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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.
Last Persona 3 Film's Video, Story, Title, Date, Staff, Visual Unveiled
2015-07-01 at 11:50:00
Winter of Rebirth finale to open January 23 with director Tomohisa Taguchi Full Article at ANN
Mamoru Hosoda's 2nd Boy & The Beast/Suntory Drink Crossover Ad Posted
2015-07-01 at 10:30:00
Summer Wars director's studio animates campaign between his new film & Green Da-Ka-Ra mascots Full Article at ANN
New Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Comics Licensed
2015-07-01 at 09:30:00
Boom! Studios has acquired the rights to publish new comics based on the live-action special-effects franchise Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Saban... Full Article at ANN
Code Geass: Akito the Exiled #4's 1st 8 Minutes Streamed
2015-07-01 at 08:30:00
4th episode of 5-episode series to premiere in Japan on Saturday Full Article at ANN
Gundam: The Origin II Unveils Premiere Date, Cast, Staff
2015-07-01 at 07:30:00
Ayumi Fujimura, Tohru Furuya, Toshihiko Seki join cast of episode premiering October 10 Full Article at ANN
Arslan Senki x Musou Game's 1st Promo Video Reveals Gameplay Footage
2015-07-01 at 06:00:00
Koei Tecmo's PS4/PS3 game ships in Japan with limited edition on September 17 Full Article at ANN
Hayate the Combat Butler, Zettai Karen Children Manga Will Have Important Announcements in Shonen Sunday
2015-07-01 at 05:00:00
This year's 31st issue of Shonen Sunday announced on Wednesday that the 32nd issue will publish a "super important announcement" related to Kenjirou Hata's... Full Article at ANN
God Eater Anime's 1st Episode Delayed, Replaced with Special
2015-07-01 at 04:00:00
1st episode to debut 1 week later to deliver work "with quality level that fans can approve of" Full Article at ANN
'Avengers: Age of Ultron Episode 0' 1-Shot Manga's Main Color Visual Posted
2015-07-01 at 03:00:00
1-shot by Ixion Saga's Komiyama shipped in Japan on Wednesday Full Article at ANN
Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno Film Trailer Streamed With English Subtitles
2015-07-01 at 02:00:00
Film opened in Japan on April 18 Full Article at ANN