Well this is just no good. According to Anime News Network:
Media Play has announced that it will close all of its retail stores in January, after the holiday season. The subsidiary of Musicland has failed to turn a profit in several years. Musicland's Sam Goody and Suncoast stores will not be affected. More details are available here and here.
Where am I going to dispense all my anime and manga money now? I've been buying my stuff from there for like 5 or 6 years. I guess I'm going to have to just shop online now. Any suggestions?