Tag Archives: Japan

Students Not So Excited for This Year’s Battle Royale

Tokyo, JAPAN– As the second term of school begins in Japan, some students are apprehensive to return after the announcement of this year’s Battle Royale. A class of 42 students have been…

God Strikes Down Japan for Worshiping False Idols

TOKYO, Japan — Japan is in ruins today after being consumed by fire and brimstone sent by God as punishment for the nation worshiping false idols. “Look, I thought I…

Japan Assures Rest of World They Aren’t Really That Into Anime or Anything

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The closing ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympics were staged last Sunday evening, and according to Olympic tradition, a segment from the organizers of the…

Japan Announces Plan to Open World’s First WcDonalds

  Led by a push for more tourism and money from royalties, Japan has announced the opening of its first official WcDonalds restaurant. News of this restaurant came following a…

‘Strike Witches’ to be added to Japanese History Textbooks

TOKYO, Japan — Japanese Ministry of Education announced earlier today that Strike Witches, an anime franchise centered around girls not wearing pants, be featured in a set of all new history …

Live Action ‘Baccano’ Adaptation to Feature Entirely Asian Cast

The highly-anticipated live action Hollywood adaptation of Baccano is set to hit theaters next year, and earlier today Paramount Pictures announced that the cast will feature primarily Asian actors and actresses. “Baccano…

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…

Otaku Tourists in Japan Blissfully Unaware that Locals are Judging Them

Despite its long-time popularity as East Asia’s number-one tourist destination, the popularization of anime streaming services such as Netflix and roll has brought a new breed of tourist to Japan’s shores: the…

New Study Finds Average Amount of Anime Necessary to Learn Japanese

ZURICH, Germany — The long-debated topic of whether or not you can actually learn Japanese from watching anime has been challenged by a group of language acquisition researchers at the…

One Punch Man Inspires Thousands to Work Out Instead of Watch TV, Ruins Anime

TOKYO, Japan — Every anime season there’s always that one anime that gets everybody’s attention, that everyone can’t wait until next week for. The undeniable choice of this fall 2015 season…