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.
Desert Punk Manga Ends in October
2020-08-13 at 10:00:00
Manga launched in 1997, inspired anime in 2004 Full Article at ANN
MAPPA's Zombie Land Saga Team Makes Original Gymnastics TV Anime Taiso Samuraiin October
2020-08-13 at 09:33:19
Daisuke Namikawa, Kensho Ono, Yuki Kaji stars in late-night sports anime Full Article at ANN
Little Miss P Manga Goes on 2-Month Hiatus Before Ending in October
2020-08-13 at 09:15:00
Ken Koyama's manga about anthropomorphized period launched in 2018 Full Article at ANN
Variety: AT&T Asks at Least US$1 Billion for Crunchyroll From Multiple Buyers
2020-08-13 at 08:22:06
Sony reportedly declined US$1.5 billion asking price Full Article at ANN
Kyoto Animation Awards Remain Suspended for Now
2020-08-13 at 06:10:00
Studio will dispose of any submissions unopened Full Article at ANN
Ōkami-san wa Taberaretai TV Anime's Promo Video Previews Voices, Song, Risque Romance
2020-08-13 at 05:52:52
'A Wolf Wants to Be Eaten' story about teacher, student with explicit net edition Full Article at ANN
MVSX Home Arcade to Launch With 50 Pre-Installed Games in October
2020-08-13 at 02:03:40
Unico's system based on SNK's Neo Geo MVS arcade cabinet retails for US$449.99 Full Article at ANN
Yoshimasa Hosoya Stars in Pierre Itō's Mouseman Anime Film
2020-08-13 at 00:02:00
September 25 indie anime about mouse cyborg hero produced entirely remotely Full Article at ANN
Kimi wa Kanata Anime Film Casts Saori Hayami, Yui Ogura
2020-08-12 at 21:20:50
Hayami plays mysterious girl Kiku-chan, Ogura plays Mio's friend Madoka in November 27 film Full Article at ANN
Poupelle of Chimney Town Anime Film Unveils Trailer, Visual
2020-08-12 at 21:10:00
Berserk films' CGI director Yusuke Hirota, Genius Party designer Atsuko Fukushima work on December film Full Article at ANN