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.
Boom Boom Satellites' Vocalist Michiyuki Kawajima Suffers 4th Brain Tumor Relapse
2015-09-05 at 01:00:00
Band to halt performance activities after November concert series Full Article at ANN
Naruto #71 Ranks 2nd on U.S. Monthly BookScan August List
2015-09-05 at 00:00:00
Tokyo Ghoul, Monster Musume, Attack on Titan manga also rank in top 20 Full Article at ANN
Live-Action Prison School Show Unveils Cast in Costume
2015-09-04 at 21:15:00
Minami-kun no Koibito's Taishi Nakagawa, As the Gods Will's Hirona Yamazaki star Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 24-30
2015-09-04 at 19:40:00
Stand By Me Doraemon, Pom Poko films air Full Article at ANN
2nd Garo Anime's Teaser Video Introduces Main Characters
2015-09-04 at 17:40:00
Also: commercials for live-action spinoff film Bikū Full Article at ANN
Seven Seas Adds Masamune-kun's Revenge Manga
2015-09-04 at 17:02:37
High school romantic comedy follows a boy aiming to get revenge on a girl who bullied him Full Article at ANN
New York Times Manga Best Seller List, August 23-29
2015-09-04 at 16:30:00
2 Attack on Titan volumes, 2 Tokyo Ghoul volumes, Naruto, Monster Musume, Citrus, Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Trinity Seven, Assassination Classroom Full Article at ANN
Seven Seas Adds 07-Ghost Creators' Battle Rabbits Manga
2015-09-04 at 15:45:01
1st volume ships in July Full Article at ANN
T.M.Revolution, Chiyomaru Shikura Helm 'B-Project' Fictional Male Idol Project
2015-09-04 at 15:40:00
Cast includes Daisuke Ono, Natsuki Hanae, Showtaro Morikubo, more Full Article at ANN
Seven Seas Licenses I Was Abducted by an Elite All-Girls School as a Sample Commoner Manga
2015-09-04 at 14:42:55
Anime based on original light novel premieres in October Full Article at ANN