Zero no Tsukaima Author Noboru Yamaguchi Dies

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Noboru Yamaguchi, the 41-year-old author of the Zero no Tsukaima light novel series, has died after a long struggle with cancer.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 15, 2013 14:02

    Thx u so much for your hardwork sensei..i will always remember your ZnT..thank you and RIP... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 15, 2013 11:51

    Yamaguchi was another otaku claiming he had cancer and actually dies of AIDS. Anyway, nothing of value was lost.... More

Lone Father Dies Protecting Daughter From Blizzard


The harrowing news of a lone father who sacrificed himself to save his 9-year-old daughter after becoming lost in a blizzard has been harrowing Japan amidst one of the coldest winters in years.

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  • jinx2k commented on March 21, 2013 09:36

    Father of the decade.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 13, 2013 15:04

    Staying in your car is definitely the best thing to do when stuck in the snow with poor visibility, or in a remote location. And yes, you should periodically check to make sure your... More

Chinese Samaritan “Left To Drown” After Rescuing Boy


Chinese have been outraged by the case of a man who was left to drown by the family he saved, with the rescued boy’s mother saying his fate was nothing to do with them.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 10, 2012 20:08

    could be... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 27, 2012 10:18

    Good Samaritans are not welcome in China.... More


The birth and death of a baby panda in Japan has jumped from being a media circus to a minor diplomatic crisis after Ishihara began tying them to the Senkaku Islands and Chinese began insisting the Japanese must have killed it to get back at them.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 17, 2012 09:17

    18:34 You really do sound like a privileged 1st word idiot with little to no idea how much of what you just said applies to non-US nations about a hundred times more than what you imagine... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 17, 2012 05:21

    @23:15 1) Then what justification do they have for receiving payments for all Pandas in foreign zoos? 2)No other countries require bribes for their animals, even if they are endangered. ONLY CHINA DOES THAT. 3) Try changing your... More

Stabber Murders Nitroplus Man


Nitroplus’s music producer has had the incredible misfortune to have been stabbed to death in a random knife attack on the streets of Osaka.

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  • ChaosConsuming commented on June 20, 2012 17:06

    I think the problem lies in the crazy person using the knife, not in the knife itself. Also simply executing people for extreme crimes is not going to happen because there are always people who (as... More

  • ChaosConsuming commented on June 20, 2012 16:42

    It's USA punk. get it right.... More



The 2-year-old girl who was repeatedly run over by Chinese motorists and ignored by no less than 18 people as she lay bleeding in the road has died.

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  • contagionoflight commented on April 11, 2013 15:01

    Holy shit, I'm actually crying.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 28, 2011 15:16

    Say on yahoo that because of what happened to her the Chinese government is going to crack down and tighten its hold on the media in what I can only see as an attempt to... More

Mangaka Kei Aoyama Commits Suicide – “I Have No Regrets”


Mangaka Kei Aoyama has killed himself, announcing the fact by Twitter.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 8, 2011 04:12

    it takes a lot of courage to commit suicide but it takes mouch more courage to carry on living... More

  • charizardpal commented on November 8, 2011 19:55

    I'm glad too. Actually Swweeet had a lot of hints of strong fatalism or suicide if you know, the main character jumping off buildings or trying to drown himself, etc. (And here... More

Steve Jobs Dies


Apple tycoon Steve Jobs has passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, aged 56.

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  • nakugaka commented on November 8, 2011 06:36

    hate him and hate what he did with technology thx to people like him people accept boulshit rules like you cand do this and that with your hardware and or os also personally im glad he... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 20, 2011 15:20

    Fucking happy you're dead, you god damn piece of scammer shit. Hope Satan fucks you over like you fucked over Woz.... More

MM! Author Akinari Matsuno Passes Away


Light novelist Akinari Matsuno, best known for harem series MM! (or EmuEmu!), has passed away, at the age of only 32.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 4, 2011 21:34

    Kira got him, that baqstard.... More

  • tyciol commented on May 4, 2011 17:15

    It's a very sad loss. If he died of violence, I hope it was not of his own hand, but rather being stomped by a lovely woman. I am at a loss, I guess this means we... More

Cosplay Queen Saya Passes Away


It has been confirmed that esteemed cosplayer Saya has passed away in an accident.

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  • David commented on January 31, 2012 04:51

    R.I.P Saya :(... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 4, 2011 16:37

    i think no, yes her account is still being updated, but it's not by saya herself, it's being updated by someone her sister or her fanpage's admins, because things i know is that now her... More


The classmates who drove a 12-year-old girl to hang herself with the scarf she knitted as a gift for her mother with their bullying attended her funeral and delivered a tearful eulogy, but made no mention of the cause of her death.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 21, 2013 21:46

    FUBAR.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 21, 2013 00:06

    "The worst one is the father who married a Fillipino woman!" The one who said that was a 2ch netizen... Anon 22:37 isnt blaming the father... stupid retard.... read properly..... More


Coming immediately after the case of a 117-year-old man who turned out to be a mummy, the 113-year-old woman supposed to be the oldest person in Tokyo has “disappeared,” with family claiming not to have met her for 25 years.

Many now suspect that much of Japan’s elderly population may in fact be alive in name only, and maintained by unscrupulous relatives for the purpose of making fraudulent pension claims.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 14, 2010 05:14

    Derp moment there.... More

  • Dia commented on August 10, 2010 22:16

    According to CNN, 70 have been found to be missing (lol) already More

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