ACE Strikes Back – Weakly


The Anime Contents Expo will go ahead after all, although it seems the anime industry is now thoroughly cowed as they are still participating in TAF and have dropped all mention of opposing censorship.

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  • Pyrus commented on October 31, 2011 00:32

    Sounds like someone's trying to play both sides of the fence.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 27, 2011 19:49

    Ishithara doesn't even compare to Bush Bush had a balanced record on the environment (mostly bad, but he supported biofuel development and set up the two largest US maritime sanctuaries), a bad record on war (I'm... More


The anime industry has grovellingly conceded that censorship under the firm hand of Tokyo fuhrer Shintaro Ishihara is OK after all – Kadokawa et al. have all humiliatingly folded and agreed to participate in the Tokyo International Anime Fair, all talk of their own “Anime Contents Expo” quietly forgotten.

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  • Chen-04 commented on October 3, 2013 05:58

    >> Imagine you never knew anime/manga, you would >> have gotten laid with a woman and live a manly >> life but it did not happen. No, you got that backwards. If there wasn't any anime/manga... More

  • Mauvais commented on October 26, 2011 19:28

    Thank goodness! Rage quelled.... More


The 2012 Tokyo Anime Fair has been announced as being due in March 2012, being dubbed by detractors “an anime event for anime haters.”

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  • Anonymous commented on August 2, 2011 18:22

    needs radioactive flame thrower to bring on TAF... More

  • Azn-Persuasion commented on July 31, 2011 17:14

    The Azn-persuasion lv on this is less than /3 A.K.A. </3... More


The widely held belief that the Haruhi franchise is a spent force seems to have been shattered by the news that the latest novel in the series, “The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya” (Suzumiya Haruhi no Kyougaku), has sold a record 341,000 copies.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 4, 2011 18:38

    Final revival and sure miss a lot leaving this for 2 days lol so many posts... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 4, 2011 11:33

    Funny thing is... the Aya-haters LIVE for Aya updates. What kind of sick obsession is that? IF YOU DON'T LIKE HER, DON'T FOLLOW HER. I am surprised that her publicist hasn't advised her to quit twitter.... More

K-ON! Gets Ishihara Seal of Approval


The 2011 Tokyo Anime Fair has seen fit to grant a damning Ishihara seal of approval to K-ON!, an insult if ever there were one.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 8, 2011 07:15

    Justin Bieber is actually pretty talented. Do not let the zealous fans make you turn a blind eye on his talent. Of course, I don't like the music his producers are making him sing, but... More

  • Sorachanmine commented on March 7, 2011 00:42

    K-ONTARDS lol good one... More

Ishihara Begs Boycotters to Return to TAF



It has emerged that Tokyo governor, manga ban proponent and prominent rape novelist Shintaro Ishihara has sent letters to ten of the publishers now boycotting the Tokyo International Anime Fair, which he chairs, begging them to relent and return to the fold.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 30, 2012 08:13

    Young people of Japan: Either vote or shut the fuck up when old people turn your country to shit.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 23, 2011 04:32

    eat shit ra!!... More

Kadokawa: “Ishihara’s Remarks are Discrimination!”


Top manga publisher Kadokawa’s president has spoken out against Tokyo’s impending manga ban in no uncertain terms, accusing Ishihara of discrimination and comparing his his actions to those of Japan’s wartime secret police.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 17, 2011 14:44

    here's me thinking that if a mangaka wants to keep his manga running minus profit, he'll just turn it into a webcomic instead..... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 17, 2011 06:59

    HAHAHAHAHAhaahaha.. wait you're not joking?... More

Anime Industry Has An ACE Up Its Sleeve


Not content with a devastating boycott of the Tokyo International Anime Fair, the anime industry has announced it will be holding a new event, the “Anime Contents Expo,” on the very same day as TAF and in neighbouring Chiba’s Makuhari Messe.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 2, 2011 06:21

    That would be awesome. For now I just hope the Japanese moetards keep away from TAF.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 18, 2011 10:39

    A beating is NOT enough. A thousand deaths cannot atone for his wanton sacrilege!... More


The latest instalment in the increasingly moribund Haruhi series, The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya, has finally been dated.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 27, 2010 10:33

    The Masturbation of Haruhi Suzumiya", "The Tentacle Fun with Haruhi Suzumiya", "The Pregnancy of Haruhi Suzumiya"... I would buy all of them!... More

  • XxXFl0oD3RXxX commented on December 26, 2010 20:17

    Fina-FUCKING-lly! >:D... More


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


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


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

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