Category Archives: Editorial

Letters to the Editor: December 2014

KanColle ~Conspiracy Collection~ SIR― I am disappointed that you have chosen to report the oft-repeated but little-examined view that North Korea is behind the Kancolle attacks. As an experienced DRPK…

A Message to All Anime Bloggers

Dear all anime bloggers, I hope that all of you are having a wonderful holiday season. After all, it’s the season to be jolly and merry. While the year winds…

I Wish More People Would Pay Attention to the Shirts I Wear…

Hello readers, today I would like to address the recent hoopla known as ‘Shirtgate’. For those of you fortunate enough not to be exposed to the constant idiocy that we know…

Letters to the Editor: November 2014

Super High Me SIR― It is a poorly-kept secret within the anime industry that male characters are not voiced by males, but rather, freshmen voice actresses being hazed by their…

Mass Debating — MyAnimeList 10 Year Anniversary

The popular anime community MyAnimeList celebrates its 10 year anniversary this week. What do you think about the popular anime tracking site’s remarkable duration? ClariStocracy This is especially impressive since I…

Mass Debating — Your Impressions of Unlimited Blade Works

We are now three episodes in to Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, ufotable’s highly anticipated remake of the Fate/stay night franchise. What do you think about this anime so far? The…

Letters to the Editor: October 2014

He Said;She Said SIR― The People’s Democratic Republic of Korea is enraged by your libelous poison. The Brilliant Comrade would never watch anything as morally bankrupt as Love Live. As we have noted…

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…

Mass Debating — Your Reactions to Pharrell’s Anime-Themed Music Video

The official music video for “It Girl“, the final track on Pharrell’s hit album G I R L hit the internet earlier this week, causing a burst of popularity especially…

Letters to the Editor: September 2014

Gap in Coverage SIR — Your recent article regarding the ‘Gender Gap’ in anime characters (link) depicts a one-sided view of the issue of anime gender equality. Here at Kyoto Animation,…