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Sony Music Japan CEO Unaware That Continents Other Than Asia Exist

Internal strife erupted among the management of Sony Music Entertainment Japan (SME) when it was discovered that the subsidiary’s CEO, Mizuno Michinori, was unaware of human civilization beyond East Asia….

High School Replaces Detention With Mandatory Anime Club Attendance

HOUSTON, TX — Faculty at Westbury High School revealed during a parent-teacher conference this week that substantial revisions will be made to its detention policy. Beginning next week, students eligible…

Tech Startup Introduces Device That Locks Door During Embarrassing Anime Scenes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A fledgling tech company has caught widespread attention by announcing a gadget that could revolutionize the anime viewing experience. The San Francisco-based startup 654 Solution Ltd….

‘Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san’ Shown at Bullying Awareness Seminar

TORRANCE, CA — Richardson Middle School in Torrance, California drew attention this week for featuring clips from the currently airing anime Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san as discussion material in its anti-bullying…

“Other” Completes Dramatic Sweep of Crunchyroll Anime Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA — The capacity crowd was reduced to a stunned silence as various write-in candidates completed a shocking sweep of the categories at the second annual Crunchyroll Awards….

‘Boruto’ Production Staff Outsources Animation to Fiverr

Studio Pierrot, the production studio behind popular anime series Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, turned a few heads this week with the announcement that the studio would begin to hire freelance…

‘Black Clover’ Voice Actor Broadcast Across North Korean Border

With military tensions rising between North Korea and its two neighbors, Japan and South Korea, the three nations have been at odds in a menacing standoff. With outright war being…

Critic Refuses to Believe that “Blade Runner: Black Out 2022” is Bad

This September saw the return of renowned filmmaker Shinichiro Watanabe with an animated short under his direction: Blade Runner: Black Out 2022. Produced in tandem with the American feature film Blade Runner 2049,…

Figure Collector Just Likes Looking At Boxes

HOUSTON, TX – For many anime fans, collecting figures is a popular way to express their liking toward a certain franchise or character. From an aesthetic perspective, figures make excellent…

Japanese Man Moves to America To Watch Anime More Easily

Every year, around a million people legally immigrate to the United States. Though the exact reasons vary, most come to seek out employment opportunities, escape oppression, or to live a…