Burglary Ring Disappointed After Targeting Homes Of Otakon Attendees

  BOSTON, MA – The head of a burglary ring that broke into homes of residents who were away to attend Otakon are reportedly very disappointed with their loot. “All…

Crunchyroll Buffering Mistaken for Dramatic Pause

ATLANTA, GA — What was perceived to be a dramatic pause to establish focus on a line of dialogue has turned out to be the Crunchyroll stream buffering. Sources report that…

Glasslip Episode 05: Don’t Judge Me

I do not remember what compelled me to pick up Glasslip this season. I believe I thought it was about glassblowing which sounded pretty cool and offered some interesting potential. Then I…

Kancolle Anime Delayed To Winter 2015 Due To Inability To Come Up With Plot

TOKYO, Japan – The upcoming anime Kantai Collection, which was originally slated to premier in Summer 2014 and was already previously delayed to the Fall 2014 season, was delayed again…

Anime Maru’s Guide to Your First Convention

With Otakon coming up quickly, many of our readers will be attending their first anime convention in the upcoming weeks. Here are some helpful tips on having a fun first…

Manga-Anime Guardians of the Galaxy To Fight Piracy Wherever it May Lie

XANDAR — Following their heroic rescue of the planet Xandar, the space-faring superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy announced that they have accepted a mission from the government of Japan…

Man Hospitalized After Exposure to ANN Forums

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A 24-year-old man was rushed to the emergency room late last evening after coming into contact with the Anime News Network forums, officials stated. According to a report, the…

‘Like a Flower Blooming Anew’: Fan Overcomes Addiction to Hatewatching Sword Art Online

LOS ANGELES, CA — It was nearly two years ago that anime fan Michael West hit the lowest point of his life. “I was sitting in my bed, sweating, staring…

Letters to the Editor: July 2014

We’re Going Legit-nyaa! SIR― In your recent article about Nyaa issuing DMCA takedowns (link), you allege that Fakku is ‘getting bad press.’ While this may be true, it is important…

Koch Brothers, George Soros Defend Aniplex Pricing

NEW YORK, NY – Multi-billionaires from both sides of the political spectrum have come together to defend Aniplex of America’s anime pricing scheme. In an open letter to the New York…