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World Leaders Reach Historic Agreement to Settle Differences with Gunpla Battles

NEW YORK CITY — Leaders around the world have miraculously agreed to abandon direct military conflict and settle their differences via the art of Gunpla Battle. “It turns out that…

WIXOSS Card Game Causes Sharp Decline in Sales of Other Card Games

TOKYO, Japan — Sales of the WIXOSS card game have been on the rise since the end of the anime’s first season, but this uptick has been accompanied by a…

Hunter x Hunter Staff Going On Hiatus to Play Every Dragon Quest Game

TOKYO, Japan — Hunter x Hunter director Koujina Hiroshi has announced that with the conclusion of the show’s 148th episode, the entire staff is going on hiatus to play every…

Dr. Otaku’s Corner

Welcome, seekers of knowledge. You are here to find truth; I am here to dispense it. I have been an anime fan for 25 years now. I have seen this…

Nyaa Commenter Realizes Opinions, Life Are Meaningless While Experiencing Site’s Downtime

A longtime commenter on Nyaa Torrents has suddenly realized how meaningless his life and opinions are during the site’s ongoing downtime. The man, who wishes to be identified by his…

Slobs Petition to Repeal Law Banning Cosplaying L from ‘Death Note’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A law adopted by Congress as a lark has spiraled into what a few are calling the greatest civil rights battle of the 21st century. Rep. Grace…

‘Like a Flower Blooming Anew’: Fan Overcomes Addiction to Hatewatching Sword Art Online

LOS ANGELES, CA — It was nearly two years ago that anime fan Michael West hit the lowest point of his life. “I was sitting in my bed, sweating, staring…

Japan Forms Teenage Task Force to Strike Back Against Teenage Criminals

TOKYO — After a rash of attacks by groups of teenage criminals that have so far gone without a single arrest, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has formed a task…

Crunchyroll to Go in New Direction with Streaming: Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO — Crunchyroll has announced that starting in the fall 2014 anime season it will try an experiment with a couple of the shows it licenses: screenshot streams on…

Los Angeles Prepares for 23rd Annual Running of the Nerds

LOS ANGELES, CA — The sun hangs higher and hotter in the sky. An ill wind breezes by. The time for the Running of the Nerds is nigh. “Oh my…