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.
Anime Sols Outlines 7 More Streaming Campaigns
2014-07-24 at 15:20:11
Company will add Belfy and Lil'bit, Goku no Daibōken, Time Bokan, Temple the Balloonist, Wonder 3, Kerokko Dematan Full Article at ANN
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth 3DS Game Gets Manga Adaptation
2014-07-24 at 14:20:23
Game shipped on June 5 in Japan. Full Article at ANN
Akiba's Trip 2's 2 English Trailers Posted, PS4 Port Release Revealed
2014-07-24 at 13:20:18
PS3, PS Vita version delayed by 1 week to August 12 Full Article at ANN
Sword Art Online Producer Shinichiro Kashiwada to Attend Otakon
2014-07-24 at 12:20:50
Associate producer for Madoka Magica, Oreimo attends August event Full Article at ANN
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Game's Marie Character Promo Streamed
2014-07-24 at 06:32:24
Persona 4 The Golden character available as DLC in PS3 fighting game shipping August 28 in Japan, September 30 in N. America Full Article at ANN
Kumamon Helps Promote Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Sequel's Filming Locations
2014-07-23 at 22:05:00
Specialty popcorn buckets will have images of Kumamon at film's iconic locations Full Article at ANN
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax's Rise, Yukari, Junpei Trailers Streamed
2014-07-23 at 21:15:00
Atlus USA ships fighting game in N. America on September 30 Full Article at ANN
Japanese Comic Ranking, July 14-20
2014-07-23 at 19:00:10
Fairy Tail, Magi, Case Closed, Ace of Diamond, Kingdom in top 5 Full Article at ANN
Japan's Video Game Rankings, July 14-20
2014-07-23 at 17:30:34
Oreshika 2, Atelier Shallie, Gundam Tryage SP debut Full Article at ANN
Kamigami no Asobi, Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 2000% Will End in August
2014-07-23 at 16:30:33
Original stories also inspired anime series. Full Article at ANN