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    Wednesday August 20, 2014
  • JSDF Ibaraki Holds General Election to Choose Center Position Character

    Illustrated by Pochi Iida (Mirai Shoujo Emomotion)

    As reported back in April, Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has its own three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Air force). The poll for the election to choose the most popular character to be featured in the center position on the next year's recruit poster opens today. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday August 7, 2014
  • DeNA Launches New Moe Girls Project "Hacka Doll"

    The details will be disclosed on August 15

    DeNA, a Tokyo-based company which owns one of the most popular cell phone gaming platforms, Mobage, has launched a mysterious teaser site titled "Hacka Doll" featuring three more girls. So far no information can be found on the site except the girls. Hit the jump for more.

  • Tuesday July 22, 2014
  • Top Level Moe Domain Begins General Registration Period

    If the entire world population were Otaku (geeks) ".moe" could hit 264,604,400 registrations!

    The .Moe top level domain's "Landrush Period" is now over and as of July 22nd, the otaku web domain is in its "The General Availability phase," meaing that domain names will be allocated on a first come first served basis. More after the jump.

  • Saturday June 28, 2014
  • Insects Go Moe For Summer Exhibit

    Itami City Museum of Insects presents spread of anthropomorphic beetles

    In time for the summer beetle hunting season, the Itami City Museum of Insects is opening a exhibit dedicated to the order or insects, and the flyer promoting the show has caught the attention of the net with moe versions of the various species.

  • Wednesday June 4, 2014
  • Winners of "Papico" Ice Cream Package Character Contest Announced

    The winners get 200,000 yen prize money

    Japanese confectionery company Ezaki Glico announced the winners of the design contest for Papico Whitesawa, the package character for its popular tube ice cream Papico's white sour taste. The contest was held at online artist community Pixiv between January 21 and February 24. Check the winners' cute illustrations after the jump!

  • Friday April 11, 2014
  • Senpai Notices .Moe Top-Level Domain

    .moe top-level domain has officially been introduced to the root zone of the Internet

    Last June, Interlink filed with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), asking the organization that coordinates the Internet's global domain name system to accommodate niche subculture with a .moe top-level domain. Interlink has now announced that it's been approved. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 8, 2014
  • JSDF Gets New Moe Mascot Girls: Koume, Nobara, Hibari

    The poster will be displayed in stations and high schools

    Following the Okayama office, Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has revealed its latest recruit poster featuring three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Airforce), designed by manga artist/illustrator Pochi Iida. Check the cute poster after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 11, 2014
  • VIDEO: Hisako Kanemoto Sings for JSDF Moe Mascot Girls' Dancing PV

    The voice of Ika Musume (Squid Girl), Cure Peace (Smile PreCure!)

    What's the next for the three moe mascot girls of Japan Self Defense Force's Okayama provincial cooperation office? A dancing promotional video! The recently-posted teaser reveals popular anime voice actress Hisako Kanemoto, best known as the voice of Ika Musume in Squid Girl, is one of the three singers. Check the clip after the jump.