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.
Kaitei Manga From 2001 Nights' Yukinobu Hoshino Enters New Arc Heading Toward Climax
2021-04-11 at 15:02:00
Manga about voyages of Zheng He launched in 2018 Full Article at ANN
Live-Action Ride or Die Film's Clip Streamed
2021-04-11 at 13:02:00
Film based on Ching Nakamura's Gunjō yuri manga debuts on Netflix worldwide on April 15 Full Article at ANN
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro's Build King Manga Ends
2021-04-11 at 11:00:00
Manga by Toriko author launched in November Full Article at ANN
Aimi Voice-Acts, Sings Ending Theme for How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Anime
2021-04-11 at 10:09:40
Aimi plays Carla Vargas, Inori Minase sings opening in summer anime Full Article at ANN
Kindaichi Case Files' Seimaru Amagi, Holiday Love's Eriza Kusakabe Launch New Manga
2021-04-11 at 10:05:00
"Love suspense" manga runs in weekly women's magazine Full Article at ANN
Live-Action Hakuōki Show Reveals Lead Actor, Staff, 10-Episode Run
2021-04-11 at 09:31:21
Touken Ranbu musicals' Tsubasa Sakiyama stars as Shinsengumi warrior Hijikata Toshizō Full Article at ANN
Chainsaw Man, My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer Rank on NYT April Bestseller List
2021-04-11 at 08:05:00
The first volume each of Tatsuki Fujimoto's Chainsaw Man manga and Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga, and the first two volumes of... Full Article at ANN
Chainsaw Man Ranks #1 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan March List
2021-04-11 at 06:05:00
19 manga volumes including My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, The Promised Neverland, Haikyu!!, Spy x Family, Jujutsu Kaisen rank in top 20 Full Article at ANN
Japan's Video Game Rankings, March 29-April 4
2021-04-11 at 04:05:00
Monster Hunter Rise tops chart for a 2nd consecutive week Full Article at ANN
Japanese Animation TV Ranking, March 29-April 4
2021-04-11 at 02:05:00
Howl's Moving Castle earns 14.0% rating, My Hero Academia earns 3.4% Full Article at ANN