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Millions Psyched to Become Secondary Kancolle Fans

Audiences around the world tuned in to the premiere of the Kantai Collection anime, including millions of fans excited to finally be able to join the ranks of the Kancolle…

Shirobako Extremely Popular Among Sci-Fi and Fantasy Characters

Since its premiere, slice-of-life anime Shirobako has received no shortage of praise for the balance of cute, comedic charm and on-point drama based on struggles found in the real professional world. Several…

Studio DEEN’s Open Letter to ufotable

The following is an open letter submitted to Anime Maru. What was with those episodes ufotable? What happened to trolling the fanboys like we used to? Remember how mad they got when…

Pixiv Artists Exposed as Anime Illuminati

ROME, Italy — The Dan Brown Institute of Conspiracy Research recently concluded a five-year investigation revealing that the foremost artists on the Japanese online artist community Pixiv are a hidden oligarchy…

Deep Analysis: The Hidden Meaning of Love Live

It should be no surprise that Love Live has as big of a following as it does, what with its cute characters, charming comedy, and multitudes of songs that fans…

Sony Announces Every Game People Want Except iDOLM@STER

LOS ANGELES, CA — Sony’s press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo yesterday included announcements for so many highly anticipated games that fans almost didn’t notice the lack of news…

‘Ping Pong’ Characters Spend Hours Getting Makeup Done

TOKYO, Japan — In a recent interview with Anime Maru, the characters of the currently airing anime Ping Pong stated that they spend hours getting their makeup done every day….

International Idol Dispute Leads to Nuclear War

NEW YORK CITY — Talks at the UN Headquarters today ended in disaster as world leaders clashed over fictional idols. The escalation occurred after North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un…

Leaked Documents Reveal NSA’s Awful Taste in Anime

WASHINGTON D.C. — A new government document released on WikiLeaks last weekend reportedly contains a list of United States National Security Agency employees and their usernames for the website MyAnimeList. The document…

Oda Eiichiro Discovers Good Pacing, Realizes One Piece Should Have Been 200 Chapters

TOKYO — Oda Eiichiro, author of One Piece, the most popular and best selling manga series of all time, acknowledged that the series is horrendously paced in a recent press…