Thermae Romae Mangaka “Got $10,000 of $62,000,000″

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The creator of the manga adapted into blockbuster bathing movie Thermae Romae has spoken of her outrage at learning that of the movie’s 6 billion yen gross she would only be receiving a paltry 1 million yen.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 16, 2014 01:33

    I wish Niizuma Eiji was real...... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 21, 2013 08:56

    Freakazoid knows what we're talking about http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHL91HQzhuc... More


Sony: PS4 “Will Play” Used Games

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Sony has officially confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will be able to play second-hand games after all, after a patent on a method of blocking them and the much enhanced online delivery system of the new console led to much speculation that it would finally axe the used game market with a registration system.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 12, 2013 15:45

    Yeah, be like all the spineless faggots who wait to see if it sells and then bitch when it fails because nobody bought one. Early adopters of technology take the risk so you can sit... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 12, 2013 15:41

    Not on your PS4. And if you can't afford it, too bad.... More


Sony Threatens Mass Bans for PS3 Pirates

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The recent “LV0″ PS3 key leak rapidly led to the PS3 being cracked and a literal “free-for-all” return of full scale piracy to the platform – a situation Sony has chosen to tackle by threatening evil custom firmware users with a ban if they do not delete the wicked software from their consoles.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 20, 2012 05:09

    Actually, you're most likely the "dumb shit" as Japan and the US both use the NTSC format. PAL is for Europe and the chances of the previous Anon being in the US is greater. However,... More

  • Chen-04 commented on November 17, 2012 19:44

    Why should anyone have to explain why he needs a feature he paid money for? That's just silly.... More


China Quality Pikachu Truly Terrifying

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China quality Pikachu, Naruto, and Avatar statues gracing a Wenzhou anime event have lately been attracting attention – though more for the potential trauma they will likely inflict on the event’s little visitors than their artistic quality…

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  • Anonymous commented on November 13, 2012 22:13

    Paper mache? Cant wait for it to rain.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 13, 2012 02:14

    All the Naruto ones are looking kinda cool...... More


PS3 “Hacked For Good” – LV0 Keys Leaked

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PS3 piracy fans are rejoicing at the news that the “LV0″ PS3 encryption keys have been leaked, allowing the console to be fully and irreversibly hacked for good.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 28, 2012 06:52

    The new intel HD chipsets arent actually terrible. My laptop runs TF2 at 40-60 fps and Fallout NV at 40-60 too. On a budget and in need of a laptop a new i5, i7 intel... More

  • Shima-kun989 commented on October 27, 2012 08:06

    i mean these days, you could take $600 and make a gaming beast of a computer, from the ground up. but most people don't know what they are doing, or don't want to have to... More


Japan Bans Illegal Downloads & Ripping

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Japan’s law banning unauthorised downloads or ripping of copyrighted material came into effect on the 1st of October, with a maximum prison sentence of 2 years awaiting the vast majority of Japan’s Internet users if they are unfortunate enough to be caught downloading music and videos.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 19, 2012 16:00

    The No more Heroes reference nearly went by me there.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 19, 2012 05:21

    Just because you rip doesn't mean you pirate. Some people like mix tapes.... More


Cops Bust Tower of Aion “Pirate Server” Admin & Players

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Police have announced charges of criminal copyright infringement against the admin and players of an unauthorised Aion: The Tower of Eternity server, marking Japan’s first ever prosecution of an emulated MMORPG server.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 16, 2012 17:16

    No.. This is same as procecuting users for creating their own Steam-like server which fools downloaded Skyrim to think it is legit copy. Anyone who willfully utilize it must be at some level aware what... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 8, 2012 18:23

    "re: The person was only interfacing his software with the official client software. He didn't use the proprietary server code. In my opinion this is fair use and should be acceptable." At the very least, the... More


Olympics Sushi Soy Sauce Ban Outrages Japanese

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Japanese are aghast to learn that the 2012 Olympics has banned sushi sellers from providing soy sauce as there are no makers sponsoring the event, making the dish practically inedible to Japanese and further drawing attention to the increasingly farcical nature of the event.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 15, 2012 07:15

    American condiment makers aren't poor and wouldn't think twice about being the official ketchup of the olympics.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 10, 2012 09:02

    Why do some people hate on the Japanese on a pretty much Japanese website? Why are you here anyway to the people who hate? (I don't mind having any kind of answer, as long it... More


Anonymous “Hacks Wrong Site”

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The campaign of Anonymous to free Japan from the bondage of unduly harsh copyright law has got off to a less than auspicious start after the group bumblingly hacked the wrong site, thinking it was humiliating the central government by defacing their site only to find it had instead ruined the site of a river works office in Ibaraki.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 3, 2012 05:31

    With that broken english, it was clearly not someone speaking it. Of course, they couldn't be japanese either for such a noob mistake. I'm guessing china is out as well. Clearly, these must have been russians(b'cuz... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 2, 2012 22:04

    It's a fake. And the Anons around here are different.... More


Anonymous Declares War on Japan Over Illegal Downloads

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Hacker collective Anonymous has declared open season on the Japanese government for its passage of a draconian ban on illegal downloads and ripping, briefly taking down several government websites in a series of cyber-attacks.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 2, 2012 11:39

    From the above post: "They have a campaign of "do what we say or else we'll cause you hardship" and thus terror." In what world are you from that you can say hardship... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 2, 2012 01:24

    Its sad that the people who make these laws see the computer and internet only as "tools" and nothing more. So, they don't understand why "we" are all upset when they make up this bullshit. Sad,... More


Otaku Rage at NMB48 “Ripping Off K-ON!”

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K-ON! fans are fuming at AKB48 sister group NMB48′s apparent cribbing of their beloved anime’s very logo, alleging plagiarism of the most egregious sort.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 27, 2012 00:07

    every smart people now that, but retarded fans of "moe(brain disease)" are always like that don't mind them... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 26, 2012 00:58

    Given that it's so obvious, it's probably an homage. They even called it "Ge-NIN!" These Otaku need to lighten the fuck up.... More


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Sou Miyata, the artist recently busted for tracing no less than three pictures in his official Total Eclipse pin-up, has been sacked – and delving into his past works reveals this was far from his first brush with plagiarism, and not the first time he was caught at it either.

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  • Shima-kun989 commented on July 21, 2012 03:49

    i can't believe no one has said this yet... TRACE ON!!!!!... More

  • Shima-kun989 commented on July 21, 2012 03:46

    bewtween the number of different viewpoints (infinite), character designs (infinite), and poses (nearly infinite), limiting yourself in anyone of these categories will ensure a short career as a mangaka/ illustrator/ animator.... More


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