Blog Archives

Researchers: Time in Hunter X Hunter Will Stop Completely by Episode 150

GENEVA – Researchers at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have announced the findings of a study into the contraction of space-time in the anime Hunter X Hunter. According to their…

Wizard Barristers Finale to Feature Director Umetsu Reading Script In Empty Room

TOKYO – Due to budgetary reasons, next week’s finale of Wizard Barristers will be comprised entirely of a single shot of director Yasuomi Umetsu sitting in a chair and reading…

New Crimean Attorney General Natalia Poklonskaya Revealed to be Anime Girl in Disguise

SIMFEROPOL – The new attorney general for the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Natalia Poklonskaya, was exposed as an anime girl in disguise by Japanese fans. According to fan art obtained…

Durarara!! Season 2 Announcement Deepens Tension between West and Russia

NEW YORK, NY – Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resolution supporting the breakaway of Studio Shuka from Brains Base, after it was announced that production of the second season…

Kill La Kill Creators Admit to Using Pixiv for Ideas

TOKYO – In a new interview with Shounen Kuso magazine, Kill la Kill creators Kazuki Nakashima and Hiroyuki Imaishi admitted to mining the fan art website Pixiv for ideas. “We…

Fan Service Industry Suffering

WASHINGTON, DC – A new Pew Research Center study shows a substantial decline in the income of fan repairmen and service centers in recent years, largely connected to the negative…

New Study Shows No Clear Benefits To Being Noticed By Senpai

  STANFORD, CA – A new study by Stanford University showed that only 16% of those noticed by Senpai reported substantial improvements to their lives, with another 20% reporting some…

Space Dandy Spaceship Designer Thomas Romain Discovered To Be French, Outraged Fans Torch Akiba

TOKYO – Akiba burned to the ground this week after a major anime blog revealed that the spaceship designer for Space Dandy, Thomas Romain, was actually French and not Japanese…

Japanese Navy Retroactively Renaming Ships To Avoid Confusion With KanColle

  OKINAWA – The Japanese Navy today announced a comprehensive plan to retroactively rename its vessels, including famous ships from history, to avoid confusing them with the popular online game…

Head Of Omurice Fast Food Chain Indicted In Product Placement Scandal

TOKYO – Takakazu Katsushika, the CEO and founder of the Omurice chain of fast food restaurants, has been indicted on charges of bribing studio executive in return for widespread omurice…