect a young woman! Box set features Episodes 141-153.


POKÉMON BLACK & WHITE DVD BOX SET 1 · Rated “A” for All Ages ·
MSRP: DVD: $19.97 U.S. / $24.95 CAN · Available November 20th   
A new land, new rivals, new challenges, and all-new Pokémon make the 14th season of the Pokémon animated series one of the most exciting ones yet! When Ash and his mother accompany Professor Oak to the distant Unova region, Ash discovers Pokémon that he’s never seen before… and that he can’t wait to catch! He may have Pikachu at his side together with new friends Iris and Cilan, but he’ll still need plenty of new Pokémon on his team if he wants to challenge Unova’s expert Gym Leaders. His quest to become a Pokémon Master just got even tougher! Box Set features Episodes 1-12. 

For more information on these and other anime titles available from VIZ Media, please visit: www.viz.com.

The Rightstuf is having a Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals for Manga, Anime and live action Asian films.


Midtown Comics is having a 25% off everything starting on Friday.

BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE: 15% TO 45% OFF EVERYTHING from 11/23 to 11/26!

Visit http://www.midtowncomics.com/ for more details.
  • MANGA: 40% OFF
  • COMICS: 25% OFF
  • CARDS: UP TO 40% OFF
  • DVD’S: UP TO 40% OFF

Geek Fashion

When we think of geeky girl fashion we think "Her Universe." There will be a Cyber Monday sale going on which you can check out here http://www.heruniverseshop.com/departments/new-holiday-items.aspx? 

New for the season, fans will find fashionably fun Darth Vader Star Wars pajamas by renowned artist Katie Cook. "Everyone knows I love creating designs for Her Universe," said Katie Cook. "I jumped at the chance to combine two of my favorite things: Star Wars and pajamas." In addition to PJ's Her Universe has a new Missy style Star Wars top, new Doctor Who tops, an ultra cozy Battlestar Galactica sweatshirt, Star Trek earrings and a new Star Trek "Gorn" t-shirt featuring the art of guest designer and founder of Bye Bye Robot, Charity Wood.