Tag Archives: Culture

Anime Maru’s Top 10 Visual Novels of All Time

Now that you can watch anime on Netflix with ease, anime as a medium has largely lost its inherent value as a low-key otaku content. That’s why we here at…

Man’s “Cultural Exchange” Vacation to Japan Not Fooling Anyone

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Paul Holt, 22, has announced that he will be embarking on his first solo trip overseas to the island nation of Japan. Holt, a recent graduate…

Man Gives Up on Dream of Becoming Mangaka After Learning He Cannot Draw

CONCORD, NH — In an announcement made yesterday, Andrew Lanfeld has finally given up on his dream of being a mangaka after 27 years of trying. In an open letter…

Japan Assures Rest of World They Aren’t Really That Into Anime or Anything

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The closing ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympics were staged last Sunday evening, and according to Olympic tradition, a segment from the organizers of the…

Otaku Tourists in Japan Blissfully Unaware that Locals are Judging Them

Despite its long-time popularity as East Asia’s number-oneĀ tourist destination, the popularization of anime streaming services such as Netflix and rollĀ has brought a new breed of tourist to Japan’s shores: the…

Normal Cafe Opens in Akihabara

TOKYO, Japan — The waitress smiles as she walks over to the table. “Can I get you something to drink?” the college-aged server asked, dressed in a blouse and nondescript…