Tag Archives: Politics

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,…

Otaku Petitions Government to Stop Calling Lolicon Manga “Child Pornography”

TOKYO, Japan ― Less than a month after the Tokyo Metropolitan government’s unprecedented decision to begin enforcing tighter controls of printed media, the otaku community has begun to fight back….

New FCC Policy Threatens Anime Neutrality

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission has endorsed a new policy allowing internet carriers to stream anime with moe fanservice faster than other anime. This would open the door for internet service…

NRA Adopts Tedeza Rize as Official Mascot

FAIRFAX, VA — The National Rifle Association unveiled a new mascot this week: Tedeza Rize from the currently-airing anime Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?.  In a statement to Anime Maru, NRA…

Tokyo Designates Oreimo ‘Unwholesome for Minors’

TOKYO, Japan — The Tokyo metropolitan government has ordered a cease on sales of all merchandise, including manga, novels, doujinshi, and goods, of the runaway hit series Ore no Imouto ga Konnani…

Obama Zings Putin At Anime Correspondents Dinner: ‘He Thinks he’s a Member of Zvezda or Something’

WASHINGTON – President Obama was the star of the evening at last night’s White House Anime Correspondents Dinner, sending a string of comedic jabs at Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I…

International Idol Dispute Leads to Nuclear War

NEW YORK CITY — Talks at the UN Headquarters today ended in disaster as world leaders clashed over fictional idols. The escalation occurred after North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un…

Leaked Documents Reveal NSA’s Awful Taste in Anime

WASHINGTON D.C. — A new government document released on WikiLeaks last weekend reportedly contains a list of United States National Security Agency employees and their usernames for the website MyAnimeList. The document…

Kyoto Animation Announces Anime about High School Whaling Club

TOKYO — Following international sanctions on its whaling activities earlier this week, the Japanese government has enlisted Kyoto Animation to create an anime that portrays the nation’s whaling program in…

Obama Reminds Nation to Catch Up on Love Live before New Season Airs

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama took to social media earlier this week, reminding Americans to finish the Love Live! School Idol Project anime before its second season begins airing in Spring 2014….