RDG Otaku “Steal Reading’s Hashtag”

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“Japanese cartoon” fans of RDG – Red Data Girl – have caused an upset in a UK paper after the volume of their twits on the #RDG hashtag easily obliterated the previous Reading-related activity.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 9, 2013 15:21

    @14:32 It's the English language. Get used to it.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 9, 2013 14:32

    If I wanted to pronounce it as 'Redding', therefore it should be named as such. And not as 'Reading'.... More


Minami Takahashi “Also AKB48′s Worst Dresser”

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AKB48 starlet Minami Takahashi is back in the news again – this time after her off-duty ensemble was outed on Twitter and swiftly became the butt of innumerable jokes.

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  • darkfader commented on March 22, 2013 07:58

    Pajama-pattern xD... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 19, 2013 20:08

    I don't know, but here at my country we have to learn and use cursive for elementary school, and i use it even now. Mine is not a nice one, but it sure is cursive.... More


Apple Bans 2ch for “Hate Speech & Porn”

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Apple has banned all 2ch-related Apps from its app store for offering too-ready access to porn and hurtful remarks.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 23, 2013 22:57

    Test Drive Unlimited. Nuff said.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 8, 2013 15:22

    LOL @ ppl who use iPhone.... More


Finnish Embassy Twitter Quite a Sight…

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Finland’s Tokyo Embassy has yet again been expressing its considerable love for suomi witch Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen, joining her creepy otaku fans in celebrating her birthday on the 21st.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 6, 2013 22:04

    Suomi mainittu... eiku?... More

  • kamehappo commented on February 27, 2013 08:52

    Except that anime they try to sell as their own.... More


Kill Me Baby’s 686 Twitter Avatars: “One For Each Buyer”

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The official Kill Me Baby site has published 686 Twitter avatars for fans of the anime – one for every person who bought a copy of the first volume of the anime, marking perhaps the first time an anime has been masochistic enough to make light of its own dismal sales figures.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 22, 2013 22:53

    URL list of all images. You can copy and dl with flashget. http://pastebin.com/TuLN8AMG... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 22, 2013 10:54

    That's hilarious that they would do that. My interest in this show has increased a notch...... More


New Year’s Delivery Terrorism, Madoka Style

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New Year’s well wishes from otaku have taken a new twist – with an envelope printed with a manga of QB quizzing Madoka as to her heart’s desire, to wish she responds with the name and Hamamatsu city address of the person she wishes her New Year’s greetings delivered to. Needless to say, the letter was delivered without issue.

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  • Alexeon commented on January 6, 2013 18:02

    I thought the terrorism lied in the fact that Madoka is essentially dooming herself to a horrible life as a mahou shoujo in exchange for you to have a happy new year. I didn't ask for... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 6, 2013 03:12

    If would you give a fuck on what others think about the stuff you order? If you feel you have to hide it, then just stop it.... More


AKB48′s Mariko Shinoda “Sad” About Sale of Her Cookie

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Top AKB48 idol Mariko Shinoda has expressed her dismay at one of her sweet cookies being sold for some $12,000 to one of her creepy fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2013 23:25

    Don't understand it eihter>> AKB48 is an anime....why would I be interested in a girl that just give the voice? Even if she is "hot", or "boobalicius"? (what mariko obviusly not is) it would have... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2013 23:18

    what is creepier? The otaku or the otaku industry? Is the otaku not more like a "victim" of the shiny promissing money sucking otaku industry?... More


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An otaku wedding where the bride arranged for the surprise destruction of her new husband’s (ex) virtual girlfriend Nene by ceremonially smashing the memory card with a mallet has prompted a wave of disgusted criticism online, with even non-Love Plus fans decrying it as “bullying” and “tasteless.”

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  • Anonymous commented on December 4, 2012 15:12

    Interesting how some people get epically butthurt over having their comment downvoted and imagine downvoters are all Japanese.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 1, 2012 18:56

    is that.. sal9000?... More


Aya Hirano: “Guys Love Me Even If I Am A Deko-Bitch!”

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Scandal seiyuu Aya Hirano’s “deko-bitch” nickname has passed her own lips for the first time, with Hirano sharing one of her famous stories – this time about a random admirer commenting on how beautiful her surgical mask and/or forehead is on the street – with her 366,000 diligent (or merely morbidly curious) followers.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 28, 2013 13:31

    Sankaku has been hating on Aya since like FOREVER! But, does not even have the INTEGRITY to be honest about it or the GUTS to say WHY!!!... More

  • david commented on November 25, 2012 15:10

    Man you are dumb.... More


Rapist: “I Did 300 & I’m Going For 1,000!”

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A man whose efforts to reach 1000 sexual conquests finally culminated in him plucking a girl off the street has has been causing a stir online – not least because of the envy all the photographic evidence of his conquests has aroused amongst jealous virgins online.

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  • Skoll commented on December 5, 2012 13:19

    House Life, as always, has all the answers.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 4, 2012 14:28

    300??? fucken hell. I've only done about 10. :( Man, I've got a loooooong way to go. Well, I need to have a job first and money. THose 2 things go hand in hand besides my... More


USA Football Victory Over Japan “Revenge for Pearl Harbor”

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The well deserved reputation of Americans for tolerance and humility has been highlighted by a series of widely circulated Tweets trumpeting the USA’s Olympic victory over Japan as “revenge for Pearl Harbor” (two nukes and 70 years of suzerainty apparently not being enough), in the otherwise obscure and unwatched sport of women’s football – where the USA received a drubbing at the hands of Japan’s team in 2011, which was responded to with the expected good grace.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 25, 2013 16:56

    Just because you suck at making friends doesn't mean the rest of us do. I've made friends with the majority of Japanese people I've met, and that's a lot more than I can say for... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 10, 2012 15:53

    If my friends or family posted shit like this first I would knocked the hell out of them. Then I would dis- own them. Shit this ignorant don't fly in my circle.... More


Tokyo MX: “Our AKB48 Anime Was Shameful”

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Major anime broadcaster Tokyo MX has been forced to make a grovelling apology after one of its bosses called the company’s involvement in the creation of an AKB anime “shameful.”

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  • Anonymous commented on December 29, 2013 22:56

    I did also lol I think the reason he had to say sorry was that his comment showed his company in a bad light more than who or what he was commenting on Japanese or... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 15, 2012 04:57

    I also loved this Anime. I was hooked straight from the opening credits. It gave me all the feelings that I had when watching Karate Kid for the first time. It had humour, tension,... More


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