Kizumonogatari Part I: Tekketsu-hen Snubbed for Best Animated Feature Oscar Nomination

Earlier this week the 2017 Oscar Nominations were revealed, and while Zootopia, Moana, Kubo, The Red Turtle and My Life as a Zucchini got nominations for Best Animated Feature, there…

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President Trump Signs Executive Order Adding “Iyashikei Option” to ACA Individual Mandate

In the first week after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed an executive order with a major addition to the individual mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act. Americans may…

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Monogatari Cosplaying Contest Results in Multiple Neck Injuries

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Paramedics were called to the scene at Setsucon yesterday when several cosplayers reportedly injured themselves during a costume contest. The overall theme was to dress up as…


6-Month-Old Digibro Video Is Still In Man’s Youtube Suggestions

Today while scrolling through AMVs anime fan Dave Brown noticed that anime critic Digibro’s video “How to Recognize a Terrible Anime (in just one episode)” was in the video sidebar…


Scarlett Johansson Admits She Doesn’t Get ‘Ghost in the Shell’

HOLLYWOOD, CA — Popular Japanese media franchise Ghost in the Shell is receiving a Hollywood movie adaption later in 2017. However, the movie has already sparked controversy, with the casting of…


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….


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…


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,…


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…


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…