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.
Boruto: Naruto the Movie Posts 3-Minute Video of Fan Tributes
2015-07-28 at 23:50:00
Messages on what Naruto means to fans, set to music & footage from August 7 film Full Article at ANN
Rumiko Takahashi's Rin-ne Anime Casts Aya Endo, Fumi Hirano
2015-07-28 at 23:15:00
Endo plays Kain's mother; character debuting in show's 18th episode on Saturday Full Article at ANN
Lost Dimension Game's Launch Trailer Streamed
2015-07-28 at 21:00:00
DLC including quests, story content, costumes, and PSN avatars available for free until August 11 Full Article at ANN
The Last: Naruto the Movie Tops Both Blu-ray & DVD Charts With Franchise Highs
2015-07-28 at 20:45:00
1st time that the Naruto franchise topped both charts simultaneously Full Article at ANN
Boruto: Naruto the Movie to Play in Over 80 U.S. Cities
2015-07-28 at 18:45:00
In NY, California, Texas, Washington, Illinois, Missouri, & more states Full Article at ANN
North American Anime, Manga Releases, July 26-August 1
2015-07-28 at 16:45:00
009 Re:Cyborg, Galilei Donna, Inari Kon Kon, Monster Farm, No Game, No Life, Recently, My Sister Is Unusual, Windy Tales anime ship Full Article at ANN
Comico Manga 'Neko E Nikki' Gets Flash Anime
2015-07-28 at 15:40:00
Emi Hirayama to voice all characters Full Article at ANN
Little Witch Academia Inspires 2 New Manga Series
2015-07-28 at 14:30:00
Manga to begin in Shueisha's Ribon, Ultra Jump in August Full Article at ANN
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Heads to PC on August 18
2015-07-28 at 13:20:39
Trailer for PC version streamed Full Article at ANN
Naruto Creator on Being Asked for Sequel: 'Please Let Me Rest Now'
2015-07-28 at 12:40:00
He finally went on "honeymoon," even though his son is already as big as Boruto Full Article at ANN