Tag Archives: Tech

Thousands of Anime Lists Sold to Shady Data Firm

MyAnimeList finds itself embroiled in controversy this week after it was discovered that its users’ private information was released without their consent. It all started years ago, when a researcher…

Gamers Unable to Experience ‘Sword Art Online’ Due to Graphics Card Shortage

Bandai Namco excited fans when it revealed that its latest title, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, would be adding a much anticipated VR mode. The update takes advantage of the…

Tech Startup Introduces Device That Locks Door During Embarrassing Anime Scenes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A fledgling tech company has caught widespread attention by announcing a gadget that could revolutionize the anime viewing experience. The San Francisco-based startup 654 Solution Ltd….

‘Initial D’ Author Launches New Series About Self-Driving Cars

Shuichi Shigeno, author of the popular manga series Initial D, revealed earlier this week that he would be launching a new series in Kodansha’s Young Magazine. The new manga, titled…

Missed the WWDC 2017 Keynote? Here’s what you need to know

In the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2017, otaku around¬†the world felt a close kinship with the $750 billion tech giant. Apple revealed its clear support for anime and endorsement…

Crunchyroll to Begin Testing New Java-Based Web Player

Crunchyroll announced this week that it will begin testing the use of its new Java-based video player for streaming all site content. The announcement came in response to concerns from…

Shelter: Implications on Society, Anime and Stuff

The recent release of the music video, Shelter, a collaboration between music artists Porter Robinson and Madeon, has shaken the foundations of otaku culture¬†—¬†questioning the very definition of anime and…