Tag Archives: Industry

Hasbro Announces Live Action Gobots Movie, Netflix Anime

PAWTUCKET, RI — In an early morning press conference, toy giant Hasbro announced they had secured the rights to release both a live action movie and a Netflix original animated…

‘Goblin Slayer’ to Feature More Shots of Birds in Order to Seem More “Artistic”, Less “Edgy”

Latest episode of Goblin Slayer confused, and amused, audiences with its closing scene — a near 2-minute close-up of a bird’s eye, followed by the credit roll. Though this sparked speculation about…

Studio Pierrot Refuses to Release New ‘Tokyo Ghoul: Re’ Blu-rays to “Filthy Anime-Onlys”

Controversy emerged today in Mitaka, Tokyo as Studio Pierrot has officially declared that Blu-ray discs for all future seasons of its once-popular anime Tokyo Ghoul: re will only be made…

Studio Mappa Still Waiting for ‘Banana Fish’ Controversy to Take Off

TOKYO, Japan — With the recent online buzz surrounding the “confronting” and “disturbing” content presented in the first episode of this season’s Goblin Slayer, Studio Mappa found itself left out…

Bandai Namco Announces K-Pop Idol Game ‘The SL@VEM@STER’

Earlier this week, Bandai Namco Entertainment unveiled a new Idolmaster spin-off portraying the massively popular Korean pop industry, titled THE SL@VEM@STER. From recruitment to training, players will be given absolute control…

International Investigation to be Launched into Japan’s Widespread Mangaka Abuse

LONDON, England — Amnesty International has announced today that they will be partnering with the International Olympic Committee to launch an in-depth probe into Japan’s manga industry, citing concerning trends of…

Philips Announces the CD-i Classic Mini Game Console

Major technology conglomerate Philips announced that they will be re-entering the video game space with the launch of the their own retro game console. Set for release later this year,…

Japanese Company Really Sorry About Bad Thing It Did

Japanese publishing company Kadokawa posted a public apology earlier today, expressing “profound regret” for doing something that upset fans. While observers are not quite sure what incidents the company could…

Crunchyroll Indicted on Charges of Failing to Act as Nonprofit Charity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Crunchyroll executives were marched out of corporate headquarters today following charges of violating the company’s goals as a total non-profit charity devoted solely to supporting the…

Avex to Counter Piracy by Not Releasing Any Music at All

Media company Avex Group announced at a recent shareholder event that it would begin to take actions against music piracy and unauthorized importation by simply refusing to publish any more…