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Anime Adaptation of Urasawa’s ‘Pluto’ Scrapped Because Pluto isn’t a Planet Anymore

A poster at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival of Naoki Urasawa’s acclaimed manga Pluto hinted at a possibility of an anime adaptation. Urasawa, however, has now stepped up to…

History of Anime: A Short Look at the Medieval Anime Industry

You might love your anime and manga, but do you know about the origins of your hobby? Did you think anime had its origins in the mid-20th century? Or perhaps…

‘Made in Abyss’ Director Hints at Dark, Scary Adaptation

Representatives from Kinema Citrus revealed a new marketing strategy earlier this week for the upcoming anime adaption of Made in Abyss. In order to replicate the manga’s eerie atmosphere, the…

Area Man Still Pretending to Enjoy ‘Kemono Friends’

BOSTON, MA — The surprise of the previous season, Kemono Friends, is a happy little anime that’s taking the world by storm. From massive amounts of fan art to boosting…

Kuzu no Honkai Linked to an Outbreak of Teenage STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases come in many variations, some being benign and some even life-threatening. Studies have shown that the risk of infection is especially high for teenagers, due to inexperience…

Next Installment of ‘When they Cry’ Series to be Drawn Entirely by Child

07th Expansion, originally a doujin-circle focused on visual novels, has announced on Twitter this week that they plan to create a new installment for the popular When they Cry series,…

Animators at Studio Deen Unfazed by ‘KonoSuba’ Praise

Since 2016 Studio Deen has been in charge of the anime adaptation of the popular light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku Wo. Despite a long history in the industry stretching…

Data Suggests VR Waifu Technology Will Cause Japan to Go Extinct by Year 2080

TOKYO, Japan — Between deadly natural hazards and giant lizard attacks, Japan faces another threat: a plummeting population. Within the past decade, fertility rates have hit record lows and the…

Scarlett Johansson Admits She Doesn’t Get ‘Ghost in the Shell’

HOLLYWOOD, CA — Popular Japanese media franchise Ghost in the Shell is receiving a Hollywood movie adaption later in 2017. However, the movie has already sparked controversy, with the casting of…

Shinbou Akiyuki Reveals He Has Actually Been Blind All Along

TOKYO, Japan — High profile director Shinbou Akiyuki of Studio Shaft made a shocking announcement last weekend, revealing that he has been blind for the past ten years. The revelation baffled fans but also surprised most of Shinbou’s co-workers. Shinbou has directed many hit series known for their unique visual style, such as Monogatari series, Puella Magi Madoka Magika and Blood Royale, which makes the revelation all the more surprising.