Dual Pilot Mech Deemed Too Awkward to Actually Operate

The FANUC Corporation generated industry buzz this week when its engineers successfully developed the world’s first large-scale mech controllable by human pilots. The machine utilizes the capabilities of two pilots in…

Kyoto Animation Starts Campaign to Erase ‘Musaigen no Phantom World’ From Existence

Earlier this week, an anonymous source leaked that animation studio Kyoto Animation has formed a new department specializing in cyberwarfare and media manipulation. With the studio trying to positively promote…

Fan Buys a Single Piece of Anime Merchandise, Gets Bragging Rights for Supporting the Industry

BOSTON, MA — Brian Gant has been watching anime for years now, and finally decided to invest into his hobby by buying a JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Nendoroid for a grand…

‘Love Live! Moonshine!!!’ Announced as Second Spinoff Series of Franchise

Sunrise confirmed earlier today that a TV anime titled Love Live! Moonshine!!! is currently in production. The new series is a continuation of multimedia project Love Live! which received its first…

‘A Place Further Than The Universe’ Inspires Fans to Visit Antarctica

SHOWA STATION, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica — A group of self-described anime fans arrived via boat at Showa Station earlier this week, eager to visit locations that will be featured…

Mario and Sonic Banned from 2018 Olympic Games

Shortly before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, the International Olympic Committee announced that in addition to their previously announced ban of Russia for their use…

Retrospective: Recalling the Distant Time When ‘Osomatsu-san’ was Popular

Every once in a while as an anime fan I get nostalgic for old times. For shows that were big when I was first getting into anime, the shows that…

Man’s Anime Marathon Interrupted by Loud Cheering From Adjacent Room

NEWTON, MA – A man’s anime viewing session was interrupted this evening with the sound of cheering from the next room over. Jeremy Meier, 28, stated that he had been…

Man Claims to be Watching ‘Ryuuou no Oshigoto’ for the Shogi

OSAKA, Japan — For the past several weeks, local postal worker Kazuhiro Yoshimura, 46, has been diligently watching this season’s Ryuuou no Oshigoto, an anime about a teenage shogi master who…

‘Boruto’ Production Staff Outsources Animation to Fiverr

Studio Pierrot, the production studio behind popular anime series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, turned a few heads this week with the announcement that the studio would begin to hire freelance…