Dragonball Kai Massacred by Censors


It looks as though Dragonball anime Dragonball Kai is receiving some less than welcome revisions in the form of the removal of shattered bodies spurting blood, something sure to disappoint gore-hungry fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 4, 2012 07:29

    gaijin taking over japan :/... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 2, 2012 16:16

    Kai is shit anyway... More

Queen’s Blade Covers Up


Hentai warrioress anime Queen’s Blade is shaping up to be as much a battle between censors and fans as it is a battle between busty maidens.

The latest episode, heavily censored on terrestrial TV and on YouTube (just as before), is an example of this, with quite the sales push in favour of the DVDs in evidence.

In particular the mass naked lady event that is the Queen’s Blade OP and ED has seen much additional coverage…

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  • Anonymous commented on October 25, 2009 09:58

    i lol'd... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 23, 2009 13:41

    I don't get it guys. In no way the censored version may be better. It's ridiculous. In this case let's censore all the ancient Greece and Roman's statues, paintings and so on.... More

Sengoku Basara: Two for the Price of One


Sengoku jidai anime Sengoku Basara recently aired, and observers soon noticed some very strange differences between two of the broadcast versions.

Rather than the usual censorship differences, it appears for some inscrutable reason broadcasters CBC and TBS have each acquired their own not so subtly different version of the anime…

2ch provides a detailed comparison below.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 18, 2009 13:53

    It would be awesome if they were two alternate universes. So right now it's just some differences in the expressions, just to point out the slight differences in the characters' personalities (somber characters look more... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 17, 2009 20:13

    TBS is GAR. fuck you CBC.... More

Aya Hirano Gets Own TV Show


Comedy idol Aya Hirano is finally set to receive her own TV show, making her the equal of heavily exposed otaku-favoured celebrities such as Shoko-tan.

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  • Treveon Edwards commented on May 22, 2009 12:59

    she has range though. she can do a more mature womanly voice at times lol... More

  • Treveon Edwards commented on May 22, 2009 12:51

    really? sugoi! lol... More

Kadokawa Issues Haruhi Gag Order


Just when fans thought they had secured some reliable evidence of the existence of the Haruhi second season, Kadokawa has moved to scotch them.

Now we hear that lynchpin broadcaster Saitama TV is issuing a categorical refusal to comment on the series, after only days ago having confirmed with other broadcasters that the series would have 28 episodes.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 3, 2015 14:24

    To me it all depends on Haruhi's seyuu... If it's not Aya, then fuck you. Thanks.... More

  • Garvala commented on June 27, 2009 19:05

    I...don't see what's wrong with them...... More

Queen’s Blade Massacred by Censors



Hentai anime Queen’s Blade looks only to have escaped the wrath of censors in part of its broadcasts; in the others, it has been subjected to censorship of the most vigorous and unalluring kind.

2ch compares the versions (AT-X offers the uncensored broadcast):

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  • EleutheroZeroONE commented on October 4, 2009 07:39

    Bless you, AT-X! I watch the AT-X version on Anime Lime!... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 7, 2009 16:23

    it has a story??? didn't know there was a censored version... at least i don't see a reason for it to exist at all.... More

Dragonball Kai Error Riddled


Dragonball fans have been disgusted to see errors of the most egregious sort creep into the recently broadcast remastered edition of the classic anime.

2ch’s attention focuses on the OP:

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  • Anonymous commented on May 15, 2012 00:21

    Bleach and Naruto = FAIL 2 DB rip offs.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 15, 2012 00:19

    Um, wrong. Dragonball (the first series) has been around way longer than either of those 2 rip-offs. Yeah, I said it. Bleach and Naruto (hell even One Piece) have ripped off the original Dragonball.... More

China: “Destroy Japanese Anime!”


A recent comment by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao decrying the lack of Chinese anime has incited a flurry of online support, with Chinese net users vigorously denouncing Japanese anime.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 19, 2013 18:51

    You contradict yourself so many times. First it's China's the greatest country in the world then you change it to greatest Asian country because it's not the greatest country sorry but its not. Second you... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 1, 2013 21:06

    Well... where did you watch it? The picture shows Ultraman TIGA from 1996, but the (horrible) US Dub was released in 2002.... More

Ambitious Children


Above you see four Japanese children asked what it is they want from life (presumably in adulthood).

Below are their answers:

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  • Anonymous commented on June 6, 2010 00:30

    Maybe she helped the bottom left boy get some money, women and power and regrets it.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 28, 2010 09:30

    The kid on the bottom left is going places! ;D... More

Haruhi Second Season Airs with Rerun


TV stations have now not only confirmed that the “new” season of Haruhi will start with a rerun, but also that it will amount to 28 episodes, finally confirming the “new episodes mixed in with or ont the end of the old episodes” theory.

Fans rejoice at the news, although they must by now be wary of unpleasant surprises…

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  • Anonymous commented on May 12, 2009 12:37

    but thats only 26 episodes... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 23, 2009 22:28

    but i wouldnt want to watch it as haruhi-chan, that shit sucks. they'd have to make it normal...... More

New Haruhi Season Confirmed as Rerun


TV listings have updated in preparation for the broadcast of the “new” season of the Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi, revealing the first episode to be none other than the very familiar “Asahina Mikuru no Bouken Episode00”, which of course has already aired and is number one in the “broadcast” order.

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  • kisaaki commented on May 13, 2009 11:03

    I live in hawaii ow on earth can I wac the secnd season? lik I mean what station?... More

  • kran commented on April 4, 2009 23:48

    Guess I'll have to watch the first season all over again since it's mashed in with the second one. How boring... We've waited so long and this is what we get? Bummer.... More

Anime is Rare in Japan


Japan may be host to the world’s most vibrant visual culture complex, but all areas do not share equally in this bounty. In fact, outside the likes of Tokyo and Osaka, there are vast areas of the country where anime begins and ends with Doraemon and Naruto.

2ch analyses the subject in the ranking you see below:

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  • Wallace Hunter commented on May 9, 2011 01:08

    I don't think 90 percent of non-kiddie shows were unabashed pedo wank-fuel back in the 90s.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 13, 2011 02:56

    The problem with the DVD approach lies with the fact that Japanese region DVDs are considerably more expensive than DVDs here. While in America, anime dvds cost $20-30, the Japanese counterparts are about $50 a... More

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