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Anime Fans Miss Abuse Currently Focused On GamerGate

SEATTLE, WA – The current controversy raging in the gaming community under the loose umbrella title “GamerGate” has caused many anime fans to feel left out. Waves of vitriol, name…

Experts: Nyaa Downtime So Severe It Could Lead To Use Of Legal Streaming

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The extended downtime of the popular website Nyaa Torrents has had such a devastating impact on anime viewers that it could lead many of them to…

New Study: Anime Avatar Makes Opinions Up To 90% Less Relevant

BERKELEY, CA – A new study conducted at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Media Sciences discovered that having an anime avatar on social networking sites makes one’s opinions largely irrelevant….

Increasing Calls For Demilitarization Of Cosplay

WASHINGTON – Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle today called to reexamine current policies due to the increasing militarization of cosplay at anime conventions. “Cosplay at conventions…

Comiket 86 Debuts Oculus Rift Demo of Virtual Comiket

TOKYO – Comiket 86, which took place last weekend in Tokyo, featured a booth demonstrating the world’s first fully immersive, Oculus Rift version of Comiket itself. Visitors to the booth,…

Long Line at Otakon Revealed To Be Cosplay Of Long Line From Anime Expo

BALTIMORE, MD – A particularly long line at Otakon 2014 turned out to be an elaborate cosplay of a long line from this year’s Anime Expo, which took place last…

Otakon Panel on Transmutation Circles Accidentally Summons Demon

BALTIMORE, MD – An Otakon 2014 panel on magic in anime ended abruptly when one of the transmutation circles drawn by a panelist accidentally summoned the demon Gu’althuu, resulting in…

Burglary Ring Disappointed After Targeting Homes Of Otakon Attendees

  BOSTON, MA – The head of a burglary ring that broke into homes of residents who were away to attend Otakon are reportedly very disappointed with their loot. “All…

Kancolle Anime Delayed To Winter 2015 Due To Inability To Come Up With Plot

TOKYO, Japan – The upcoming anime Kantai Collection, which was originally slated to premier in Summer 2014 and was already previously delayed to the Fall 2014 season, was delayed again…

Koch Brothers, George Soros Defend Aniplex Pricing

NEW YORK, NY – Multi-billionaires from both sides of the political spectrum have come together to defend Aniplex of America’s anime pricing scheme. In an open letter to the New York…