The Irregular at Magic High School Licensed by 21st Century Fox

NEW YORK — Multinational entertainment powerhouse 21st Century Fox announced today the acquisition of the anime series The Irregular at Magic High School with plans to edit it for theatrical…

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…