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Woman Faces Lawsuit After Selling Boyfriend’s Valuable Anime

Gunma Prefectural Police arrested a 23-year-old woman for stealing and selling her boyfriend's anime. She reportedly stole 8 anime sets that were worth 90,000...

Crossdressing Friend Getting Outed Spawns Tons of Fanart

Cross-dressing and maintaining an androgynous look is a popular fashion statement. Cosplayers, musicians, and even anime characters rock the style with regularity! https://twitter.com/Elmon_0715/status/931519260840443904 Japanese Twitter user @Elmon_0715 is...

Japanese Company Offers “Marriage Benefits” For 2D Waifus

Otaku have been enjoying various anime-themed marriages activities lately. From anime-themed marriage certificates to a VR marriage experience - it's been a good time...

Real Life Master Ninja Thief Turns Out to be an Elderly...

The infamous "Ninja of Heisei" has been caught by Osaka Police...and the unmasking is truly baffling. Image via The Japan Times For the past eight years, the...

‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ Fan Sells Rare Cards for Daughter’s Education

Yu-Gi-Oh! fans can be intense when it comes to collecting cards and building decks for matches. You never know when you'll need a specific card,...

Someone at Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Loved Eroge & Anime

The CIA released nearly 470,000 files recovered from the Pakistani compound where U.S. forces killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011. Many of the files include...

Alleged Burglar Blames Naruto For Teaching Him Ninja Skills

A 25-year-old man was arrested on burglary charges for doing a Naruto impression...or so he told the police. Christopher Atkins was arrested for breaking into a Target...

Remember That Time Kanye West Wanted to See Anime Tiddies?

Kanye West isn't shy about his love of anime and Japanese culture. He's defended Akira as the greatest anime movie, played hentai on screens during a "Graduation"...

Tokyo Metro’s Mascot Sparks Debate for Not Being Cute Enough

Japan has a knack for using mascots to promote nearly anything. One of the most visible types of mascots is "Railway Girls," which are...

Idols Says She’s Received Whitish Stained Plushies From Fans

The Japanese idol industry is built on a combination of musical talent and illusion. These idols have to possess a certain measure of singing...

Keijo is About to Become a Real Life Sport

The fictional sport of Keijo!!!!!!!! is about to become a reality thanks to a group of Portuguese fans! Keijo Portugal is a group of fans working to turn...

Japanese School Blasted for Buying Lewd Novels for Students

It's normal for schools to set aside some funds in order to provide some entertainment for students. But one Osaka junior high school is...

Drunk Japanese Teacher Beats Student ‘Out of Concern’

Teacher of the year alert! A 38-year-old head teacher at an elementary school in Osaka's Minato Ward was suspended for a certain late-night incident that...

Man Arrested For Threatening to Kill Sock Wearing Schoolgirls

The Fukuoka Prefectural Police is preparing to charge a 48-year-old for threatening to kill school girls for wearing socks. During the past year, the man...

Someone Thought This Squirtle Pillow Was a Good Idea

Squirtle is one of the most recognizable starter Pokémon in the franchise. The little turtle has been plastered on all kinds of merchandise, but...

Man Arrested For Selling Fake Miyazaki and Shinkai Sketches

An unemployed man was arrested by the Okayama Prefectural Police for selling counterfeit autographed anime sketches on an online auction site. Image via Mainichi Shimbun The...

Fan Fails to Sue Idols Due to Noisy Otaku Dancers

A fan of KOBerrieS had his three-year lawsuit against the idol group thrown out of the Osaka High Court. The three-year legal battle dates back...

Japan Puts Anime in Zoo and Penguin Adopts a Waifu

Various Japanese zoos have been collaborating with Kemono Friends and hosting special events. It's been working, as social media has been showing an increase in zoo...

Man Must Breastfeed Alien to Save Earth in New Ecchi Manga

Alien babies, gender-swapping, and nudity are all the rage in Chichi no Jikan. Kuronosuke Shirata's ecchi manga follows a young man named Kyuuichi Shinogi, a biology...

There is a Manga About a Mom Being Turned Into a...

We've seen light novels cater to some bizarre niches to get attention from fans, like a series starring a boy reincarnated as a hot...

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