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Key Visual Arts To Delay Angel Beats VN Again

Visual novel developer and publisher Key Visual Arts announced today on their Twitter feed that they will once again be delaying the release of Angel Beats! 1st Beat! “One of…

Toei Reveals Dragonball Super is a 150-Part Movie Series

Immediately following the announcement that the awaited Digimon Tri would be comprised of six feature films, Toei also confirmed their plans for the upcoming Dragonball Super. “We’re taking a very…

J.C. Staff Announces Plans To Continually 1-UP SHAFT

Today, animation studio J.C. Staff announced their plans to now and forever beat Studio SHAFT at their own game. Founder and Acting President Tomoyuki Miyata stated in an impromptu press release,…

Anime Dead at 52

1963 – 2015 Today we here at Anime Maru received a harrowing news tip. Readers are advised to brace themselves, for this might be the most shocking report Anime Maru…

Koufuku Graffiti Girls Develop A Taste For Human Flesh In Upcoming OVA

Studio SHAFT announced today that the upcoming Blu-Ray release of the cooking-themed slice-of-life series Koufuku Graffiti will contain a special OVA. They say while they are taking some creative liberties…

Urobuchi Revealed To Have Been Secretly Writing Aldnoah Zero All Along

Today it was leaked that infamous anime writer Gen Urobuchi, who claimed to have not been involved in the production of the space mecha series Aldnoah Zero beyond the initial…

Tokyo Ghoul Cosplayer Literally Trapped In Costume

On January 7th, 2015, American cosplayer Dustin Clover was struck with inspiration after finishing the first episode of Tokyo Ghoul √A. The second season marked a complete change in direction from…

Iwaaki Hitoshi Confirms Parasyte is Set in the Same Universe as Midori Days

Parasyte mangaka Iwaaki Hitoshi revealed to Anime Maru this week that he actually created romantic comedy manga, Midori Days in 2002. This was seven years after the conclusion of Parasyte. “Inoue Kazurou? Just…

Kyoto Animation’s Photo-Realistic Backgrounds Exposed as Actual Photos

Kyoto Animation’s reputation for highly-praised production quality, featuring fluid animation and gorgeously detailed backgrounds, is in grave danger. Recent reports have surfaced that backgrounds in several recent Kyoto Animation shows may have been…

Toei Spends 80% of World Trigger Budget on Purple Sparkles

  The animation in Toei Animation’s latest work, World Trigger has come under criticism from several sources this season. Commenters cite an excessive use of still-shots, undetailed character models, off-model…