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High School Senior Realizes He’s Missed His Chance to be an Anime Protagonist

With graduation right around the corner, Japanese high school student Kongou Shouta has realized that he no longer has any chance of being an anime protagonist. “I don’t understand what I…

MyAnimeList Scores Dramatically Decrease As Users Realize They Can Give Scores Lower Than 5

The average MyAnimeList score dropped dramatically this week when users realized that the system allows for scores lower than 5. Users who had previously been operating on 5-10 score systems…

Accident Causes Fairy Tail To Be Drawn in the Style of Attack on Titan

This week readers of Weekly Shonen Magazine were shocked to discover that Chapter 421 of Fairy Tail was drawn in the style of Hajime Asayama’s Attack on Titan manga. While…

Assassination Classroom Anime Put On Hold Until All Knife-Related Violence Ceases

The producers of Assassination Classroom announced today that in addition to delaying the airing of the third episode of the show, the show itself would be going on hiatus until…

Anime Studios Now Only Hiring Writers Who Have Legally Changed Their Name to Urobuchi Gen

A recent survey of anime industry job postings has found that many studios are now only hiring writers who have legally changed their name to “Urobuchi Gen.” This is the…

Deep Analysis: Hidden Meanings in Episode 1 of Yuri Kuma Arashi You May Have Missed

Ikuhara Kunihiko’s new show Yuri Kuma Arashi premiered this week, confounding viewers with its strangeness. Ikuhara is well known for layering in hidden meanings into his work using confusing symbolism…

PETA Protests Depiction of Animal Cruelty in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

  PETA protested this week against the first episode of the news season of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders. These protests were held in an attempt to convince the creators of the…

Anime Maru’s Best Anime of the Year is One Piece for the 15th Consecutive Year

Anime Maru’s panel of judges have announced that their choice for Anime of the Year is once again Toei Animation’s One Piece. The anime has won Anime Maru’s award every…