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…

pixiv

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…

Kira Kira Idols

Latest Idol Craze Popular With Just Young Girls

OSAKA – The makers of the newest idol hit KiraKiraIdols have expressed surprise at the fact that it is popular with its intended audience, young girls. “Usually you run into…

GDC

Log Horizon Creator Invited to Speak at GDC

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Earlier this week, an update to the Game Developer’s Conference website announced that Touno Mamare, Japanese author of the Log Horizon light novel series, would be…

KiritoProtest

Florida Man Stands His Ground Against Sword Art Online Hater

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Prosecutors have yet to make a decision on whether to charge local anime fan Tyler Barton, 27, with the murder of 7-year-old Anthony Bradley after…

drawnmedia

Japanese Government Bans All Drawn Media in Attempt to Restore National Sex Drive

TOKYO — In one of the most controversial decisions in Japanese history, the National Diet of Japan enacted a permanent ban on all drawn media. The ban came after a…

hanakananews

Anime News Network Reporting that Everybody is HanaKana

Over the last 24 hours, Anime News Network staff have identified nearly every figure in anime news as voice actress Hanazawa Kana. The Internet’s Most Trusted Anime News Site has…