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Otaku Tourists in Japan Blissfully Unaware that Locals are Judging Them

Despite its long-time popularity as East Asia’s number-one tourist destination, the popularization of anime streaming services such as Netflix and roll has brought a new breed of tourist to Japan’s shores: the…

Facebook ‘On This Day’ Becoming Unpopular for Reminding People of Their Weeb Years

After continued months of increasingly minimal use, Facebook has been pushing hard to promote its “On This Day” feature. The feature lets Facebook users view posts from the same day in the years since…

BREAKING: Jun Maeda Has Common Cold

TOKYO, Japan — After minor complaints of feeling faint and feverish yesterday, famed visual novel author and anime screenwriter Jun Maeda was checked into the National Cancer Center in Tokyo…

Anime Fans Everywhere Make New Year’s Resolutions to Earn their Friends’ Respect

Another year has come and past, which means that the world is once again occupying itself with making New Year’s resolutions. We here at Anime Maru have already started forgetting…

New Study Finds Average Amount of Anime Necessary to Learn Japanese

ZURICH, Germany — The long-debated topic of whether or not you can actually learn Japanese from watching anime has been challenged by a group of language acquisition researchers at the…

One Punch Man Inspires Thousands to Work Out Instead of Watch TV, Ruins Anime

TOKYO, Japan — Every anime season there’s always that one anime that gets everybody’s attention, that everyone can’t wait until next week for. The undeniable choice of this fall 2015 season…

NSFW: Top Ten Lewdest Scenes in Anime

Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love lewd anime? From Highschool DxD to Highschool of the Dead to all of those other fun and unique ecchi shows, there’s really something for everyone out there…

Waifu of Seasons Past, Where are They Now?

With every passing anime season the world enjoys a new batch of waifu to fawn over and bring into our basements, but as the years go by the modern waifu connoisseur has more and…

Astronomers Unable to Confirm Existence of Monster Girls on Other Planets

The anime adaptation of Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou, or “Everyday Life with Monster Girls” has come and passed, leaving everyone who watched it who isn’t currently busy fighting the Great Monster Fetish…

Latest ‘Superman’ Issue Confirms Anime is Actually Pretty Good on Bizzaro World

“Bizzaro World”, also known as htraE, has been a recurring location present in DC Comics’ Superman franchise. After seeing the increasing popularity of anime in the west, DC decided it was…