Tag Archives: Economics

NFT of an Idol Character Sells for $600,000

A non-fungible token, or NFT, of the character Mio Honda from the Idolmaster franchise has sold for $600,000. The transaction is the latest in recent trends of the crypto market…

Robinhood Offers to Buy Back GameStop Shares for 5% of Original Price or Store Credit

Brokerage app Robinhood announced today that it will begin offering to buy back GameStop stock from its users through its new trade-in program. The statement follows recent events that have…

‘GameStop: Fly Me to the Moon’ Makes Seasonal Anime Debut

The anime adaptation of the original manga GameStop: Fly Me to the Moon officially debuted this week to much online fanfare. The unique series is based around an amateur investor…

Average Millennial Spider Cannot Afford Own Web

Anime Series So I’m a Spider, so What? has received criticism by activists and labor economists in the spider community for its unrealistic portrayal of a young main character owning…

Many Find $600 Stimulus Not Enough to Buy Essential Weeb Shit

As $600 stimulus relief checks began making their way into the hands of US citizens this week, concerns are growing that the amount is simply not enough to cover essential…

First Volume of ‘Powell and Printer’ Released From Author of ‘Spice and Wolf’

Isuna Hasekura, author of the popular Spice and Wolf series, recently revealed the first volume in the beginning of a new economics-based light novel series under the title Powell and…

‘My Hero Academia’ World Suffering Severe Shortage of Teachers, Doctors, Lawyers, Musicians, Bloggers, Dog Walkers, and Non-Heroes

The latest labor statistics out of the world of My Hero Academia suggests that a wide range of crucial jobs remain unfilled, with a severe shortage of teachers, doctors, lawyers,…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Admits his Economic Policy was Inspired by ‘Spice and Wolf’

TOKYO, Japan — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has struggled to stave off criticism of his various economic reforms he has enacted under the policy of “Abenomics” during his second term…