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It sure is strange when my first post for 2023 happens to be the Anime Deals: January 2023 Edition post, right?

Isn’t my first post supposed to be about my goals for 2023 instead of the Anime Deals: January 2023 Edition post?

Am I not going to talk about my goals for this year?

If that’s what you have in mind, then don’t worry.

Or should I say Donut Worry for those who are into Persona 5 reference?

The post about my goals for this year isn’t going away. You’re still going to see that post since it’s a staple on this blog.

It’s just that I have to start the year with the Anime Deals: January 2023 post since it’s the post that usually comes out during the first week of the month.

Rather than trying to break the pattern, I’m trying to be more consistent here.

Thus, the anime deals post at the start of the year.

If you’re wondering about my goals for 2023 and did I manage to achieve any of my goals for 2022, then don’t miss next week’s post.

In the meantime, let’s take a look at the deals that you don’t want to miss this month.


What a wonderful way to start a new year with amazing bargains for video games and anime and video game merchandise, right?

If you’d like to save more on your favorite games and merchandise, then you’re going to love the Christmas and New Year sale at Playasia.

On top of that, you’ll get free shipping when your purchase is $99.99 and above too.

That’s amazing, don’t you think?

The only caveat is that not all items are qualified for the free shipping offer. Only small and light items will get the free shipping option.

Case in point – video games.

If you’ve always wanted to buy games from a different region, particularly the US and Asia versions but prefer to get them when they’re on sale, now is your chance to do so.

It’s too bad that I’m not sure how long the Christmas and New Year sale will last since it doesn’t state anywhere on their website.

But I’m guessing that the sale won’t be available for long.

If you’re curious about the items that are on sale on Playasia, you can take a look at this page right here:

Playasia Christmas and New Year sale

Just to let you know that their free shipping offer will still be available even after their Christmas and New Year sale is over.

You can still take advantage of their free shipping offer even if you’ve missed the sale.

Does one of your goals for this year is to be fluent in Japanese? If that’s you, then you’re going to love what has in store for you. is currently running a 12-Month Challenge promotion where you can get Premium access for only $99 and $199 for Premium PLUS access.

That’s $8.25 per month and up to $117 off if you’re wondering how much you’ll save when you sign up for the Premium or Premium PLUS subscription right now.

Want something more customized for you instead of the one-size-fits-all learning approach?

Believe it or not, you can do that with the Premium PLUS subscription. This plan comes with access to your own teacher in addition to access to all lessons and study tools.

So, no more run-of-the-mill approach for your Japanese lesson.

This offer will only be available until January 13th, 2023. If this is something that you’ll need to take your Japanese proficiency to the next level, you can sign up for any of the plans right here:

Sign up for the 12-Month Challenge offer

My Payhip store

If you enjoy reading original light novels and you’re looking to read more of them this year, then take a look at my books on my Payhip store.

While most of my books are in a series, I do have two books that are standalone novels.

If you want something more of a one-time thing, then I highly recommend that you take a look at my standalone books, The Diary of Modern Cinderella and Twisted Destiny.

Interested in giving any of my books a try? You can take a look at any of them right here on my Payhip store:

Sekina Mayu Payhip store

Regardless of which books you buy, don’t forget to use the coupon code SEKINAMAYUBLOG to receive 25% off on your purchase.

Just to let you know that my books are available in print and on other retailers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and Apple Books as well.

But you can only get a discount when you buy from my Payhip store, though.

Affiliate disclaimer

Just to let you know that Anime Deals: January 2023 Edition contains affiliate links. I’ll be compensated when you buy anything through my affiliate links. Don’t worry, I’ll be compensated at no additional cost to you.

Your purchase through my affiliate links will help me to continue bringing more book recommendations and commentary related to the books that I already recommended on my blog.

And of course, it helps with keeping this blog running for years to come too.

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