Category Archives: Editorial

The Otaku Life Cycle As Told Through Graphs

After conducting a 20-year long research project following several people from their birth to current otaku lifestyle, we here at Anime Maru have acquired insightful data on the lifecycle of otaku,…

Anime Maru’s Guide to Explaining Anime to Your Family This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the best times of the year for bringing together families over food and festivities, except for when me-maw starts hitting the eggnog a little too hard…

Anime Maru’s Guide to the 2016 Presidential Election

As Election Day approaches and one of the most grueling election cycles in American history winds down, it’s crucial that all voters are informed of the important issues before heading…

Anime Maru’s Guide to Halloween

Well it’s another rare day where NEETs will be forced to socialized with society. But never fear, our staff at Anime Maru has prepared a simple guide to give you…

Shelter: Implications on Society, Anime and Stuff

The recent release of the music video, Shelter, a collaboration between music artists Porter Robinson and Madeon, has shaken the foundations of otaku culture — questioning the very definition of anime and…

‘Food Wars! The Second Plate’ Episode 2 Review

Of all the shows new shows this season, Food Wars! The Second Plate was probably the one I was looking forward to the most. The end of the first season…

Deep Analysis: An Analysis of Love in Anime

Love is a myriad things—a means of motivation, a means of sadomasochistic happiness, a catalyst to trigger the singular and direct destruction of barriers restricting a person’s inner soul and…

Ahogamer Reviews: The New Berserk PS2 Game

I think everyone’s being way too harsh on the recent trailers for latest Berserk iteration coming out this summer. While it may be a little premature to judge based solely…

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…

A Comparison of Anime Streaming Sites

As the Spring 2016 season fully gets underway, we here at Anime Maru have put together a completely through and accurate comparison of the major anime streaming services.