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.
North American Anime, Manga Releases, July 5-11
2015-07-07 at 17:40:00
Atelier Escha & Logy, Noragami, One Week Friends anime; The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Pandora of the Crimson Shell, Twin Star Exorcists manga ship Full Article at ANN
Expelled from Paradise Film Gets Sequel Novel
2015-07-07 at 16:30:00
Novel to ship on September 11 in Japan Full Article at ANN
Sentai Filmworks Adds Monster Musume Anime
2015-07-07 at 15:02:22
Series based on Okayado's manga premiered today Full Article at ANN
Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages TV Ads Streamed
2015-07-07 at 14:29:47
Film to open July 18 in Japan Full Article at ANN
Monster Musume Online Game Coming This Year
2015-07-07 at 13:30:00
Host new monster girl characters in PC game from DMM Full Article at ANN
Inafune's Mighty No. 9 Gets Live-Action Film
2015-07-07 at 12:40:12
Movie will debut digitally from Legendary Digital Media, Contradiction Films Full Article at ANN
Japan Anima(tor)'s Exhibition's Theatrical Run Previewed in Video
2015-07-07 at 11:30:00
All 12 Season 1 episodes plus 3 from upcoming Season 3, starting July 25 Full Article at ANN
The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls 2nd Season's Promo Video Streamed
2015-07-07 at 10:30:00
New season to premiere on July 17 Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, June 29-July 5
2015-07-07 at 05:10:00
Uta-Pri Revolutions sells 18,120, followed by Fushigi Yuugi stage play, Edge of Tomorrow, live-action Princess Jellyfish, Kuroko's Basketball Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, June 29-July 5
2015-07-07 at 04:40:00
Uta-Pri Revolutions sells 31,157, followed by Arpeggio: DC, Saekano, Code Geass: Akito, Kan Colle Full Article at ANN