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The organisers of the Tokyo Anime Fair are reporting they will likely have to cancel the event after the anime industry pulled out in disgust at the Tokyo government’s hostility to them.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 10, 2011 10:23

    That's it, lets remember the song of twisted sister "We're not gonna take it" If in North America they want to outlaw automotive trends such as hot rods, classic customs and off road and there has... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 24, 2010 10:06

    might make for interesting manga material though..... More


Tokyo Anime Fair Before & After

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The helpful graphic above demonstrates the expected devastating effect of the anime industry’s boycott of the 2011 Tokyo International Anime Fair in protest against the Tokyo government’s campaign against manga.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 23, 2010 10:44

    what? even doraemon pull back?? is this fair gonna be okay? xD... More

  • Elliot R. Winslate commented on December 14, 2010 08:38

    10-4 to that, would like to see wikileaks leaks out his picture in a gay cabaret club or something, i REALLY want him to quit the office and sent to pasture out in the tundra... More


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10 publishers, including Kodansha, Shogakukan and Kadokawa, have announced they will have nothing to do with the Tokyo International Anime Fair due to the persecution the Tokyo government has been directing at them.

It now appears the event may as well be cancelled – if they are lucky Disney will show up, but not much else is left.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 14, 2012 01:36

    Ewww someone's going to have to go back and clean up Ishihara's old man diaper mess Look at what he is doing to the manga/anime industry! Freedom of speech pulverized! Will there be an increase of more... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 2, 2011 18:16

    You sir, win. Is it bad that I want some crazy otaku to go nuts on him?... More


Kadokawa to Boycott Tokyo Anime Fair Over Ishihara

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Japanese publishing giant Kadokawa has announced they intend to boycott the Tokyo International Anime Fair to protest against the Tokyo government’s extreme hostility towards the anime industry.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 8, 2011 00:21

    i wonder if astro boy counts as shota... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 10, 2011 12:32

    That's right. He's your typical Hinomaru-waving war-criminal-worshipping Nanjing-massacre-denying boob.... More


The Blu-ray Debut of Haruhi Suzumiya

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Haruhi’s Blu-ray debut sees her entire 28-episode anime packaged into an 8 disc set, even going so far as to include English language subtitles.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 15, 2010 17:46

    Yes, because there are only 8 episodes of Haruhi.... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 15, 2010 08:13

    Endles 8 Blue Ray? LOL... More


Strike Witches 2 “$50 an Episode”

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The pricing for the Strike Witches 2 discs has been announced, and even desperate lolicon are aghast at the pound of flesh demanded for each episode of government approved loli pantsu/nopan goodness.

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  • alidan commented on July 9, 2010 08:39

    you have never had a drm scheme have a confect with windows forcing a reinstall of windows than have you? if a hacker can easily remove drm and make the pirate version superior to the non... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 8, 2010 05:58

    @bloo The fact they are using this business model does not mean it's working as they think it is. It just means they aren't willing to seek out alternatives.... More


Haruhi Now $3 a Go

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Once mighty queen of overbearing and obnoxious anime heroines Haruhi is now reduced to the bargain basement price of 300, down from ¥4,800.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 5, 2011 01:24

    Was that sarcasm or are you an idiot? >.- If its sarcasm then sorry, its hard to detect it from reading text Xd... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 12, 2010 07:05

    Damn, the only good episode of the new season.... More


New Haruhi Novel Finally Here

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The flagging hopes of Haruhi fans have been jolted into overly optimistic paroxysms of ecstacy with the news that light novel rag The Sneaker will be publishing part of the new Haruhi novel, Suzumiya Haruhi no Kyougaku / 涼宮ハルヒの驚愕 (The Shock of Suzumiya Haruhi), in its next issue.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 16, 2010 03:50

    And ofcourse now there's gonna be an 11th novel... well atleast Asakura's back... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 28, 2010 01:35

    Hahaha, great trolling :) ... More


Haruhi Disappearance Debut Goods Do Not Disappoint

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A bonanza of Haruhi limited-edition goods have been made available at cinemas screening the Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu movie, and one Kyoto theatre has given advance notice by way of a dazzlingly long sales page on its website…

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  • ranivus commented on March 8, 2010 21:06

    How can anyone show disrespect for the perfect girlfriend/wife/mistress that is Yuki Nagato! Hardly ever talks, insanely smart, and willing to do anything for you! just as long as you have the ability to change the... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 8, 2010 05:56

    Well some of us idiots may prefer a clearer story instead of nonsense-shouting and meaningless time at the beach. Besides, Haruhi is a bit too stupid to be a real God. Go Nagato! :D... More


The Great Anime Crash of 2010: Moe Bubble Finally Bursts

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With the news that announced anime for spring 2010 total only 25, down from an incredible peak of 60 or more in the heady spring of 2006, many cannot help but conclude that the anime bubble has finally burst.

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  • Chen-04 commented on May 24, 2013 18:32

    The only thing you can measure is how many copies were sold at what price.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 3, 2010 08:22

    Great, correlation most of the time implies causation. Assuming thats the case here, we only need to figure out what caused what? Moe Anime causing the decline in budget for new shows, or the decline in budget... More


Haruhi “Reborn” Again

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Kadokawa has announced an exciting new “rebirth” in the Haruhi novel series which will allow fans the heaven sent opportunity to buy them all over again.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 27, 2010 05:41

    I love you anon. I really do. That is the single most retarded- yet undobtly correct statement on sankaku today. After all, we all are retards who love to hate.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 7, 2010 18:44

    I'd be on a bigger high if the next book was coming out. This Looks cool, but really I just Meh at it.I want more story, not more endless eight. Bleh.... More


The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Movie Preview

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The latest trailer for the movie adaptation of Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu has just been released; the sombre spectacle it offers is visible below.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 23, 2010 10:40

    for great justice.... More

  • Bronxdragon commented on January 2, 2010 23:32

    o.o Holy shit......this is Haruhi right? Damn that looked serious......... More


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