Kancolle Cosplayer Arrested After Being Mistaken For Runaway Naval Officer

TOKYO, Japan – A fan of the popular browser game Kantai Collection (Kancolle) was arrested yesterday after being mistaken by military police for a naval officer who took an unauthorized…

Game of Thrones Declared Honorary Anime

LOS ANGELES, CA – HBO’s popular show Game of Thrones, based off of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, has been named an honorary anime due…

Urobuchi Gen Retires After Receiving Internet Criticism

TOKYO, Japan — Author Urobuchi Gen has announced his retirement earlier this week after reading messages on social media that criticized his writing. Sources state that the 42-year-old was visibly…

Obama Zings Putin At Anime Correspondents Dinner: ‘He Thinks he’s a Member of Zvezda or Something’

WASHINGTON – President Obama was the star of the evening at last night’s White House Anime Correspondents Dinner, sending a string of comedic jabs at Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I…

Fans Eagerly Wait for New Shows to Start Sucking

NAGOYA — Moriyama Takeshi sits alone in front of his computer, the monitor’s light illuminating his unkempt face. He reacts to what he sees on screen with a varying cycle…

Planetary Reclassification Forces Toei to Abandon Sailor Pluto in New Anime

TOKYO – The upcoming Sailor Moon Crystal anime series by Toei animation was forced to abandon the character of Sailor Pluto, after it was reclassified as a dwarf planet (Plutoid)…

Conspiracy Idol Anime ‘Wake Up Sheeple!’ To Air This Fall

OSAKA — Tatsunoko Productions and Ordet jointly announced Wednesday that their new animation project Wake Up Sheeple! has been greenlit. Wake Up Sheeple! is a spinoff of the popular idol anime Wake Up…

Nature Valley Inspires ‘Granola: The Animation’

The newfound popularity of Nature Valley brand granola bars among anime fans has spawned a new anime series. According to the popular Japanese blog “Moe Moe Sugoi Sugoi”, studio A-1…

New Anime-Themed Beers Ready to Pour This Week

MILWAUKEE, WI — The brewers at the Milwaukee Brewing Company are preparing to ship out the first shipments of two new anime-inspired beers to local liquor stores and taverns. A…

No Game No Life Anime Precipitates Breakthroughs in Game Theory

  CAMBRIDGE, MA — Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have announced new insights into the field of game theory thanks to the currently airing spring anime No Game No…