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Pre-orders Open for Life-Sized Replica of Zero Two’s Tongue

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Pringle. You can follow him on Twitter @CoolSpaceCadet. Figurex, in collaboration with Studio Trigger, announced this week that a life-sized model of…

Studio Trigger Panel at Anime Expo Draws Raucous Fan Reactions

LOS ANGELES, CA — Fans and media crowded a conference hall at Anime Expo today to attend a panel by Trigger. Anticipation is high for the studio’s official announcements —…

Anime Maru Goes to Japan!

After several years of hard work to climb the proverbial Everest of anime journalism, we here at Anime Maru have finally been able to reap our reward: an all-expenses paid…

Man Scammed Out of Thousands of Dollars in Fraudulent Anime Scheme

MILWAUKEE, WI — A 34-year-old local resident was shocked to discover this week that the anime DVD collection he has been amassing over the past several years was largely fake.
James Teager told Anime Maru that he has been buying DVD’s and Blu-Ray disks for over decade, building up a collection of over 500 series. The accumulation of his life’s work, however, has not paid off. According to Teager, at least half do not contain discs at all — he has found blank discs, change, and pieces of cardboard, inside the packaging where anime movies and TV shows should be.

Researchers Remain Optimistic as Search For Alternate Universes Intensifies

BATAVIA, IL –The United States Department of Energy released a statement this afternoon claiming that researchers are still hopeful about locating an “isekai” — also known as an alternate world — even as the search enters its sixth year without results. Speaking to reporters at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Dr. Albert Porchowsky insisted that the latest models of quantum mechanics predicts the existence of alternate worlds like those depicted in Re: Zero and Konosubarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!.

Xebec Announces ‘Chinpo!o!!!!!!!!’ Anime Adaptation

Anime studio Xebec announced earlier today that it has started production on the anime adaptation of the manga Chinpo!o, created by Daichi Sorayomi. Localized as Dick Whip Guy, the manga tells the story of a man who aspires to be the best in chinpo!o, a gambling sport where male contestants stand on a floating platform and try to push each other off the platform. The twist, however, is that the contestants are only allowed to use their backside and phallic member.

Former NEET Disappointed by ‘Working!!’ Environment

NORMAN, OK — Local NEET-turned-productive-member of society Chad Wilson, 35, is disappointed by the real world. After watching all three seasons of Working!! and catching up to the currently airing WWW.Working!!, he decided to change his lifestyle by leaving his basement and starting to work at his local Denny’s. While he was initially positive about doing something with his live and making some money for once, his new job has given him a number of problems.

Introducing the Anime Maru Writing Contest!

Hello, readers. Today the Anime Maru staff are excited to announce the first ever Anime Maru writing contest! Are you interested in trying your hand at anime news parody? Do you…

Anime Maru To Offer Streaming Anime

Today, Anime Maru is pleased to announce that we are planning to offer an official streaming service on our site. Here at Anime Maru, we are always looking for new ways to…

Ayn Rand Anime Reviews

Today’s guest article is courtesy of a Certain Objectivist Ayndex.   Mushishi – A grifter travels from town to town preying upon the mystic irrationality of oriental peasants. This would…