England’s Roy Hodgson Admits Anime Selection Could Backfire

LONDON, England — After naming his 23-man squad and 7 players on standby for the World Cup in Brazil, England manager Roy Hodgson admitted his selection of anime on the…

General Mills Announces Sale of Nature Valley to Undisclosed Animation Studio

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — General Mills, the Golden Valley, MN-based manufacturer of food products, has shaken up the processed foods industry by announcing the immediate spin-off of its Nature Valley brand…

Man Arrested for Anime List Fraud

TACOMA, WA — Washington native and anime fan Darren Pritcher surrendered to authorities late Sunday afternoon to face a 30-count federal indictment that include charges of falsely reporting completed anime on…

SHAFT Confirms Interest in Buying the LA Clippers

LOS ANGELES, CA — Animation studio SHAFT has announced earlier today that they intend to bid for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers if the team becomes available for sale….

Fans Wait in Line for Hours to See Bullshit

TOYKO — Anime fans flocked to Ikebukuro over the Golden Week holidays to see a new exhibit featuring total bullshit. Despite scorching heat, fans lined up for hours and paid to see bullshit….

The Irregular at Magic High School Licensed by 21st Century Fox

NEW YORK — Multinational entertainment powerhouse 21st Century Fox announced today the acquisition of the anime series The Irregular at Magic High School with plans to edit it for theatrical…

Kancolle Cosplayer Arrested After Being Mistaken For Runaway Naval Officer

TOKYO, Japan – A fan of the popular browser game Kantai Collection (Kancolle) was arrested yesterday after being mistaken by military police for a naval officer who took an unauthorized…

Game of Thrones Declared Honorary Anime

LOS ANGELES, CA – HBO’s popular show Game of Thrones, based off of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, has been named an honorary anime due…

Urobuchi Gen Retires After Receiving Internet Criticism

TOKYO, Japan — Author Urobuchi Gen has announced his retirement earlier this week after reading messages on social media that criticized his writing. Sources state that the 42-year-old was visibly…

Obama Zings Putin At Anime Correspondents Dinner: ‘He Thinks he’s a Member of Zvezda or Something’

WASHINGTON – President Obama was the star of the evening at last night’s White House Anime Correspondents Dinner, sending a string of comedic jabs at Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I…