Latest Akemi's Anime Blog Posts
AAW's unplanned hiatus is the unfortunate side effect of our editor having a stroke, the proprietor buying a house, and my inability to do more than one big project at a time. The positive side effect is that it's time to announce what the heretofore-secret big project is.
After reading the Sweet Blue Flowers manga finale, I'm torn between having enjoyed the characters and being satisfied with the conclusion and the nagging disappointment that the whole thing was lacking in narrative skill and the end was particularly rushed.
Detroit Metal City is a situation comedy about a nice guy getting into awkward situations because he moonlights as the lead singer of a death metal band. The setup sounds good, and the execution is better than funny--it's hilarious.
Eden of the East starts with a bang in the TV series, then follows it up with two movies, the second of which ended up being a prime example of what I shall call Fridge Rage.
RightStuf's obscenely cheap Holiday Sale is here again! We list some favorites among the even-larger-than-usual list of dirt-cheap anime to empty your wallet.
Summer Wars is a bit like a cross between Omoide Poroporo, a lighthearted Satoshi Kon film, and WarGames, and while it's not a perfect film it has quite a bit going for it.
What's New at AAW
Mar. 15, 2013
In honor of the late Naya Goro, unforgettable voice actor of Zenigata, a review of the not-so-good classic Lupin III: The Mystery of Mamo.
Kangoku Gakuen/Prison School TV Anime Slated for Summer
2015-03-04 at 03:00:00
Comedy manga about boys in all-girls school has sold 4 million Full Article at ANN
Tamagotchi! Tama Tomo Daishū GO! Anime to Premiere in April
2015-03-04 at 02:00:00
5th season in current series to air on Thursday evenings Full Article at ANN
Sony Sells 20.2 Million PS4 Consoles Globally
2015-03-04 at 01:00:00
Console is fastest-selling PlayStation system in Sony's history Full Article at ANN
Baseball Manga Major's Sequel Centers on Goro's Son
2015-03-04 at 00:00:00
New chapter is 1st in 5 years for long-running baseball manga Full Article at ANN
Sony to Launch Project Morpheus VR Headset for PS4 in Early 2016
2015-03-03 at 21:30:00
Shuhei Yoshida outlines key changes in new model at GDC event Full Article at ANN
Tron: Legacy Director Joseph Kosinsky In Talks to Direct Gran Turismo Film
2015-03-03 at 20:30:00
Adaptation of Sony's racing game franchise originally revealed in 2013 Full Article at ANN
Xseed Streams 2nd Story of Seasons Game Trailer
2015-03-03 at 19:30:00
Retailers list March 31 release date Full Article at ANN
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Listed for September 1 Worldwide
2015-03-03 at 18:05:00
Kojima describes game as "final Metal Gear Solid" in IGN video since removed Full Article at ANN
North American Anime, Manga Releases, March 1-7
2015-03-03 at 17:05:00
Yakitate!! Japan, Unbreakable Machine-Doll, Space Dandy, Outbreak Company, Chronicles of the Going Home Club anime ship Full Article at ANN
Beelzebub: Bangai-hen Spinoff Manga Ends in March
2015-03-03 at 15:45:00
Spinoff launched last May after original manga ended Full Article at ANN