A lone arsonist targetted Kyoto Animation, an anime studio in Kyoto, Japan. Authorities believe the death toll to be at least 33 people, with another 36 injured, some critically.
Here lie the posts I've written about anime and anime culture.
Funimation, a Texas-based company specializing in dubbing and distributing anime for an American audience, went to Twitter on Saturday and engaged in a bit of virtue signaling.
Vic Mignogna, the anime voice actor accused of sexual harassment is suing one of the companies he did work for. He’s also suing some of the women who accused him of sexual harassment.
First came Gamergate. Then came Comicsgate. Now there’s Animegate. What exactly is Animegate? It sprung up when sexual harassment allegations surfaced against voice actor Vic Mignogna. He’s known for his English voice-over work of Japanese anime shows that were dubbed for English-speaking viewers.
In March of 1943, the United States was embroiled in a massive war with Imperial Japan. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. Instead of using all his various superpowers to quickly bring an end to the war, Superman (government name Clark Kent) used his superpowers to stoke the fires of racial hatred and bigotry. No wonder Batman
The New York Comic Con 2017 starts today. ReedPOP, the event’s organizers, have a strict rule about harassment. What is comic convention harassment? This is how it’s defined on their website: Stalking Intimidation Offensive Verbal Comments Physical Assault And/Or Battery Harassing Or Non-Consensual Photography Or Recording Sustained Disruption Of Panels, Signings, And Other Events Bathroom