Supreme Court Upholds Employer Dakimakura Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC – In a landmark 9-0 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that employers must cover the cost of therapeutic dakimakura (also known as “waifu pillows”) under…

Mexico Fans Rip World Cup for Not Being Faithful to the Manga

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Fans of the Mexican National Team were up in arms late Sunday after their side’s heartbreaking defeat to the Netherlands in the Round of 16. After taking…

Anime Maru at Anime Expo 2014

Hello readers. I am pleased to announce that some of the Anime Maru staff will be hitting up Anime Expo 2014 in beautiful and sunny Los Angeles. This is a great…

I Enjoy All Anime, as Long as There Are Lolis

Digibro once claimed that as anime bloggers, we have a skewed perspective of public opinion. This is because our barometer of “public opinion” is each other. As writers and wannabe…

Anime Community Excited to Drop Sword Art Online II

Fans reacted with excitement to a new promotional trailer for Sword Art Online II, which features voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro. “I cannot wait for the summer season,” an anonymous poster commented, “So many…

Fan Creates Life-Sized Cry for Help

SENDAI, Japan — Ooyama Wataru is a 29-year old anime fan that has spent the last six months creating an accurate, life sized replica of his sad existance. His creation weights…

Gainax Makes Internet Poll to Determine Direction of New Project

TOKYO, Japan — Gainax has started an Internet poll for fans to vote on the themes and genre of its next anime project, to be released next year. “This is…

Mass Debating — Your Reactions to Oreimo After Story

Hiro Kanzaki, the official illustrator of the Oreimo light novels, mentioned an Oreimo “After Story” in his new art book. What does the community have to say? (Story via Crunchyroll) annoytaminA Does…

Urobuchi Skips Psycho-Pass Season 2 to Write Anime about USA-Portugal Tie

TOKYO, Japan – Gen Urobuchi will not be writing the second season of the anime Psycho-Pass, choosing instead to focus on an anime adaptation of the USA’s heartbreaking tie with Portugal…

President Obama Urges Anime Fans To Not Jump To Conclusions About Zankyou no Terror

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaking at the Rose Garden earlier today, President Obama urged caution when discussing Shinichiro Watanabe’s new anime Terror in Resonance (Zankyou no Terror), and said anime fans…