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Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Becomes the Greatest Thing to Ever Exist

Earlier this week, Toho announced that Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name (Kimi no Na Wa) has surpassed all measures of cinematic success and become the de facto greatest film ever made….

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Anime Maru’s Guide to Drawing Anime Girls

As devout fans of Japanese anime, we have always admired its distinctive visual style. When pondering about this artistic archetype, familiar terms such as moe and kawaii come to mind. This very essence…

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Relationship in Turmoil Over Discovery of Steam Anime Games

CONCORD, MA — In a very unfortunate turn of events, Megan Crampton’s relationship with her boyfriend of four years, Dan Abbott, is in jeopardy. According to their family and friends,…

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Study Shows Silicon Valley Still Dominated By Otaku

A Princeton University study released Tuesday revealed that the Silicon Valley population is still largely dominated by otaku. Researchers collected long-term demographic data over a decade, studying ancient companies such…

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Anime Maru’s 2016 Anime Awards Predictions

Hey everyone, it’s awards season once again, and Anime Maru is here to tell you who’s going to win the most prestigious awards of all: the Crunchyroll Anime Awards! With…

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Loot Anime January Theme to be “Reality Check”

Loot Crate, the monthly subscription service that delivers geek or gaming-related merchandise, has announced that the theme of their sub category box, Loot Anime, for the month of January will be…

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CNN Apologizes for Accidentally Airing Over One Hour of ‘Chaos;Head’

BOSTON, MA — CNN viewers were shocked to discover last Thursday that instead of the usual airing of unintelligible political debate that CNN usually provides they were presented with an…

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Nekopara OVA Kickstarter Enjoys Overwhelming Success While Global Charity Project Goes Unfunded

Sekai Project, the publisher of visual novel Sakura Spirit among other quasi-erotic anime games, had recently launched a Kickstarter on the 28th of December with a base goal of $100,000, with…

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Anime Maru’s Top 10 Anime of 2016

Well, 2016 is officially over, and that means it’s time for Anime Maru to post its annual Top 10 Anime list! (Remember, anyone who posts a year-end list before the…

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The Anime Maru Official Year End Status Report

As 2016 comes to close, we at Anime Maru like to reflect on the the accomplishments and events of the past year. Like many in the otaku community, we like…