Tag Archives: Local

Area Man Still Pretending to Enjoy ‘Kemono Friends’

BOSTON, MA — The surprise of the previous season, Kemono Friends, is a happy little anime that’s taking the world by storm. From massive amounts of fan art to boosting…

Man Scammed Out of Thousands of Dollars in Fraudulent Anime Scheme

MILWAUKEE, WI — A 34-year-old local resident was shocked to discover this week that the anime DVD collection he has been amassing over the past several years was largely fake.
James Teager told Anime Maru that he has been buying DVD’s and Blu-Ray disks for over decade, building up a collection of over 500 series. The accumulation of his life’s work, however, has not paid off. According to Teager, at least half do not contain discs at all — he has found blank discs, change, and pieces of cardboard, inside the packaging where anime movies and TV shows should be.

Local Theater Caught Showing ‘Kokoro Connect’ Instead of ‘Your Name’

CHESTERFIELD, MO — A locally-owned theater has been forced to apologize after duping patrons eager to see Makoto Shinkai’s award-winning film Your Name and instead screening the first five episodes of the…

Man Starting to Run Out of Non-Sports Anime

RESTON, VA — Anime fan Scott Anderson realized today while looking for new anime to watch that he has exhausted the selection of popular anime that are not about sports. During his…

MyAnimeList Review Found Helpful by Zero People

In a shocking discovery, MyAnimeList user Darren Mackenzie found an anime review he posted to the site over a year ago to still have exactly zero people that have found…

Area Man Has General Idea of What’s Going on in ‘Chaos;Child’

KILGORE, TX — As the credits roll in the latest episode of Chaos;Child, Walter Newman solemnly reflects upon his duty as the only person around who knows what the hell is…

Nendoroid Collector Laughing Stock of Figurine Collecting Convention

LOS ANGELES, CA — Shocked and embarrassed, avid figurine collector Glen W. was laughed out yesterday from the 12th annual Anime Figure Collectors’ Convention. Showing up with a hysterical and…

Relationship in Turmoil Over Discovery of Steam Anime Games

CONCORD, MA — In a very unfortunate turn of events, Megan Crampton’s relationship with her boyfriend of four years, Dan Abbott, is in jeopardy. According to their family and friends,…

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…

Local Student Still Waiting for Classmate to Show Her Dere Side

KEARNEY, MO — The average high school boy would be heartbroken if his crush acted like she hated him. But for 16-year-old Joshua Ferris, local student and self-professed otaku, this is actually a sign of encouragement; he believes that his crush, classmate Kelly Liebowitz, is a tsundere. A prevalent archetype in some of his favorite anime, tsundere characters can be found in schools, workplaces, and dungeons around the world.