Mass Debating — Your Reactions to Violence Jack Getting Licensed

Discotek Media has licensed Violence Jack, the infamous OVA adaptation of the Go Nagai manga. What does the community have to say? (Story via Crunchyroll) SteadyProfanity Funimation missed out on a huge…

Game 4 of NBA Finals Interrupted by 10 Minute Long Flashback Sequence

MIAMI, FL — Game 4 of the NBA Finals, contested between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, was abruptly interrupted early in the third quarter to accommodate a…

JJ Abrams Criticizes Brynhildr For Use Of Lens Flare

HOLLYWOOD, CA – Director JJ Abrams, who is currently busy directing the new Star Wars movie, has lashed out at the creators of the anime Brynhildr in the Darkness for…

Otaku Petitions Government to Stop Calling Lolicon Manga “Child Pornography”

TOKYO, Japan ― Less than a month after the Tokyo Metropolitan government’s unprecedented decision to begin enforcing tighter controls of printed media, the otaku community has begun to fight back….

Sony Announces Every Game People Want Except iDOLM@STER

LOS ANGELES, CA — Sony’s press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo yesterday included announcements for so many highly anticipated games that fans almost didn’t notice the lack of news…

Research Confirms: Some People Actually Watching M3

PRINCETON, NJ – For the first time this season, researchers at Princeton University were able to confirm that the anime M3 The Dark Metal (M3: Sono Kuroki Hagane) actually has…

Staff Infection — Editors’ Picks for Summer 2014

kevo Glasslip? Wow talk about another typical P.A. Works show, pandering to the glass crafting enthusiast community to make a quick buck. Talk about the lowest common denominator. Bakumatsu Rock looks…

Police Bust Underground Mushi Smuggling Operation

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Police raided a once-abandoned warehouse and busted the largest mushi smuggling operation in the country, arresting nearly 100 alleged gang members and confiscating nearly $40 million of mushi…

Fans Outraged By Sailor Moon Crystal Trailer, Unsure Why

NEW YORK, NY – The world premiere of the first trailer for the upcoming anime Sailor Moon Crystal has left anime fans around the world furious, but none of them…

AMA Warns: ‘Kancolle’ Cosplay Carries Increased Risk of Hernia, Back Injuries

CHICAGO, IL – Cosplaying as characters from the popular browser game Kantai Collection (Kancolle), which is set to be adapted into an anime series later this year, carries an increased…