Controversy Arises After Fans Discover Saber used to be a Man

TOKYO, Japan — Today Akihabara is ablaze with an inferno started by outraged fans who have just discovered their beloved waifu, Saber, was once a man. At the time of reporting…

Arbiter Strike leads to Overcrowded Bars and Death Clog Up

In light of the recent proposal to lift the minimum wage to $15.00 for all part time bartender-arbiters, workers have abandoned their bartending jobs in order to pressure their local…

Fashion Trends Shift as “Smug” Becomes the New Tsundere

Summer has reached its peak, which means the new season of fashion is upon us. After so many seconds of full-time research and reporting on the anime fashion world here…

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…

Breaking News: Anime Fan Watches Shows He Actually Likes

ABILENE, TX — A shocking discovery rocked the anime community today, as a lone forum poster was claimed to only watch shows that he genuinely enjoys. As the community stands…

Hideaki Anno Admits Some of Evangelion’s Religious Symbolism “May Have Deeper Meaning”

TOKYO, Japan — Earlier this week, 2004 Cutie Honey movie director Hideaki Anno admitted that some of Evangelion’s symbolism “may have deeper meaning.” This came as a shock to the gathered press who had…

‘Mad Bull 34’ Blamed for Rise in Police Brutality Incidents

Reports are coming from all around the United States from activists claiming that the popular OVA “Mad Bull 34” is at least partly responsible for recent cases of police brutality….

Michael Bay to Direct New Gundam Anime

Sunrise announced Monday that American film director Michael Bay will be co-directing their recently-announced Gundam project Mobile Suit Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans alongside anime veteran Tatsuyuki Nagai. In a press…

‘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…

‘One Piece’ Manga To Continue For 300 More Years

Last year, several popular publications quoted Eiichiro Oda stating that he was prepared to offer ten more years of material. Anime Maru staff recently sat down with Oda-san to discuss the…