Tag Archives: Gundam

With Fewer Gay Anime This Season, LGBT Groups Lose Exposure in Japan

TOKYO, Japan — Japan sits in an awkward state of being a country with an incredibly diverse and active LGBT community while also giving little rights to said community. There…

Helpless Fans Unable to Escape Abusive Franchise

Jeremy Adler desperately hides under the covers of his bed, afraid to move or breathe. He knew that today would be the day a new Gundam anime would be announced,…

Production of Life-Size Gundam Statue Halted Due to Bad Nubs

TOKYO, Japan — Work on the Diver City 1:1 scale Gundam has been temporarily halted due to various problems in the construction. Local officials are concerned because the realistic Gundam…

Michael Bay to Direct New Gundam Anime

Sunrise announced Monday that American film director Michael Bay will be co-directing their recently-announced Gundam project Mobile Suit Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans alongside anime veteran Tatsuyuki Nagai. In a press…

An Interview with Yoshiyuki Tomino

Last week Anime Maru had the chance to sit down with famed director Yoshiyuki Tomino. Anime Maru: We here at Anime Maru have always been big fans of your work….

Gundam Fans Collectively Decide SEED is Too Easy of a Target

SMYRNA,TN — At the recent Zeonicon, Gundam fans from around the world decided to stop criticizing Gundam SEED. According to con goers, fans came to this decision almost unanimously. With…

World Leaders Reach Historic Agreement to Settle Differences with Gunpla Battles

NEW YORK CITY — Leaders around the world have miraculously agreed to abandon direct military conflict and settle their differences via the art of Gunpla Battle. “It turns out that…

Adult Fans Angered that Kids Are Flooding Toy Robot Fighting Arenas

TOKYO — Araki Takahiro is angry. Araki is one of the top fighters in the country in the sport known as “Gunpla Battle,” in which competitors build replica Gundam robots…

Court Approves High School Gunpla Battle Players Union

TOKYO – A high court in Tokyo today approved a bid by the Seihou Academy Gunpla club to form a players union for upcoming Gunpla Battle seasons, a move that…