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Start That Back-to-School Shopping with Umai
It is time to talk about something that bothers kids to no end: going back to school. But it's July. If you live in the Northeast, you will not be going back to school until after Labor Day. But if...
Umai Is More Than Just T-Shirts and Sweatshirts
Regular customers know Umai as the go-to source for anime apparel. We are well known for our anime sweatshirts and t-shirts featuring original artwork. But now, we want you to know there is more to our company and brand. T-shirts...
What Are Your Thoughts on the Live Action 'Cowboy Bebop'?
Netflix apparently hit a nerve when it announced a live-action iteration of the popular Cowboy Bebop series. Ever since then, the streaming giant has been teasing fans with limited releases of promotional information, costume pictures, and even an opening sequence....
Anime Offers Beauty in Simplicity
There have been plenty of discussions within our industry about what makes anime so popular these days. For sure, it is not new. But anime is hotter in the U.S. than at any other time in its history. Perhaps part of its appeal is its minimalism. In other words, anime offers beauty in simplicity.
How About Some New Anime Gear to Go with Your New Streams?
Anime is all over the place days. We love it. As a company, we've been all about anime from the start; we are by no means new to the game. But a lot of people are now discovering it for...