Tag Archives: Current Events

U.A. High School Rocked By Admissions Scandal

MUSUTAFU, Japan — U.A. High School was rocked by allegations earlier today that a student was accepted to the highly prestigious school for future heroes due to a bribe given…

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Gets Char-Broil Tattooed on Palm

Japanese pop superstar Kyary Pamyu Pamyu wanted to celebrate her new single “Oto no Kuni” by getting a tattoo on her hand, but ended up celebrating BBQ instead. The singer,…

So Close Yet So Far: Canada One Letter Off From Legalizing Weeb(s)

VANCOUVER, Canada – Thousands of despondent Canadian anime fans have taken to social media over the last weeks in protest of the Canadian government’s historic legalization of marijuana. Canada became…

Op-Ed: I Celebrate Umineko Day by Wondering What the Story Was Even About

Ted Harris Telemarketer and an amateur detective As October rolls in, the changing seasons once again force me to remember a tragedy I’d rather forget. But alas, on the 4th…

Brett Kavanaugh Releases Anime List to Prove He Was a Virgin in High School

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At today’s Senate Judiciary hearing, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh provided surprising new evidence against the sexual assault claims against him by making his anime list public….

Fantasy Light Novel ‘We Are Updating Our Privacy Policy to Reflect Increased Transparency Requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation’ Enters Publication

Publishing news website Yen Press announced this week that a new light novel by Ainana Hiro titled We Are Updating Our Privacy Policy to Reflect Increased Transparency Requirements of the General…

Popularity of Wake Up, Girls! Explodes After Changing Name to “Wake Up, Blockchain!”

The popularity of the voice acting idol unit Wake Up, Girls! has exploded overnight after the group changed its name to “Wake Up, Blockchain!”, according to a survey conducted by Mantan…

Former Computer Club President Exposed on Past Sexual Assault Allegations

A major Tokyo-based technology firm came under fire this week when photos emerged of its CEO committing apparent acts of sexual abuse. Konuma Yasashi, current CEO of Takai Systems and…

Op-Ed: Hear Me Out — Repealing Net Neutrality Makes It Harder to Watch Bad Anime

Ajit Pai Chairman, Federal Communications Commission It’s been a pretty active last few weeks for me and the folks working at the FCC. Since I’ve announced that we are taking formal…