Category Archives: Editorial

Op-Ed: Anime Streaming Could Change FOREVER (Crunchyroll and Funimation in Trouble?!?!)

Otaku CriticalYouTuber How’s it going guys? It’s Otaku Critical here with another video. I’ve got some exciting news for you today. I was doing some industry research, and by research…

Your Takes — Hatsune Miku Can’t Understand Virtual Idols These Days

As a virtual idol I’ve always tried to focus on the quality of my music, but these virtual YouTubers just seem to play video games, be bad at English, and…

Op-Ed: ‘Koisuru Asteroid’ is Yet Another Example of the Round Earth Lie

Ryan FletcherFlat Earther When I watch anime, I am usually looking for an escape from all the fake news and cover-ups that surround our society every day. I was intrigued…

Anime Maru’s Visual Guide to Both Coronavirus and ‘Interspecies Reviewers’

Keeping up with news can be a real slog, especially when all the talk seems to be about either the Wuhan coronavirus or Interspecies Reviewers. We here at Anime Maru…

Top 10 Anime Top 10s of the 2010s

#10: 10 Tearjerkers That’ll Empty the Tissue Box, by Anime News Network Anime News Network’s “The List” column typically only features 5-7 entries per list, which appropriately reflects the level…

Top 10 Anime of the Decade

Anime is a truly beautiful form of art, no less so because we the viewer actually see very little of the process. Original storyboards, voice actors, manga no one reads,…

Top 10 Anime of the Decade

Hello, readers. As the decade comes to a close, we here at Anime Maru would like to take a look at the very best anime we remember from the last…

Top 10 Anime of the Decade

Nearly dozens of anime have been made in the past 261 fortnights, and the vast majority measured in very slightly below “meh”. We at Anime Maru have no interest in…

FanFic Corner: How the Stan Stole Christmas

Every weeb down in Weebville liked Christmas a lot…But the Stan, who lived just north of Weebville, did not! The Stan hated Christmas! Every anime season!Now, please don’t ask why….

The Anime Maru Holiday PC Build Guide

The holidays are a special time for getting together for family and reflecting over all that you have experienced over the past year. Thankfully, for those who would rather not…