During the 2016 Rio Olympics’ closing ceremony, Japanese Prime Minister cosplayed as Mario. Well, sorta. You probably thought it was cool. Beat Takeshi did not.
There is nothing funny about the real Donald Trump, a raisin company mascot channelling the spirit of an internet commenter. What is funny is the voice actor behind Futurama’s Zapp Brannigan reading some of Trump’s dumbest quotes (from 2016 and beyond) in character.
Iran’s Supreme Council of Virtual Spaces, which is a real thing and not the dystopian government from a sci-fi TV show, has announced that Pokémon Go has been banned in the country.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby was trying to talk to the press earlier today about the efforts to combat ISIS, but one reporter had more important things to do.
Former Japanese Defense Ministry Yuriko Koike is currently running for Tokyo governor. Among her ideas to is to leverage anime. Because anime is real.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have finally broken their silence on Pokémon Go. Their statements today are about what you’d expect.
This is Cara Nicole Trujillo. For the past few years, she’s been active on the Arizona cosplay scene. Now, she’s also active on the political one.
Every time there’s a mass shooting in America—which is more or less constantly—politicians take to social media to talk about their thoughts and prayers. NRA-supported legislators tend to be particularly thoughtful and prayerful, something that’s thankfully been called out more aggressively of late.
It’s an election year, which means there’s been a lot of Bad Twitter. Shining like a light in the darkness, though, is the only political account I’m going to follow in 2016: Dungeons And Donalds.
Normally, cosplay involves dressing up as fictional characters, not real people. But this year’s Presidential primaries have been so absurd that I think this now counts.
Today, courtesy of a Minecraft map, we get a glimpse of a grim future brought on by an economic crisis, which started shortly after Donald Trump became President of the United States.
Because of course it is.
Congressman Duncan Hunter is being questioned by the Federal Election Commission after it was discovered his credit card used “campaign funds to pay for video games on 68 separate occasions.”
I’m Commander Shepard, and this is my least favorite racist on the Citadel.
Indie developer Malath Abbas should be settling in for this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Instead, he’s stuck at Vancouver airport, after U.S. Customs and Border Protection blocked his entry into the country [Update: he’s since been allowed in].
Do you dream of making anime in Japan? The country’s government is working to make that more of a possibility by hopefully easing up on rules and regulations for foreign animators.
There were many bad omens foretelling the demise of Jeb Bush’s laughably ineffectual run for the White House. There was his confusion about his position on the invasion of Iraq, his awkward performances in the debates. “Please clap.” That desperate gun tweet. On top of all those real life failings, he also got…
Nice Tweet, Jeb Bush. It’d be a shame if something happened to it.