Tag Archives: Industry

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,…

Japanese Company Really Sorry About Bad Thing It Did

Japanese publishing company Kadokawa posted a public apology earlier today, expressing “profound regret” for doing something that upset fans. While observers are not quite sure what incidents the company could…

Crunchyroll Indicted on Charges of Failing to Act as Nonprofit Charity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Crunchyroll executives were marched out of corporate headquarters today following charges of violating the company’s goals as a total non-profit charity devoted solely to supporting the…

Avex to Counter Piracy by Not Releasing Any Music at All

Media company Avex Group announced at a recent shareholder event that it would begin to take actions against music piracy and unauthorized importation by simply refusing to publish any more…

Disney to Incorporate ‘Boku no Hero Academia’ into the Marvel Cinematic Universe

BURBANK, CA — Amid swirling rumors of Disney proposing a $56 billion buyout of 21st Century Fox last month, additional whispers coming from the rumor mill indicate that Disney is…

Seiyuu Fans Speak Out Against Expectations They Remain Single

Voice actress Yuuki Aoi’s number one fan, Moriyama Seiichi, took to Twitter today and decried the culture of expecting fans to remain single. “Every time news come out that one…

Tooru Hagakure Nendoroid Announced

LOS ANGELES, CA — Good Smile Company announced a new Nendroid featuring My Hero Academia character Tooru Hagakure earlier today during a panicked press conference at Anime Expo. Following the 2017 release…

Expected ‘Uma Musume’ Controversies Already Months Late

Uma Musume of the spring anime season quietly finished airing, leaving an empty hole where angry controversies usually should have been. Only a handful of alert anime bloggers pointed out…