Tag Archives: Politics

New Bipartisan Bill Proposes ‘Split-Cour Presidency’

WASHINGTON, DC – a new bill in the U.S. House of Representative would allow a president to split his time in office into two cours, if reelected. The bill, which…

Supreme Court Upholds Employer Dakimakura Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC – In a landmark 9-0 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that employers must cover the cost of therapeutic dakimakura (also known as “waifu pillows”) under…

President Obama Urges Anime Fans To Not Jump To Conclusions About Zankyou no Terror

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaking at the Rose Garden earlier today, President Obama urged caution when discussing Shinichiro Watanabe’s new anime Terror in Resonance (Zankyou no Terror), and said anime fans…

Society That Sexualizes Real Minors Mad That Drawings Not Considered Child Porn in Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN – Westerners reacted with fury to the exclusion of anime and manga from Japan’s recent ban on the possession of child pornography, and then promptly went back to sexualizing…

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…