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No Game No Life Anime Precipitates Breakthroughs in Game Theory

  CAMBRIDGE, MA — Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have announced new insights into the field of game theory thanks to the currently airing spring anime No Game No…

Next Ace Attorney 3DS Game to be Set in Heian Era Japan

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu revealed this week that the next installment of the Ace Attorney franchise will be set in Heian Era Japan, which lasted from 794 to 1185 A.D. The game will…

Investigation Reveals Most Anime Never Actually Air on Japanese TV

  KYOTO — Sources from the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) confirmed last Sunday that an overwhelming majority of anime each season are never actually aired on television.Though more than thirty new…

Japanese ‘Ping Pong the Animation’ Viewers Unfamiliar with Concept of Subtitles

OSAKA — While the critical reception of the new anime Ping Pong the Animation has been generally positive, Tatsunoko Productions has been overwhelmed with fan complaints that they cannot follow the dialogue…

Review: Saki Zenkoku-hen

It has been almost five years since anime watchers were introduced to the Saki franchise. Its lucid blend of yuri overtones, fanservice, and ridiculous shounen motifs captivated viewers who otherwise would…

New Anime Fan Watches Neon Genesis Evangelion for the First Time

NAPERVILLE, IL — Two weeks after being introduced to anime by his friend, high school senior Travis Grant has discovered and completed the 1995 Gainax anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. Hailing the show…

New Flight Data Recorder Plays fripSide Songs when Underwater

TACOMA, WA — Following the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, and the inability for rescuers to locate the aircraft’s wreckage beneath the ocean, the International Civil Aviation Organization has…

FUNimation Announces “Soul Eater Not!” Simulcast, Offers Apology

FUNimation has announced that Soul Eater Not! will be included on their spring simulcast schedule and immediately offered an apology to fans. The show debuted on April 8th. FUNimation’s official synopsis for Soul Eater…

Kyoto Animation Announces Anime about High School Whaling Club

TOKYO — Following international sanctions on its whaling activities earlier this week, the Japanese government has enlisted Kyoto Animation to create an anime that portrays the nation’s whaling program in…

Obama Reminds Nation to Catch Up on Love Live before New Season Airs

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama took to social media earlier this week, reminding Americans to finish the Love Live! School Idol Project anime before its second season begins airing in Spring 2014….