Tag Archives: Your Name


Hollywood Directors Will Not Rest Until Every Anime Receives Live Action Adaptation

Hollywood directors presented a united front earlier today and released a statement promising to produce live action adaptations of every anime in existence. The announcement came a day after The…


Shinkai Announces Seasonal Garbage in Response to Miyazaki Comparisons

Following a revealing interview about his new movie, Kimi no Nawa (Your Name), in which he stated that he doesn’t want to be labeled as “the next Miyazaki”, acclaimed director…


Local Theater Caught Showing ‘Kokoro Connect’ Instead of ‘Your Name’

CHESTERFIELD, MO — A locally-owned theater has been forced to apologize after duping patrons eager to see Makoto Shinkai’s award-winning film Your Name and instead screening the first five episodes of the…


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…


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 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…


11 Anime That Perfectly Sum Up 2016

As this year filled with unbelievable politics and celebrity deaths draws to a close, we take a look back at the anime that aired this year which perfectly sum up 2016.