Paul Jensen: "Thanks have been given, turkeys have been eaten, and we're in the midst of the frenzied holiday sale season. If you went out and fought the crowds last Friday, congratulations on surviving the hordes of shoppers. If, like me, you hid indoors and shopped online instead, then I hope you enjoyed your peaceful afternoon at home. Either way, let's take a break from all the consumerism to remember what this time of year is really about: getting new anime. Welcome to Shelf Life."