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.
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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.
Chihayafuru Live Action Films' Trailer Streamed
2015-10-08 at 12:30:00
Suzu Hirose, Shūhei Nomura, Mackenyu star in manga adaptation Full Article at ANN
PlayStation 4 Drops to US$349.99 in N. America
2015-10-08 at 10:45:00
Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced on Thursday that it is lowering the price of its PlayStation 4 console. Starting on Friday, the console's... Full Article at ANN
KanColle Kai Game's 2nd Trailer Reveals February 2016 Delay
2015-10-08 at 08:30:00
Sony Store offers themed PS Vita console Full Article at ANN
Mahō Shōjo Nante Mō Ii Desu Kara. Manga Gets Anime Adaptation
2015-10-08 at 07:15:00
Comedy web manga centers on young girl transformed into magical girl by suspicious creature Full Article at ANN
High Speed! Free! Starting Days Film's Special Promo Video, New Illustrations Revealed
2015-10-08 at 04:45:00
New video focuses on Haruka Nanase for film opening on December 5 Full Article at ANN
Studio Trigger Reveals New Kiznaiver Original TV Anime
2015-10-08 at 03:44:26
Hiroshi Kobayashi makes directorial debut; Mari Okada writes scripts; Shirow Miwa designs characters Full Article at ANN
Singer DAIGO, Actress Keiko Kitagawa's Engagement Revealed
2015-10-08 at 02:05:00
DAIGO proposed after NTV's "24-Hour Television 38" charity marathon run Full Article at ANN
Dance with Devils Gets PS Vita Game in March
2015-10-08 at 01:00:00
Players can start relationships with 6 characters in romance adventure game Full Article at ANN
Funimation Streams Rainy Cocoa, Welcome to Rainy Color Sequel
2015-10-08 at 00:00:00
Confirms Shomin Sample/I Was Abducted by an Elite All-Girls School as a Sample Commoner streaming Full Article at ANN
Kingdom Manga Creator Considers Ending Series at 100 Volumes
2015-10-07 at 22:10:56
40th volume of manga about China's Warring States period to ship on October 19 Full Article at ANN