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.
Binan Kōkō Chikyū Bōei-bu Love! Anime's 2nd Video Reveals Opening Song, Tomokazu Sugita
2014-11-26 at 10:30:47
"Handsome High School Earth Defense Club Love!" anime to debut on January 6 Full Article at ANN
Godzilla PS3 Game's Demo Videos Show New & Old Godzilla in Action
2014-11-26 at 04:00:00
Original Toho kaijū & Legendary's incarnation wreak havoc in December 18 game Full Article at ANN
Nana Mizuki, T.M.Revolution, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, AKB48 Return to New Year's Kōhaku
2014-11-26 at 02:00:00
Full artist lineup includes SKE48/NMB48, Momoiro Clover Z, Porno Graffitti Full Article at ANN
Persona 4 Arena Stage Play's Chie, Rise, Yukiko Unveiled in Costume
2014-11-26 at 00:55:00
Mariya Ise, Natsuko Aso, Shiki Aoki star in Tokyo production in December Full Article at ANN
V6, May J., Sekai no Owari, HKT48 Make Their Debuts on New Year's Kōhaku
2014-11-26 at 00:00:00
Ayumi Hamasaki will not sing in song battle after 15 appearances in a row Full Article at ANN
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire's Shiny Beldum Shown in Video
2014-11-25 at 22:00:00
Pokémon will be offered for a limited time until January 14 Full Article at ANN
Crunchyroll Adds Hoshino Taguchi's Maga-Tsuki Manga
2014-11-25 at 20:39:35
Love comedy about youth cursed by goddess launches on site today Full Article at ANN
North American Anime, Manga Releases, November 23-29
2014-11-25 at 20:00:00
Amagami SS, Log Horizon, Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie, Nisekoi anime ship Full Article at ANN
Comedian Tekken Animates New Year's Card Short
2014-11-25 at 16:50:00
Short features song by musical duo YoshidaYamada Full Article at ANN
1st Lodoss Story by Creator in 8 Years Comes With Unaired Anime
2014-11-25 at 15:30:00
Ryo Mizuno writes story accompanying Meshimase Lodoss-tō Senki Sorette Oishii no? DVD Full Article at ANN