Tag Archives: Industry

Crunchyroll Anime Awards Adds Category “Best Anime Whose Inclusion Will Get You to Shut the Fuck Up”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The voting period for the third annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards ended recently, and as expected the choice of nominees drew criticism from various parts of the…

This Idol-Themed Doormat Apologizes to You When Stepped On

Continuing a long tradition of strange and questionable merchandise, music label Ariola Japan has released a series of cute, themed doormats each decorated with a picture of an idol. Their quirkiest…

Breaking News: People are Watching ‘Domestic na Kanajo’ Despite Existence of Porn

Anime industry observers have released a shocking report today claiming that people are watching this season’s Domestic na Kanojo instead of just watching porn. According to Donovan Quester of Animedia.com, thousands of…

Hasbro Announces Live Action Gobots Movie, Netflix Anime

PAWTUCKET, RI — In an early morning press conference, toy giant Hasbro announced they had secured the rights to release both a live action movie and a Netflix original animated…

‘Goblin Slayer’ to Feature More Shots of Birds in Order to Seem More “Artistic”, Less “Edgy”

Latest episode of Goblin Slayer confused, and amused, audiences with its closing scene — a near 2-minute close-up of a bird’s eye, followed by the credit roll. Though this sparked speculation about…

Studio Pierrot Refuses to Release New ‘Tokyo Ghoul: Re’ Blu-rays to “Filthy Anime-Onlys”

Controversy emerged today in Mitaka, Tokyo as Studio Pierrot has officially declared that Blu-ray discs for all future seasons of its once-popular anime Tokyo Ghoul: re will only be made…

Studio Mappa Still Waiting for ‘Banana Fish’ Controversy to Take Off

TOKYO, Japan — With the recent online buzz surrounding the “confronting” and “disturbing” content presented in the first episode of this season’s Goblin Slayer, Studio Mappa found itself left out…

Bandai Namco Announces K-Pop Idol Game ‘The SL@VEM@STER’

Earlier this week, Bandai Namco Entertainment unveiled a new Idolmaster spin-off portraying the massively popular Korean pop industry, titled THE SL@VEM@STER. From recruitment to training, players will be given absolute control…

International Investigation to be Launched into Japan’s Widespread Mangaka Abuse

LONDON, England — Amnesty International has announced today that they will be partnering with the International Olympic Committee to launch an in-depth probe into Japan’s manga industry, citing concerning trends of…

Philips Announces the CD-i Classic Mini Game Console

Major technology conglomerate Philips announced that they will be re-entering the video game space with the launch of the their own retro game console. Set for release later this year,…