Japanese Red Cross Society

Lack of otaku blood from cancelled Comiket contributing to donation shortage in Japan

In a normal year, right now anime fans wouldn’t just be emptying their wallets, they’d be filling up blood vials too.

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“Drain me of my blood!” Otaku rush to donate for anime VTuber nurse

When a 17-year-old who lives in a sanitarium with bandaged wrists and a fang tooth asks for blood, fans come running from around the country.

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Japanese Red Cross releases important video on dealing with COVID-19 in a different way

In evading the virus, you might find yourself infected with something worse.

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Japan now has a manga-style coronavirus awareness campaign

One of these “faces” discriminates against people who have the virus. 

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Japanese Red Cross renews partnership with busty-heroine manga series for new blood drive

Uzaki-chan wants to hang out, and help harvest otaku blood.

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Controversial busty manga girl Red Cross poster’s artist donates blood

And it wasn’t the Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out creator’s first time, either.

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Spokesperson says anime collaborations have regularly led to increased blood donations.

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Theorizes that otaku are more likely to meet blood drive requirements than more mainstream members of society.

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X Japan’s Yoshiki donates 10 million yen to disaster relief after western Japan’s torrential rain

One more step in the musician and band’s mission to help children in pain.

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