Category Archives: Interview

An Interview with the Canadian Animator behind Golden Kamuy’s Bears

More and more foreigners have been making their way into the Japanese animation industry recently, and foreigners have made especially great strides in 2018. Earlier this year, French animator Thibault…

Local Anime Expert Claims Anime is Getting Worse

“They just don’t make them like they used to”, local self-proclaimed anime expert Nicholas Spencer starts the interview with Anime Maru with a strong and provocative statement. For Spencer, the…

Norwegian Band Nightcore’s New Album is Entirely Sped Up Anime Songs

This week Norwegian techno band Nightcore released their first album since 2003. The band is best known for creating the musical genre Nightcore, and their newest album fits the genre…

Fans Forget Which Shows to Hate in Current Season

Every new anime season brings a new batch of shows, memes, waifu, and bandwagons for fans to hop on. But arguably the best part of every season is more and more new, imaginative, and compelling…

An Interview With ZUN, Creator of the Touhou Series of Games

  Today, we here at Anime Maru sat down with ZUN, creator of the Touhou Project series of magical-girls-wearing-hats games, to talk about his creative process, how he comes up…

Anime Fan Explains His Approach to the New Anime Season

This week, I went undercover into the home of my neighborhood’s most devout anime fan who locked himself away to fully consume all of the new anime from the first…

‘Girls Only Like Me for My Taste in Anime,’ Hapless Bachelor Claims

SOUTH BEND, IN — At first glance, Johnny Choi appears to be a casual anime fan. But he has concern with his romantic life that is unique to those whose…

Everyday Life With Monster Girls Much More Complicated Than Expected

While the recent anime Monster Musume: Everyday Life With Monster Girls has made inter-species relationships an endless parade of fun and games, things are much more complicated for those in such…

Miyazaki: “I Created Anime to Solve the Great Desktop Background Shortage of ’84”

“It was like a brutal relentless winter that had no end in sight” said acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki, in an exclusive interview with Anime Maru. “I was on my Macintosh Personal…

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…