Latest Idol Craze Popular With Just Young Girls

OSAKA – The makers of the newest idol hit KiraKiraIdols have expressed surprise at the fact that it is popular with its intended audience, young girls. “Usually you run into…

Log Horizon Creator Invited to Speak at GDC

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Earlier this week, an update to the Game Developer’s Conference website announced that Touno Mamare, Japanese author of the Log Horizon light novel series, would be…

Florida Man Stands His Ground Against Sword Art Online Hater

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Prosecutors have yet to make a decision on whether to charge local anime fan Tyler Barton, 27, with the murder of 7-year-old Anthony Bradley after…

Japanese Government Bans All Drawn Media in Attempt to Restore National Sex Drive

TOKYO — In one of the most controversial decisions in Japanese history, the National Diet of Japan enacted a permanent ban on all drawn media. The ban came after a…

Anime News Network Reporting that Everybody is HanaKana

Over the last 24 hours, Anime News Network staff have identified nearly every figure in anime news as voice actress Hanazawa Kana. The Internet’s Most Trusted Anime News Site has…

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…

IOC Officials ‘Baffled’ that Japanese High School Basketball Players are not Doping

TOKYO — An International Olympics Committee official who attended a series of games during the ongoing high school basketball Winter Cup says that he is “baffled” none of the players…

‘ImoCho’ Themed Drinks Not Well Received by Public

OSAKA — A spokesperson for Sangaria Beverage Co., Ltd has stated in a press briefing Friday that it is discontinuing their product Imouto Juice. Imouto Juice is a strawberry-flavored soda…

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…

Normal Cafe Opens in Akihabara

TOKYO, Japan — The waitress smiles as she walks over to the table. “Can I get you something to drink?” the college-aged server asked, dressed in a blouse and nondescript…