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Ramen Company Pulls Ad Featuring Naomi Osaka with Pale Skin

Backlash over the tennis star's skin tone prompted Nissin to cancel the anime ad campaign.
Bettina Makalintal
1.24.19
WTF

This Bread Has Nipples and It Makes Me Uncomfortable

The strawberry Boob Bread has pinker nipples than previous iterations.
Bettina Makalintal
12.3.18
Anime

I Can't Stop Watching this Weirdly Sexual Cooking-Themed Anime

'Food Wars' is about world cuisine, empty elitism, and a plucky young upstart beating the odds.
Lizzy Saxe
8.2.18
dumplings

Enter the Dumpling House Where Anime Meets Dim Sum

After one couple was dismayed by the lack of restaurants making fresh dumplings from scratch in London, they decided to open a spot that is also heavily inspired by anime.
Simran Hans
10.11.16
japan

Get Your Otaku On with This Kawaii Cutlery for Gothic Lolitas

Japan’s lauded position as the true sovereign of the chiffonade hasn’t stopped one Japanese company from creating a pretty unconventional kitchen knife—one that has more in common with a waifu body pillow than a santoku or yanagiba.
Alex Swerdloff
3.23.16
cheeseburgers

These Cheeseburgers Cosplay As Edible Anime Characters

Call it edible anime or call it an act of brilliance, but it turns out that if you dress up your food to look like your favorite anime characters, customers will come in droves.
Javier Cabral
11.11.15
japan

This Japanese Tea Is Supposed to Taste Like Anime Girl Sweat

A Japanese design company has found a new way for fans to consume anime.
Nick Rose
10.19.15
crime

Mysterious Teen Burglars Are Stealing Denver's Hot Pockets and Netflix

That’s right, the shadowy specter has an unwavering hunger for the precious snacks and 'Cowboy Bebop' episodes of unsuspecting Coloradans.
Alex Swerdloff
9.17.15