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.
Ayumi Fujimura Joins Magi: Adventure of Sinbad Anime Spin-off's 3rd Episode
2014-10-21 at 14:10:00
Actress will play Pipirika in OVA's Imuchakk arc Full Article at ANN
'Camp Pokémon' iOS App Offers Pokémon-Themed Games for Younger Players
2014-10-21 at 13:00:00
Minigames where players identify pokémon, decorate photos Full Article at ANN
Phantasy Star Online 2 Adds Yuruyuri Costumes
2014-10-21 at 12:30:00
Costumes based on Namori's manga to debut in late November Full Article at ANN
Expelled From Paradise Film's 2nd Trailer Previews Elisa's Theme Song
2014-10-21 at 11:30:00
Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Minami Takayama, Tohru Furuya, more join cast for November 15 film Full Article at ANN
Kousuke Toriumi Joins Gugure! Kokkuri-san Cast
2014-10-21 at 10:40:40
Series adapting Midori Endō's comedy manga premiered earlier this month Full Article at ANN
2nd Kamisama Kiss Anime's 1st Promo Previews New Characters
2014-10-21 at 10:30:00
Mamoru, Kirihito, parts of Tomoe's past sampled in video promoting 2nd season of adaptation of Julietta Suzuki's manga Full Article at ANN
Imageepoch Unveils Stella Glow Strategy RPG for 3DS
2014-10-21 at 09:35:00
Story revolves around song magic & witches Full Article at ANN
Gurren Lagann Stage Play's Cast Photographed in Costume
2014-10-21 at 08:30:00
Play will run in Tokyo's Zenrōsai Hall Space Zero theater from October 22 to 26 Full Article at ANN
Ushijima the Loan Shark's Manabe Pens One-Shot in Morning
2014-10-21 at 07:29:11
2nd live-action adaptation of Ushijima the Loan Shark premiered earlier this year Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, September 29-October 5
2014-10-21 at 04:40:00
One Piece sells 2,092 + 1,091, followed by Naruto, Kuroko's Basketball, Kenshin, Itazura na Kiss Full Article at ANN