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.
Live-Action Clover Film's Web Trailer Posted
2014-10-26 at 02:00:00
Film adaptation of Toriko Chiya's romance manga will premiere on November 1 Full Article at ANN
LA's Comikaze to Host X Japan Leader Yoshiki
2014-10-26 at 01:00:00
Stan Lee's Comikaze convention to run from October 31 to November 2 Full Article at ANN
Mobile RPG Soul Knight Kickstarter Launches With Disgaea Game Director
2014-10-26 at 00:00:00
Kickstarter campaign to end on November 27 Full Article at ANN
Sukimasuki Manga by Bunny Drop's Unita Gets Live-Action Film
2014-10-25 at 23:00:00
EXILE's Keita Machida, Kokone Sasaki star as couple who meet via a peephole Full Article at ANN
3 Chaos;Child Gameplay Promos Streamed
2014-10-25 at 21:30:00
Psycho-suspense game slated for December 18 for Xbox One Full Article at ANN
Lupin III's Car Planned For Cars 3 Cameo
2014-10-25 at 20:00:00
Cars 3 is currently in production Full Article at ANN
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Expansion Adds Dark Knight Job Class
2014-10-25 at 17:30:00
Flying mounts, single-rider airships, and new beast tribes announced Full Article at ANN
Hiromu Shinozuka to Launch New Series After Ending Chibi Devi
2014-10-25 at 16:00:00
Chibi Devi final volume slated for February 2015 Full Article at ANN
Princess Jellyfish/Kuragehime Manga Gets 2 Prequel Chapters
2014-10-25 at 15:00:00
Chapters will appear in Kodansha's Kiss magazine in November, December Full Article at ANN
Live Action Maestro Film's Trailer, Poster Unveiled
2014-10-25 at 14:00:00
Adaptation of Akira Saso's manga about group of musicians opens on January 31 Full Article at ANN