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A Children’s Manga is Drawing Fire Due to Political Satire

The latest chapter of Toshihiko Fujinami's Manga de Yomu Jinbutsu-den (A Biograph in Manga) is stirring controversy over its depiction of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The manga runs in...

Japanese Politician Apologizes for Blaming Murders on Anime

In late October, 27-year-old Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested after nine dismembered bodies were found in his apartment. He admitted to luring suicidal victims into...

Mangaka Reveals the Social Pressure of Non-Black Haired Students

Earlier this week, Osaka school boards were sued by an 18-year-old resident for repeatedly forcing her to dye her naturally brown hair black in...

Japanese Tumblr User Shuts Down Cultural Appropriation Argument

An internet post from 2012 has resurfaced and sparked a debate about cultural diffusion, which is a concept that two (or more) differing cultures...

People Aren’t Believing That ‘Your Name’ Copied These Anime

A controversial video has been making rounds and accusing Your Name of plagiarizing an animated sequence from Nijiiro Hotaru (Rainbow Fireflies) and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRfa9TRIt3Q&ab_channel=Ms.Rachel Youtube user...

Shonen Jump Had Nudity Since the 60s, Why Are Fans Mad...

Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump came under fire for running a busty spread (seen below) on Yuragi-sō no Yūna-san (Yūna of Yuragi Manor). The illustration sparked conversations about ecchi...

Shonen Jump Faces Controversy Due to a Sexy Manga

Weekly Shonen Jump is no stranger to publishing ecchi manga.   Strawberry 100%   To Love-Ru!   Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma   Nisekoi: False Love   But one of the magazine's newer titles is...

‘Death Note’ Producer’s Old Interview Confirms Whitewashing

It seems like every month, the producers of Netflix's Death Note can't stay out of the limelight due to whitewashing claims - and the producers are...

Moe Shrine Game Offends Japanese Religious Groups

Warships Swords If there is something, Japan will cast the Japanizing Beam to anthropomorphize it as a really cute or sexy person. DMM Games is known for...

Netflix’s Death Note Faces Whitewashing Controversy

Netflix has found themselves in the middle of a second whitewashing controversy over the live-action adaptation of Death Note. They previously got entangling with accusations...

BBC Reporter Claims Anime and Manga Promotes Pedophilia

Takeshi Nogami, original character designer for Girls und Panzer, went on Twitter to talk about an interview he had with BBC Three for a documentary...

How Japan is Responding to Vogue Magazine’s “Yellow Face”

Vogue magazine came under fire due to it's diversity magazine issue. The magazine's issue was set to celebrate diversity and beauty, but received criticism for...

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‘Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs’ to Ecchi Up Summer 2018

The staff of the upcoming Yuuna and that Haunted Hot Springs (Yuragi-sou no Yuuna-san) anime adaptation shared the series' first promo. It'll air during the summer...