Tag Archives: Japan

Couple Manages to Successfully Have Sex on Japanese Train

TOKYO, Japan — 22-year-old college student Takeshi Kujiura and his yet-to-be-named acquaintance made history yesterday afternoon after becoming the first people to successfully engage in sexual activity aboard Japanese public…

‘Minions’ Tops Weekly Blu-ray Anime Sales in Japan

To the surprise of many fans, the latest report of weekly anime Blu-ray sales showed the Minions movie outranking all other titles in sales numbers for Japan. It is uncertain…

TSA Refuses to Accept Man’s Crunchyroll Passport

NASHVILLE, TN — Crunchyroll user Carl Johnston was held up at Nashville International Airport today for several hours after TSA agents refused to accept the Crunchyroll passport he presented to board…

In First Unanimous Decision, Japanese Diet Declares ‘Idol Jihen’ is Terrible

TOKYO, Japan — The National Diet of Japan came to a historical decision this week when the assembly unanimously declared that 2017 TV anime Idol Jihen is ‘terrible’ and unfit to be…

Japanese Man Moves to America To Watch Anime More Easily

Every year, around a million people legally immigrate to the United States. Though the exact reasons vary, most come to seek out employment opportunities, escape oppression, or to live a…

Anime Maru Goes to Japan!

After several years of hard work to climb the proverbial Everest of anime journalism, we here at Anime Maru have finally been able to reap our reward: an all-expenses paid…

Engrish to Become Second Official Language of Japan

TOKYO, Japan – The National Diet of Japan, announced earlier today the decision to instate Engrish as an official language in Japan, effectively giving the country official bilingual status. With…

With Fewer Gay Anime This Season, LGBT Groups Lose Exposure in Japan

TOKYO, Japan — Japan sits in an awkward state of being a country with an incredibly diverse and active LGBT community while also giving little rights to said community. There…

Data Suggests VR Waifu Technology Will Cause Japan to Go Extinct by Year 2080

TOKYO, Japan — Between deadly natural hazards and giant lizard attacks, Japan faces another threat: a plummeting population. Within the past decade, fertility rates have hit record lows and the…

Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Becomes the Greatest Thing to Ever Exist

Earlier this week, Toho announced that Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name (Kimi no Na Wa) has surpassed all measures of cinematic success and become the de facto greatest film ever made….