Category Archives: Editorial

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…

Anime Maru’s Guide to Super Bowl 50

This Sunday, America will sit in front of its television and watch Super Bowl 50. If you’ve been invited to a party, but know nothing about football because you haven’t…

Fanart FMonday PLEASE DON’T CRITICIZE; ART IS BEYOND CRITICISM

ArtAOccasionally at Anime Maru we like to appreciate the other side of anime. Sure animators and mangaka have spent years refining and honing their skills to be at their best….

Ahogamer Reviews: Undertale

Hello gamers. Today I will review the latest indie hit, Undertale. Unless you’ve found yourself under a rock that blocks WiFi signals, you’ve heard people talk endlessly about Undertale. Critics have been dropping…

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…

New Study Finds Average Amount of Anime Necessary to Learn Japanese

ZURICH, Germany — The long-debated topic of whether or not you can actually learn Japanese from watching anime has been challenged by a group of language acquisition researchers at the…