10 Reasons Why Everyone But Sailor Moon Knows Tuxedo Mask Sucks

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Whether you call her Usagi or Serena and him Mamoru or Darien, the love between Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask is one of anime's most celebrated romances. This is despite the fact that Tuxedo Mask sucks. Yes, Sailor Moon's dashing "hero" is in fact a terrible person, and here are 10 reasons why. » 11/17/14 2:39pm 11/17/14 2:39pm

I Went to a Hatsune Miku Concert and It Was Fucking Amazing ​

On Saturday, I watched a not-particularly-realistic 2D projection of a teenaged girl in teal pigtails singing in a computer-generated voice mesmerize a concert hall packed with teens. For two hours. And it was actually pretty fucking amazing. » 10/21/14 11:15am 10/21/14 11:15am

These Are The Seven Best Lesbian Anime Series Ever Made

After considering many opinions across the internet and consulting with fellow yuri (百合, lesbian themed Japanese media) fans, these are the seven best examples of non-explicitly erotic girl-on-girl animation from Japan. » 9/15/14 9:58pm 9/15/14 9:58pm

Japan's Prime Minister Accidentally Tells Women To Die

Japan Just Now Got Around to Banning Possession of Child Pornography

Japan finally banned the possession of child pornography—as of today. Apparently, until today, possession of child pornography was totally legal in Japan! » 6/18/14 1:20pm 6/18/14 1:20pm

Rejoice, This is the Trailer for the New Sailor Moon Series

We finally get a look at the new Sailor Moon series set to debut worldwide (not just Japan) next month in this new trailer from the official Sailor Moon YouTube account, and it's pretty awesome looking. » 6/07/14 6:29pm 6/07/14 6:29pm

Sailor Moon in English is Back, This Time With Lesbians

American anime distributor Viz has announced that they have obtained the rights to both the upcoming Sailor Moon: Crystal series and the original 90s classic Sailor Moon. The classic series will be broadcast, uncut, on Hulu in both Japanese and English. » 5/18/14 10:03pm 5/18/14 10:03pm

Japanese Banana Art Is So Damn Appealing

Darth Vader. A Xenomorph from Aliens. Attack on Titan. That's not mentioning the various other characters as well as animals, too. They've all been brought to life in amazing banana sculptures. » 8/28/13 9:34pm 8/28/13 9:34pm

A ballet audition turns into a cyborg battle in this animated short

Gene Kim started his NYU Tisch undergraduate thesis film Fighting Spirits before Black Swan came out, but it also plays with the classic image of dueling ballerinas in black and white. But when these ladies battle on stage, they fight with something heavier than toe shoes. » 5/26/13 12:18pm 5/26/13 12:18pm

Convention Season Is Coming: Here's How to Talk to Women Cosplayers

Put together by Aussie cosplayers Ardella, Eve, and Kitty, this is a fun video guide on how to talk to women wearing costumes at conventions. While you might think that's something most folks already know because we have brains and hearts, some people don't know how to fully operate all their equipment yet. It's… » 12/30/12 8:30pm 12/30/12 8:30pm

Anime Convention Bizarrely Offers Established Cosplayer a Stripper Gig…

Ginny McQueen, a costumer of 14 years who works full-time as Director of New Media for Cosplay.com, the largest cosplay website on the internet, recently received a proposal from an anime convention in Las Vegas offering her $200, snacks, and two free tickets in exchange for a "live burlesque performance" that would… » 8/09/12 2:20pm 8/09/12 2:20pm

Just Let the Shut-Ins Bang Their Virtual Girlfriends in Peace

Did you know that the word "technology" comes from the Greek root "technos," which means "a neverending font of new ways to masturbate" and the sub-root "logis," which means "the kids are fucked"? It's true! And the good folks at Microsoft have led us to yet another new way to stunt and corrupt future generations: an… » 7/10/12 2:40pm 7/10/12 2:40pm

Meet Tofu Boy, China's Answer To SpongeBob Squarepants

Quick, name an animated Chinese movie for kids! No answer? Exactly. Chinese animators have long remained in the shadows of Japanese anime and gigantic American companies like Disney and Pixar. But Variety reports that the Dean of Beijing's Film Academy, Sun Lijun, is hoping to put Chinese animation on the map with … » 10/18/11 4:45pm 10/18/11 4:45pm

The Intense Madness Of Your Pop-Culture Devotion

A few weeks ago, I asked our readers to send in pictures of themselves showing their obsessive devotion to everything from bands to books, and naturally, they delivered. Inside, a roundup of your fellow readers amazing and often hilarious contributions: » 7/12/10 3:00pm 7/12/10 3:00pm

Japan Likely To Reject Ban On Sexualization Of Minors • Playboy Model…

• Lawmakers in Japan are likely to reject a proposed bill on tightening regulations on sexual imagery of minors in animation and comics. The bill also urges distributors to ban minors' access to cartoons or games that depict rape. • » 6/01/10 5:30pm 6/01/10 5:30pm

Tales From The Maid Cafe

The Maid Cafe returned to Katsucon (a local anime convention) over the weekend. Ever wonder what would make grown women dress up in cat ears and ruffles, and wait tables while taking breaks to play games like Operation? Read on. » 2/15/10 6:20pm 2/15/10 6:20pm

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's... Flying Panties

Next month a wind-up flying panties toy will be released in Japan. Apparently, it's based on the intro to the anime series Sora no Otoshimono, but that still doesn't explain why the panties are flying in the first place. [InventorSpot] » 2/09/10 10:20am 2/09/10 10:20am

Get Lady Gaga's Anime Eyes

With four sets of eyelashes and giant contact lenses, you, too, can be that special combination of horrifying and cute. Don't forget to boil your wig! [Buzzfeed] » 1/22/10 9:45am 1/22/10 9:45am