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.
Kimutaku Stars in Takashi Miike's Blade of the Immortal Film
2015-10-04 at 20:30:00
Director personally chose Takuya Kimura to star as Hiroaki Samura's immortal warrior Full Article at ANN
Crying Freeman's Ikegami, Ichi the Kiler's Yamamoto to Start Adam & Eve Manga
2015-10-04 at 18:15:00
Manga about invisible pair attacking yakuza debuts on October 9 Full Article at ANN
Overlord Chibi Character Anime's Special Episode Promotes DVD/BD Release
2015-10-04 at 16:15:00
Short features Ains, Albedo advertising anime's 1st Blu-ray volume Full Article at ANN
Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Ignition Adds Railgun's Kuroko, Uiharu
2015-10-04 at 13:15:00
Kuroko Shirai as playable character, Kazari Uiharu as support Full Article at ANN
Little Witch Academia Sequel's 3rd Trailer Posted
2015-10-04 at 12:00:00
Kickstarter-funded anime debuted at Anime Expo in July before opening in Japan this month Full Article at ANN
New Accel World: Infinite Burst Anime's Promo Video Posted
2015-10-04 at 08:00:00
Staff, cast return with new story, characters created by original novelist Reki Kawahara Full Article at ANN
Dengeki Bunko Editor: 'No Season 3 Yet' for A Certain Magical Index
2015-10-04 at 07:00:00
Kazuma Kamachi's fantasy action light novel series inspired 2 TV anime series, anime film Full Article at ANN
Crunchyroll Adds Utawarerumono -Itsuwari no Kamen- to Fall Lineup
2015-10-04 at 06:00:00
Adaptation of video game premiered in Japan on October 3 Full Article at ANN
Alderamin on the Sky Light Novel Series Gets Anime Adaptation
2015-10-04 at 04:42:00
"Military history fantasy" series centers on war-hating young man who eventually becomes a great commander Full Article at ANN
Sword Art Online Anime Film Project Revealed
2015-10-04 at 03:38:24
A-1 Pictures, director Tomohiko Ito, character designer Shingo Adachi return for film featuring new story Full Article at ANN