Tag Archives: Japan

High School to Experiment with Windows on Other Side of Classroom

KAGOSHIMA, Japan — The administrative board of Takebushi Senior High School in the city of Kagoshima has approved a plan to have windows on the left side of the room,…

Japanese Government Announces New Anime Regulations

TOKYO, Japan — The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) announced Monday that a new code of standards will regulate the content of future broadcast anime….

Sunrise Removes All Episodes of ‘Gintama’ from Circulation Due to Parody Laws

TOKYO, Japan — Studio Sunrise announced earlier today that they would be removing every single episode of Gintama from all streaming services such as Amazon and Crunchyroll due to their…

Living Samurai Found in Block of Ice

OSAKA, Japan — What do K-ON!, The Ashikaga Era, and Sumo have to do with each other? The answer was found on an Osaka beach a few weeks ago after avid beach goers discovered…

Japanese Public Shocked By “Perverted” Anime Content

TOKYO, Japan — In what is quickly developing into a national scandal, Japanese watchdog group Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) revealed last July that large portions of the content…

Japan Falling Behind in Education Because Students are Idols, Superheroes, etc.

TOYKO, Japan — Japan’s Ministry of Education confirmed earlier this week that according to standardized test results, Japanese high school students have dropped out of the top 10 in terms…

Japanese Animators Escape to Sweatshops in Search of Better Working Conditions

As working conditions continue to deteriorate for animators in Japan’s anime industry, many are starting to look for better opportunities. While several anime studios in recent weeks have reported that their…

Recent Death Attributed to Sword Art Offline

FUKUOKA, Japan — The mysterious death of 24-year-old Takashima Ryuuji has been linked to the action-fantasy RPG Sword Art Offline. Sources state that Ryuuji was an obsessive player of Sword Art…

Fan Creates Life-Sized Cry for Help

SENDAI, Japan — Ooyama Wataru is a 29-year old anime fan that has spent the last six months creating an accurate, life sized replica of his sad existance. His creation weights…

All Other Issues Resolved, Implies CNN Report on Hentai Manga

Major American news outlet CNN has declared yesterday that America was in such a state of ideal stability that explicit cartoon images from another country are a cause for concern,…