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One-Time Anime Fan Disheartened After Watching Classic Anime

MADISON, WI – Brian Torkinsky had been an anime fan for several years until he was told by many people on the internet that he needed to watch classic anime….

England’s Roy Hodgson Admits Anime Selection Could Backfire

LONDON, England — After naming his 23-man squad and 7 players on standby for the World Cup in Brazil, England manager Roy Hodgson admitted his selection of anime on the…

The Irregular at Magic High School Licensed by 21st Century Fox

NEW YORK — Multinational entertainment powerhouse 21st Century Fox announced today the acquisition of the anime series The Irregular at Magic High School with plans to edit it for theatrical…

New Anime-Themed Beers Ready to Pour This Week

MILWAUKEE, WI — The brewers at the Milwaukee Brewing Company are preparing to ship out the first shipments of two new anime-inspired beers to local liquor stores and taverns. A…

French Academy Begins Search for New Word to Describe Anime Following Akiba Riots

PARIS – Fearing that the word animé is now nothing more than a foreign word describing Japanese animation, the Académie française announced today that to protect the French language a…

Online Doujin Community Spawns Literary Criticism Movement

AMSTERDAM – The adult Japanese fanworks community website E-Hentai.org has seen the creation of a literary criticism movement that hopes to improve that state of fan-submitted works by amateur translators….

Make-A-Wish Foundation Brings the Gift of Queen’s Blade to Young Boy

PORTLAND – When local boy Atticus Thompson, 8, was diagnosed with leukemia 2 years ago, he never expected to be able to have his dream come true; to watch Leina…

Hanakana to Voice Role in NPR Quiz Show

CHICAGO – With the coming retirement of Carl Kasell from NPR News’ quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me this spring, the producers of the program have reached an agreement…

CNN Reports Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Safely Landed on Isla

ATLANTA – In a shocking revelation that came to many people that had been skeptical of CNN’s coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, CNN cut into an episode of…

Latest Idol Craze Popular With Just Young Girls

OSAKA – The makers of the newest idol hit KiraKiraIdols have expressed surprise at the fact that it is popular with its intended audience, young girls. “Usually you run into…