Tag Archives: Japan

Japanese Bank Introduces Blu-ray Financing Program

Mizuho Bank, one of largest banks in Japan, recently announced a new financial plan specifically geared towards otaku. The program will allow individuals to take out loans on anime Blu-ray…

Man’s “Cultural Exchange” Vacation to Japan Not Fooling Anyone

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Paul Holt, 22, has announced that he will be embarking on his first solo trip overseas to the island nation of Japan. Holt, a recent graduate…

Expected ‘Uma Musume’ Controversies Already Months Late

Uma Musume of the spring anime season quietly finished airing, leaving an empty hole where angry controversies usually should have been. Only a handful of alert anime bloggers pointed out…

Japan Adds Cheering Someone On to National Emergency Plan

TOKYO, Japan — The Japanese Minister of Disaster Management Yasafumi Aso confirmed in an official announcement today that the act of cheering someone on has been added to the nation’s…

Industry in Peril Due to Cancellation of Single Isekai Anime

Anime as we know it is falling apart, after Seven Arcs announced earlier this week that the anime adaption of Nidome no Jinsei wo Isekai De slated this fall was being discontinued….

New Report Concludes That 60% of Japanese Adults Are Actually Children

Earlier this week, the Japanese government released a statement addressing the recent controversy that much of the nation’s adults are much younger than they appear.

Japan’s has struggled with workplace demographics for decades, and experts have long feared that due to low birthrates the nation would soon have difficulties maintaining its supply of labor. With this new revelation, it appears that the issue has not been with the birthrate at all, but rather the fact that a significant proportion of Japan’s adult population are actually children.

Korean College Student Tired of Classmate Asking Questions About Japan

ATLANTA, GA – Social tensions grew in a local university classroom this week as student James Park was once again mistaken by one of his classmates as being of Japanese…

Sony Music Japan CEO Unaware That Continents Other Than Asia Exist

Internal strife erupted among the management of Sony Music Entertainment Japan (SME) when it was discovered that the subsidiary’s CEO, Mizuno Michinori, was unaware of human civilization beyond East Asia….

Japanese Government Grants ‘Fate/Grand Order’ Developers Right to Print Money

TOKYO, Japan — The Japanese Ministry of Finance announced earlier this week that Delightworks, the developer of the popular mobile fantasy role-playing game Fate/Grand Order, will be allowed to print and…

President Trump Pushes for Trade War on Japanese Imports

In a recent tweet, Trump criticized the United States ongoing trade deficits with Japan. Historically, the United States has imported significantly more goods from Japan than it has exported. Trump…