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    Friday December 2, 2016
  • "IT Anthropomorphic Project" Web Anime Explores Life in the Database

    "Gijinka de Manabo!" features direction and storyboards by Tetsuaki Watanabe

    The "IT Anthropomorphic Project" - an effort by educational book publisher Shoeisha to teach the principals of information technology with the help of cute, personified computer protocols - has released a short work of animation featuring three of its moe anime characters. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday October 4, 2016
  • FEATURE: Aniwords – A Moeblob is a Blob of Moe

    Moeboys... moegirls... what's really the difference between them?

    In this week's Aniwords, Isaac investigates the moe slice-of-life genre and compares the new season's Touken Ranbu – Hanamaru to other shows like it that he's seen. What is moe, really? And where does Touken Ranbu fit it? Hit the jump to dive into a pile of fluffy and cute moeboys and find out!

  • Wednesday August 31, 2016
  • "Moe Character Grand Prix 2016" Starts Accepting Online Entries

    Online voting will start on September 10

    Tokyo-based publisher Gakken has started accepting online entries for the three categories of "Moe Chara Grand Prix 2016" today. The moe character contest is held to commemorate the 35th anniversary of its Animedia magazine and the publication of the 200th issue of its Megami Magazine. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday August 23, 2016
  • FEATURE: Aniwords – Making Moe Real

    How do you make moe more than moe?

    In this week's Aniwords, Isaac zeroes in on what makes moe anime New Game! more than just a cute escape from reality. How does the show "make moe real"? And what does it mean to be "real," anyways? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday July 19, 2016
  • Counter-Terrorism Is Cute in "Urawa no Usagi-chan" PSA Campaign

    Moe posters raise awareness in the wake of the upcoming 2020 Olympics and 2019 Rugby World Cup

    The cast of Urawa no Usagi-chan - a 2015 TV anime created to promote the city of Urawa in Saitama Prefecture, Japan - are getting tough on terrorism in a series of public service announcements designed to raise awareness about suspicious behaviors in the wake of the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Hit the jump to take a bite of out crime.

  • Tuesday May 17, 2016
  • Crowdfunding for Kyoto City Subway's Mascot Girl Anime Reaches Ten Times of Its Target

    Voice actress audition for a new character Rei will open on May 30

    The crowdfunding for a new short anime featuring the mascot girls of the Kyoto-city Subway started on March 18, and instantly reached its initial target of one million yen only in two hours. By the end of its campaign, it collected an amazing 10,422,000 yen, enough to produce a five-minute short. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday April 20, 2016
  • Learn to Code the Moe Way with "Code Girl Collection" Social Game

    Web-based game by Paiza teaches beginners the basics of computer programming

    Code Girl Collection - a new browser game by Paiza - combines moe, computer programming practice, and social gaming to teach novice programmers how to code. Hit the jump to learn more.