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This Idol-Themed Doormat Apologizes to You When Stepped On

Continuing a long tradition of strange and questionable merchandise, music label Ariola Japan has released a series of cute, themed doormats each decorated with a picture of an idol. Their quirkiest…

Sonic the Hedgehog Dies During Risky Life-Extending Surgery

Beloved video game character and pop culture icon, Sonic the Hedgehog, recently passed away this week while undergoing a dangerous medical procedure to extend his lifespan. He was 27 years…

PETA Initiates ‘Goblin Lives Matter’ Movement

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), an international animal rights group, recently launched its ‘Goblin Lives Matter’ campaign, an activist movement opposing the indiscriminate killing of goblins. The…

Bandai Namco Announces K-Pop Idol Game ‘The SL@VEM@STER’

Earlier this week, Bandai Namco Entertainment unveiled a new Idolmaster spin-off portraying the massively popular Korean pop industry, titled THE SL@VEM@STER. From recruitment to training, players will be given absolute control…

Op-Ed: ‘Darling in the Franxx’ is Literally ‘Guilty Crown’ and You Idiots Fell for It

  Atsushi Nishigori Director, Darling in the Franxx During the weeks leading up to Darling in the Franxx‘s premiere, I couldn’t help but notice all of the positive attention and…

FBI Establishes ‘Loli Abuse Intervention Force’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI announced earlier this week the establishment of the Loli Abuse Intervention Force (a.k.a. L-FORCE). The unit’s primary function is stated to be the protection of petite…

Japanese Bank Introduces Blu-ray Financing Program

Mizuho Bank, one of largest banks in Japan, recently announced a new financial plan specifically geared towards otaku. The program will allow individuals to take out loans on anime Blu-ray…

Illustrator redjuice Hopes to be Involved In Anime That Doesn’t Suck

Japanese illustrator redjuice, known for his original illustrations related to Guilty Crown, stated on his blog earlier this week that he wishes to be involved in anime that doesn’t suck as much…

‘Sword Art Online’ Author Admits He Doesn’t Play Video Games

Kawahara Reki, the creator of the immensely popular Sword Art Online series, revealed shocking details regarding his career during a press conference earlier today after a journalist asked him if he drew any…

Crunchyroll Migrates Servers to Russian Apartments

Various insider sources revealed earlier this week that Crunchyroll had begun to relocate its hosting infrastructure from its San Francisco headquarters to an unspecified location in western Russia. When questioned…