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Strike Witches returns to chill its legs a third time


Three strikes and you're out?
Oct 14
// Chris Walden
Love it or hate it, Strike Witches will be retuning once more for a third season of military-come-science-fiction shenanigans. The news thus far is that the series has been given the go-ahead, so you'll need to sit tight a li...
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It's time to crown the new Princess of Lolita


Oct 12
// Hiroko Yamamura
The World's Grandest Party of Lolita is all set to go down October 23rd in the Shimotsuma City, and they are looking for their Princess of Lolita 2011. The event is a super huge Lolita festival, attra...
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Support Ro-Kyu-Bu!, get arrested?


Sep 10
// Chris Walden
A bunch of anime goods based on popular basketball-loli show Ro-Kyu-Bu! are due to drop at the end of October, so it's only natural that we will start to see what will soon be on offer. First up is the sleek and fashionable t...
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Don't vote for loli Rorona in this Atelier Meruru poll


Jun 20
// Josh Tolentino
Generally speaking, I don't begrudge anyone their tastes when it comes to 2D. No one's being hurt, after all, and I've probably got one or two 2D preferences that others might begrudge me for, should they be the sort to ...

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Rejoice freaks: Tokyo governor says otaku have warped DNA


Dec 17
// Crystal White
Yeah, you heard it. We're all freaks. At least, according to Tokyo governor Ishihara, we are. While speaking specifically about the "anti-loli" bill at a press conference  on December 17, the governor...
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It seems that the ridiculous debate about the rights of fictional characters continues, disregarding common sense. Now, a Swedish manga translator (unnamed) has been fined by the district court of Uppsala Sweden for possessin...

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Railgun/Hellsing doujinshi explains the anti-loli law


Jul 21
// Josh Tolentino
Chalk up another victory for education. The Tokyo Nonexistent Youth Ordinance, also known as the "anti-loli law" may have been defeated in committee, but the need to satisfy minds hungry for knowledge is not yet gon...
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Hatsune Miku to get upgraded


Jul 04
// Crystal White
Yeah, they're calling it an "upgrade." What's really happening? It seems that for Miku's next game, Project Diva 2, you're going to see a significantly more flat chested version of the character. A video on the...
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Yay: Anti-loli Nonexistent Youth bill voted down


Jun 15
// Josh Tolentino
Lovers of lolis and/or freedom can rejoice, for a grave threat to 2-D waifus everywhere has been suppressed...for now.Yesterday the Tokyo General Affairs Committee voted down the infamous "Nonexistent Youth" bill, w...
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Opposition to Tokyo's anti-loli bill spills into fiction


Jun 04
// Josh Tolentino
The fight over the fate of fictional lolis everywhere (within the Tokyo Metropolitan Area) might not be over, but one side is surely girding itself for battle.It seems that the latest group to join those opposed to the bill (...
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Time to feel uncomfortable again! Kodomo no Jikan returns


May 10
// Dale North
I...uh, wait. Is anyone watching? Clear? Okay. Kodomo no Jikan is comi... -- hey, don't act like you didn't watch the first season of the anime! I know you did. You probably watched the DVD-only follow-up too, Pervert.  ...
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From the Lolicon front: Anti-loli law back this fall


Apr 22
// Josh Tolentino
It's not over yet. The vote on Tokyo's proposed anti-loli law amendments has been delayed from June to a less determinate "fall" deadline, placing it on the docket for September at the earliest.While that might look...
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Former Wikipedia leader reports site for hosting lolicon


Apr 14
// Brad Rice
In a fun little bit of corporate sabotage, Wikipedia co-founder Lawrence Sanger reported Wikimedia Commons to the FBI for distributing child pornography and lolicon material, specifically citing obscenity statute 1466A, what ...
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"Loli ban" is not actually a loli ban


Mar 24
// Karen Mead
Over at tsurupeta.info, there's an ongoing explanation of the hijitsuzai seishounen reform proposal, or what some have been calling the Loli ban. According to the gentleman behind tsurupeta, they are wrong:This proposal does ...
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Famous people go hatin' on Japan's new anti-loli laws


Mar 15
// Josh Tolentino
It's always a good thing when people band together and speak out against laws they don't think help matters, and a bunch of famous manga creators did just that last night on an "emergency press meeting" regarding th...
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Aussie judge says lolicon 'less serious' than real stuff


Mar 05
// Josh Tolentino
If you're the type to follow video games, they you know that Australia is one of the less favorable developed countries to live in. Its authorities wield the censor stick like few others, and regularly compare games (and game...
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Neil Gaiman weighs in on Christopher Handley's case


Feb 15
// Josh Tolentino
If you haven't been following the case, Christopher Handley plead guilty to charges of Mailing Obscene Material and was sentenced to six months' jail time and five years' probation. And for what? Lolicon manga. While it's a t...
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Handley sentenced to 6 months' jailtime for manga


Feb 12
// Brad Rice
Anime Vice has been keeping tabs on Christopher Handley's case, the man arrested for his "obscene" manga collection. On the poor advice of his lawyer, he had pleaded guilty to the charges, and just recently received...
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Darker than Black season 2 happens October, contains Russian lolis, masks


Aug 10
// Josh Tolentino
Above is the short trailer for the next season of BONES' anime Darker than Black, entitled "Darker than Black: Ryuusei no Gemini". It's set to broadcast in October, and will feature the characters Hei and Yin as t...
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Project Diva Miku motion capture done by a 13 year old loli


Jul 14
// Tim Sheehy
I was a bit surprised to learn this myself, but apparently Sega actually got Yui Ogura, a popular loli idol, to do the motion capture for it's recent vocaloid PSP title, Project Diva. What most people don't realize is that sh...
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Required Reading: On moe culture and OEL manga


Jul 14
// Brad Rice
This isn't quite link love, but it's a couple of articles that you really should read for the betterment of your knowledge as a lover of all things Japan. The first one is a piece from manga guru Jason Thompson entitled "...
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Philippines to ban Hentai, calls it 'Child Pornography'


Apr 16
// Red Veron
You know what? I'm not even going get myself all riled up over nothing. So the country where I was born in, the Philippines, is trying to ban Hentai. The Philippine Congress gave out a press release that defines Hentai as &qu...
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Missing otaku girl found, kidnapper not kicked in groin


Mar 15
// God Len
Remember back in the day when a 14-year-old girl named Deborah Fourzan was reported missing with a 40-year-old hobbit, who were planning on attending Ikkicon together? Well, a few months later and she has been finally found (...
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Elyse appears from My Balls!


Feb 06
// Brad Rice
[As originally posted on Tomopop]For those of you who frequent Japanator, you've probably already heard of the super-ecchi and borderline porn manga My Balls. In it, the main character has an evil demon sealed inside his tes...
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1/4 Konokoe Rin from FREEing gives you a loli in a box


Feb 03
// Brad Rice
For all of your friends who fall under the category of pedobear, this figure will be the perfect gift for them, and works for most any occasion. It will suit all of your loli-in-a-box needs! Featuring Konokoe Rin from Kodomo ...
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Man arrested for manga collection? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund will take the case!


Oct 11
// Brad Rice
Here's one of those court cases that's going to affect every one of us here in the U.S.: An Iowa man has been arrested for importing manga that was considered to be obscene. As the story goes, the defendant, Christopher Handl...
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Moe Snake is Sweet Snake


Aug 02
// God Len
Its 9:30 in the morning, I still haven’t slept yet, and I come across cute chibi cross-dressing Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots Figumate figures; what on earth did I do to deserve this? If this isn’t the d...
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World Wrestling Moe Federation


Jul 30
// God Len
A long time ago I told myself that I really shouldn’t be shocked with anything Japan produces anymore, because once you do you are in a world of surprise. Unfortunately, I became soft in my old age and wasn’t e...
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First Impression: Strike Witches


Jul 20
// John Martone
Concept: Flying loli-furry witches who fire machine guns and transform into a girl/plane hybrid.There, I've just ruined about all of the mystery behind Strike Witches. In a reality nothing like our own, the planet is under si...
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News roundup: So a loli, two yaoi guys, and Takashi Murakami walk into a bar...


Jun 28
// Brad Rice
Here's some of the news that happened recently that couldn't make itself into a full post. It's got a little something for everyone, at least.First up, a second OVA for the loli-tastic show Ichigo Mashimaro has been greenlit ...

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