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Anime Fan Struggles to Cope After Four Years of Not Watching Anime

SEATTLE, WA—During high school, Elizabeth Janeway was celebrated for her exemplary leadership as president of Greenwood High’s anime club. A voracious anime fan, Elizabeth constantly kept the club up to date…

Otaku Tricked Out of Basement by Pokemon Go

LLANGEFNI, United Kingdom — Chris Smith’s breath forms clouds in the cold Welsh air as he walks down a rocky path near his home. He pulls his jacket up closer…

Man Reintegrates into Otaku Lifestyle After 20 Years Behind Bars

A man who has re-entered modern society after 10 years of prison expressed culture shock when he attempted to finish watching the original Fullmetal Alchemist. Ofir Johnson was 18 when…

Facebook ‘On This Day’ Becoming Unpopular for Reminding People of Their Weeb Years

After continued months of increasingly minimal use, Facebook has been pushing hard to promote its “On This Day” feature. The feature lets Facebook users view posts from the same day in the years since…

Anime Fans Everywhere Make New Year’s Resolutions to Earn their Friends’ Respect

Another year has come and past, which means that the world is once again occupying itself with making New Year’s resolutions. We here at Anime Maru have already started forgetting…

Otaku Protest Against RWBY Being Included on Crunchyroll

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– A large sweaty crowd of men have camped outside Crunchyroll headquarters with a simple demand: pull the critically acclaimed RWBY from the website. The group claims that the…

New Study Finds Average Amount of Anime Necessary to Learn Japanese

ZURICH, Germany — The long-debated topic of whether or not you can actually learn Japanese from watching anime has been challenged by a group of language acquisition researchers at the…

Co-Workers ‘Very Concerned’ About Jeff’s New Car

MADISON, WI — The employees of Vandelay Industries have been thrown into a panic over their coworker’s new car. Jeff Dessler, who has been with the company for over seven years, arrived…

Nation’s Students Brace for ‘That Person’ in Japanese Class

EUGENE, OR — As summer draws to a close and students are set to return to class next week, a feeling of unease sweeps through the University of Oregon campus….

Ashley Madison Hack Exposes Otaku Cheating on Their Waifu

Canada-based online dating service Ashley Madison, a site marketed towards individuals in committed relationships who are interested in cheating, has filled the headlines recently after it was hacked last month. The…