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.
Imageepoch CEO's Twitter Account Taken Offline
2015-05-06 at 02:00:00
The Twitter account of Ryohei Mikage, the CEO of game company Imageepoch (7th Dragon 2020, Arc Rise Fantasia, Criminal Girls), was taken offline. This... Full Article at ANN
2nd Ace Attorney Stage Play Unveils Cast in Costume
2015-05-05 at 23:00:00
Play based on 2nd game in series opened last Wednesday Full Article at ANN
Sword Art Online: Lost Song English Featurette Showcases Guest Characters, Gameplay
2015-05-05 at 20:45:00
Game slated for English release in Asia on May 12 Full Article at ANN
Rock Band Back-On to Perform at Fanime
2015-05-05 at 19:45:00
Convention to be held May 22-25 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center Full Article at ANN
Touhou Project Spin-off Takkoman Headed West
2015-05-05 at 18:45:00
Action platformer slated for May 7 with Touhou 14: Double Dealing Character Full Article at ANN
Toma Ikuta, Masaki Okada, Chiaki Kuriyama Star in Himitsu - The Top Secret Film
2015-05-05 at 17:25:00
Nao Omori also in film by Kenshin's Keishi Ōtomo of sci-fi shōjo manga Full Article at ANN
Viz Adds 3 Naruto Epilogue Novels & Art Book, Schedules Final Manga Volume
2015-05-05 at 16:25:53
Kakashi novel & Uzumaki Naruto art book in November, final manga volume in October Full Article at ANN
NIS America Licenses Kotoura-san School Comedy TV Anime
2015-05-05 at 15:55:00
The Troubled Life of Miss Kotoura on English-subtitled Blu-ray on August 4 Full Article at ANN
Touhou Project's Maihana Soumakyou Shoot 'Em Up Heads to PS4
2015-05-05 at 15:00:00
Port of souvenir cir. game to add new elements, enhanced graphics Full Article at ANN
New York Comic Con to Host Naruto Creator Masashi Kishimoto
2015-05-05 at 14:00:00
Manga creator attends October event after he ends main series, starts spinoff Full Article at ANN