Nothing is More American than Spending The Fourth of July at Anime Expo

Every Fourth of July, a little part of me misses engaging in traditional Fourth of July activities. Anime Expo is invariably scheduled over Independence Day weekend, so instead of grilling,…

Los Angeles Prepares for 23rd Annual Running of the Nerds

LOS ANGELES, CA — The sun hangs higher and hotter in the sky. An ill wind breezes by. The time for the Running of the Nerds is nigh. “Oh my…

μ’s to Collaborate on Single with Pitbull

TOKYO, Japan — After their thrilling success in the Love Live School Idol Contest, schoolgirl idol group μ’s has announced that they are set to release a new single featuring Cuban-American…

Supreme Court Upholds Employer Dakimakura Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC – In a landmark 9-0 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that employers must cover the cost of therapeutic dakimakura (also known as “waifu pillows”) under…

Mexico Fans Rip World Cup for Not Being Faithful to the Manga

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Fans of the Mexican National Team were up in arms late Sunday after their side’s heartbreaking defeat to the Netherlands in the Round of 16. After taking…

Anime Maru at Anime Expo 2014

Hello readers. I am pleased to announce that some of the Anime Maru staff will be hitting up Anime Expo 2014 in beautiful and sunny Los Angeles. This is a great…

I Enjoy All Anime, as Long as There Are Lolis

Digibro once claimed that as anime bloggers, we have a skewed perspective of public opinion. This is because our barometer of “public opinion” is each other. As writers and wannabe…

Anime Community Excited to Drop Sword Art Online II

Fans reacted with excitement to a new promotional trailer for Sword Art Online II, which features voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro. “I cannot wait for the summer season,” an anonymous poster commented, “So many…

Fan Creates Life-Sized Cry for Help

SENDAI, Japan — Ooyama Wataru is a 29-year old anime fan that has spent the last six months creating an accurate, life sized replica of his sad existance. His creation weights…

Gainax Makes Internet Poll to Determine Direction of New Project

TOKYO, Japan — Gainax has started an Internet poll for fans to vote on the themes and genre of its next anime project, to be released next year. “This is…