Category Archives: Editorial

Wagamama, the Pinnacle of Modern Anime

Wagamama: High Spec has managed to sweep in and become the best anime of the season and a frontrunner for anime of the year. In a season of anime that has been…

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…

Ayn Rand Anime Reviews

Today’s guest article is courtesy of a Certain Objectivist Ayndex.   Mushishi – A grifter travels from town to town preying upon the mystic irrationality of oriental peasants. This would…

Anime Maru’s Guide to Making Your Waifu Real

Here at Anime Maru, we know how it feels to be lonely and wanting nothing more than a cute 2D girl to keep you warm at night and take your…

Op-Ed: Wow, You Guys Really Will Watch Anything We Make

Ishihara Tatsuya Kyoto Animation We’re honestly kind of surprised that so many people are watching Myriad Colors Phantom World. We made a terrible generic anime, and worse yet, you all couldn’t…

Anime Maru’s Top 27 Anime Series of All Time

Hello readers. Today, Anime Maru celebrates its second birthday. If you’ve been following us since the very beginning, we recommend you go outside once in a while. But regardless of how often…

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…

The Ten Types of Anime Fans

After running several lengthy and exhaustive surveys, the Anime Maru staff has compiled a list of the ten types of anime fans. This is the result of years upon years…