Category Archives: Editorial

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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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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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Anime Maru’s Guide to Holiday Gift-Giving

Hello, relative of an anime fan desperately seeking out something anime-related to give to your ungrateful cousin! We understand that this time of year can be stressful and that you…

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The Otaku Life Cycle As Told Through Graphs

After conducting a 20-year long research project following several people from their birth to current otaku lifestyle, we here at Anime Maru have acquired insightful data on the lifecycle of otaku,…

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Anime Maru’s Guide to Explaining Anime to Your Family This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the best times of the year for bringing together families over food and festivities, except for when me-maw starts hitting the eggnog a little too hard…

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Anime Maru’s Guide to the 2016 Presidential Election

As Election Day approaches and one of the most grueling election cycles in American history winds down, it’s crucial that all voters are informed of the important issues before heading…

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Anime Maru’s Guide to Halloween

Well it’s another rare day where NEETs will be forced to socialized with society. But never fear, our staff at Anime Maru has prepared a simple guide to give you…

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Shelter: Implications on Society, Anime and Stuff

The recent release of the music video, Shelter, a collaboration between music artists Porter Robinson and Madeon, has shaken the foundations of otaku culture — questioning the very definition of anime and…

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‘Food Wars! The Second Plate’ Episode 2 Review

Of all the shows new shows this season, Food Wars! The Second Plate was probably the one I was looking forward to the most. The end of the first season…

Deep Analysis: An Analysis of Love in Anime

Love is a myriad things—a means of motivation, a means of sadomasochistic happiness, a catalyst to trigger the singular and direct destruction of barriers restricting a person’s inner soul and…