Hanakana NPR Wait Wait

Hanakana to Voice Role in NPR Quiz Show

CHICAGO – With the coming retirement of Carl Kasell from NPR News’ quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me this spring, the producers of the program have reached an agreement…

Umetsu

Wizard Barristers Finale to Feature Director Umetsu Reading Script In Empty Room

TOKYO – Due to budgetary reasons, next week’s finale of Wizard Barristers will be comprised entirely of a single shot of director Yasuomi Umetsu sitting in a chair and reading…

Rain Cold Study

Scientists Discover Cause of Common Cold in Little Girls: Rain and Low Temperatures

ATLANTA — Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have made a breakthrough in research of the common cold in little girls: It is caused by being out…

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CNN Reports Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Safely Landed on Isla

ATLANTA – In a shocking revelation that came to many people that had been skeptical of CNN’s coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, CNN cut into an episode of…

REVOCS Fashion Show

REVOCS Fashion Show Ends in Disaster As Clothes Come to Life, Eat All Models, Audience

TOKYO — A fashion show sponsored by global conglomerate REVOCS ended in tragedy when the clothing on display came to life and ate all the models and the audience. Model…

Crimea Conflict

Ukraine Conflict Surprisingly Not About Anime

KIEV — The revolution in Ukraine and international tension surrounding the Russian occupation of Crimea has received considerable media coverage and global attention for the past few months, confusing anime…

Poklonskaya

New Crimean Attorney General Natalia Poklonskaya Revealed to be Anime Girl in Disguise

SIMFEROPOL – The new attorney general for the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Natalia Poklonskaya, was exposed as an anime girl in disguise by Japanese fans. According to fan art obtained…

Japan Appoints First Middle School-Aged Prime Minister

NAGATACHO, TOKYO — The National Diet has appointed its first middle school-aged Prime Minister, 13-year-old Itou Nanami. “We’re very excited about this,” said Kitagawa Issei, one of the representatives of…

Durarara

Durarara!! Season 2 Announcement Deepens Tension between West and Russia

NEW YORK, NY – Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resolution supporting the breakaway of Studio Shuka from Brains Base, after it was announced that production of the second season…

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Kill La Kill Creators Admit to Using Pixiv for Ideas

TOKYO – In a new interview with Shounen Kuso magazine, Kill la Kill creators Kazuki Nakashima and Hiroyuki Imaishi admitted to mining the fan art website Pixiv for ideas. “We…