Category Archives: News

Summer Season Delayed to Fall

TOKYO, Japan — Representatives from animation studios including White Fox, A-1 Pictures, Production I.G., Toei Animation, Silver Link, P.A. Works, and J.C. Staff released a joint statement this week that…

Studio Ghibli Stuggles to Explain That New Film Does Not Involve Miyazaki

TOKYO, Japan — Studio Ghibli media representative Ken Atsugawa released a statement today reiterating the fact that Hayao Miyazaki was not involved in the production of its new film When…

All Other Issues Resolved, Implies CNN Report on Hentai Manga

Major American news outlet CNN has declared yesterday that America was in such a state of ideal stability that explicit cartoon images from another country are a cause for concern,…

Fans Still in Line for Panel from Anime Expo 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA — A group of anime fans is still waiting in line for a panel from Anime Expo 2013 nearly a year later. Mark Anderson and his friends,…

Game 4 of NBA Finals Interrupted by 10 Minute Long Flashback Sequence

MIAMI, FL — Game 4 of the NBA Finals, contested between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, was abruptly interrupted early in the third quarter to accommodate a…

Otaku Petitions Government to Stop Calling Lolicon Manga “Child Pornography”

TOKYO, Japan ― Less than a month after the Tokyo Metropolitan government’s unprecedented decision to begin enforcing tighter controls of printed media, the otaku community has begun to fight back….

Sony Announces Every Game People Want Except iDOLM@STER

LOS ANGELES, CA — Sony’s press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo yesterday included announcements for so many highly anticipated games that fans almost didn’t notice the lack of news…

Police Bust Underground Mushi Smuggling Operation

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Police raided a once-abandoned warehouse and busted the largest mushi smuggling operation in the country, arresting nearly 100 alleged gang members and confiscating nearly $40 million of mushi…

Experts Warn of the Dangers of ‘Snowhalation’

The most recent episode of Love Live: School Idol Project has created a viral phenomenon, resulting countless YouTube clips of young people attempting to mimic the popular idol anime. While the…

New FCC Policy Threatens Anime Neutrality

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission has endorsed a new policy allowing internet carriers to stream anime with moe fanservice faster than other anime. This would open the door for internet service…