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.
Sony Releases Samurai Warriors, Resident Evil PS4 Covers
2015-03-29 at 11:30:00
Engraved covers come as add-ons with PS4 purchase Full Article at ANN
Tom-H@ck, Masayoshi Ōishi Make Ace of Diamond: 2nd Season's Ending Song
2015-03-29 at 10:30:00
Artists reunite after making 1st anime's 1st two opening themes Full Article at ANN
Naomi, Ange Narrate New Cross Ange tr. PS Vita Game TV Spots
2015-03-29 at 09:30:00
Naomi claims Ange is wearing her rider suit in video for game releasing on May 28 Full Article at ANN
30-Second The Heroic Legend of Arslan TV Spot Aired Before April Premiere
2015-03-29 at 08:01:00
Series based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's novels premieres April 5 Full Article at ANN
Ushio & Tora Casts Ai Kayano, Ayahi Takagaki, Kana Hanazawa
2015-03-29 at 07:30:00
Yuuka Nanri, Aki Toyosaki, Keiji Fujiwara, Yui Makino join Maaya Sakamoto, Nana Mizuki, Tasuku Hatanaka, Rikiya Koyama, Mikako Komatsu, Kiyono Yasuno Full Article at ANN
Aikatsu Idol Franchise Gets New Shōjo Manga in Ciao Magazine
2015-03-29 at 06:30:00
Usagi Mochi draws new series after Bambi Shirayuki stopped due to poor health Full Article at ANN
Bandai Namco's God Eater Games Get New Manga
2015-03-29 at 05:30:00
God Eater anime to premiere this summer Full Article at ANN
Ju-on: The Final Film's Teaser Looks Back on Horror Franchise
2015-03-29 at 04:30:00
"Final" film in franchise to open in Japan on June 20 Full Article at ANN
Nodame Cantabile's Ninomiya Draws "Episode 0" One-Shot Manga for Live-Action Film
2015-03-29 at 02:30:00
Manga available for free until March 28 Full Article at ANN
Tasuku Hatanaka, Rikiya Koyama Star in Ushio & Tora TV Anime in Summer
2015-03-29 at 01:30:00
Mikako Komatsu, Kiyono Yasuno. Maaya Sakamoto, Nana Mizuki also star Full Article at ANN