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.
Disney Streams Polygon Pictures' 2nd Tsum Tsum Short
2015-03-30 at 11:25:00
Super-deformed characters from mobile game and plush toys star in TV shorts Full Article at ANN
Vocaloid-Inspired Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl Film Reveals Cast
2015-03-30 at 10:25:00
Hinata Kashiwagi, Seika Taketomi in summer film based on rerulili's song Full Article at ANN
15 Nogizaka46 Idols Chosen for Joshiraku Stage Play
2015-03-30 at 09:25:22
5 roles triple-cast for June play of manga by Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei's Kumeta & Toradora's Yasu Full Article at ANN
Yamaha Streams Master of Torque Net Anime's 2nd Season
2015-03-30 at 09:05:00
Futuristic motorcycle anime originally launched in March 2013 Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation TV Ranking, March 16-22
2015-03-30 at 07:25:00
A Letter to Momo film airs Full Article at ANN
Spike Chunsoft Teases Fushigi no Chronicle for PS4/Vita in Video
2015-03-30 at 06:25:00
Start of new Fushigi franchise after Mystery Dungeon (Fushigi no Dungeon) games Full Article at ANN
Cat Manga Chi's Sweet Home to Resume on April 9
2015-03-30 at 05:25:09
Kanata Konami put series about cat's everyday life on hiatus last July Full Article at ANN
One Peace Books Adds The Rising of the Shield Hero Fantasy Novel, Manga Series
2015-03-30 at 04:30:00
Aneko Yusagi's Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari online fantasy & Aiya Kyu's manga companion Full Article at ANN
Japanese Man Arrested for Uploading Liar Game Manga via Share Program
2015-03-30 at 03:40:51
Japan's Association of Copyright for Computer Software (ACCS) reported last Wednesday that the Chiba Prefectural Police's anti-cybercrime unit arrested... Full Article at ANN
19th Detective Conan Film Casts Former Kara Idol Kang Jiyoung
2015-03-30 at 02:45:00
Assassination Classroom actress plays art museum guide in April 18 film Full Article at ANN