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Selector Infected WIXOSS Causes Sharp Decline in Card Sales

TOKYO – The anime series Selector Infected WIXOSS by J.C. Staff, which is currently airing, has actually caused a sharp decline in sales of the WIXOSS card game by Takara…

Russia Threatens Japan Over Recent ‘Cultural Appropriations’

MOSCOW, Russia – The Kremlin yesterday issued its second stern warning to Tokyo in recent months over what it called “Japan’s blatant appropriation of Russian culture for its anime industry.”…

New ‘Reverse Oculus Rift’ Shows Real World in 2D

TOKYO – Panasonic today unveiled The NiJiMe – a digital headset that transforms the real world into 2D. The NiJiMe – short for Ni Jigen Megane or “2D Glasses” –…

Chris Hansen Hosting ‘To Catch A Lolicon’ Special

NEW YORK, NY – Journalist Chris Hansen has been tapped to host Dateline NBC‘s upcoming special “To Catch A Lolicon”. Similar to Hansen’s previous specials, ‘To Catch a Lolicon’ involves…

Kancolle Cosplayer Arrested After Being Mistaken For Runaway Naval Officer

TOKYO, Japan – A fan of the popular browser game Kantai Collection (Kancolle) was arrested yesterday after being mistaken by military police for a naval officer who took an unauthorized…

Game of Thrones Declared Honorary Anime

LOS ANGELES, CA – HBO’s popular show Game of Thrones, based off of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, has been named an honorary anime due…

Obama Zings Putin At Anime Correspondents Dinner: ‘He Thinks he’s a Member of Zvezda or Something’

WASHINGTON – President Obama was the star of the evening at last night’s White House Anime Correspondents Dinner, sending a string of comedic jabs at Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I…

Planetary Reclassification Forces Toei to Abandon Sailor Pluto in New Anime

TOKYO – The upcoming Sailor Moon Crystal anime series by Toei animation was forced to abandon the character of Sailor Pluto, after it was reclassified as a dwarf planet (Plutoid)…

Nature Valley Inspires ‘Granola: The Animation’

The newfound popularity of Nature Valley brand granola bars among anime fans has spawned a new anime series. According to the popular Japanese blog “Moe Moe Sugoi Sugoi”, studio A-1…

Seirin High School Principal in Shocking Audio: ‘Don’t Bring Any Moe Characters to Our Basketball Games’

TOKYO – An audio recording released by TMZ Japan allegedly features the principal of Tokyo’s Seirin High School, Sugiyama Amane, telling his girlfriend to not bring any “moe characters” to…