Category Archives: Feature

Facebook Users With Anime Profile Pictures Speak Out: “We Want To Be Heard, But Definitely Not Seen”

As its name would imply, a Facebook profile picture is a picture of the person’s face. But there are many who choose to not follow suit, and instead might have a…

‘Shoukugeki no Soma’ Linked With Eating Disorders

Since the airing of Shokugeki no Soma, an anime that has largely replaced Food Network, viewers have found themselves with diagnosed with eating disorders, including binge eating and anorexia. “It was merely…

Survey Result Show Minmay Voice Actress Mari Iijima Still Bangable

A recent survey from 2chan has confirmed what we all had hoped for: Mari Iijima, voice actress/singer for Lynn Minmay, is still very bangable. The poll was divided into three…

Online Polls Find Best Anime Ever All Created in the Last Two Years

  DIEMEN, The Netherlands — Researchers conducting online polls have come to the surprising conclusion that all of the best anime to ever exist have been created in the timespan between…

Your Anime Horoscope

Welcome to Anime Maru’s newest feature, anime horoscopes. Each sign symbolizes different strengths and character. Find your sign below to find out what your anime fortune is. Is today your lucky…

Deep Analysis: Hidden Meanings in the Yuri Kuma Arashi Finale You May Have Missed

With Yuri Kuma Arashi’s final episode airing this week, it’s finally time to end our 12 part series analyzing all of the show’s symbolism. I hope you’ve been keeping up…

Anime Maru’s Guide to Discussing Anime

Over the course of your anime career, you are bound to encounter people who share your hobby. Talking about anime with other people can be very intimidating; how are you going…

Anime Maru Receives 2015 Reporters Without Borders Award

WASHINGTON, DC – Celebrities, media personalities, and politicians gathered for a special gala honoring Anime Maru, the recipient of the 2015 Reporters Without Borders Excellence in Journalism Award. The award selection committee cited Anime Maru’s coverage of several events with both geopolitical importance, and ones closer to the anime community that constituted their core leadership. To celebrate this award, we at Anime Maru have decided to reflect upon the vast history that led us to receive it, and the various important stories we have broken over the past few decades.

Anime Studios Now Only Hiring Writers Who Have Legally Changed Their Name to Urobuchi Gen

A recent survey of anime industry job postings has found that many studios are now only hiring writers who have legally changed their name to “Urobuchi Gen.” This is the…

Deep Analysis: Hidden Meanings in Episode 1 of Yuri Kuma Arashi You May Have Missed

Ikuhara Kunihiko’s new show Yuri Kuma Arashi premiered this week, confounding viewers with its strangeness. Ikuhara is well known for layering in hidden meanings into his work using confusing symbolism…