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.
North American Anime, Manga Releases, September 14-20
2014-09-16 at 16:40:00
Valvrave the Liberator, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal anime; Kamen manga; Attack on Titan novel, guidebook ship Full Article at ANN
Takayuki Yamada Joins Live-Action Nobunaga Concerto Cast
2014-09-16 at 15:20:00
Crows Zero actor plays Kinoshita Tōkichirō/Toyotomi Hideyoshi Full Article at ANN
Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen English Dub Cast Announced
2014-09-16 at 14:20:00
Shannon Emerick, Corey Hartzog star as Jun; Luci Christian as Shinku Full Article at ANN
Viz Media Adds CLAMP's Suki: A Like Story Manga Digitally
2014-09-16 at 13:10:00
Manga available on Viz Manga platform, Kindle on September 23 Full Article at ANN
Denki-Gai no Honya-san Anime's 2nd Promo Previews Theme Song
2014-09-16 at 10:00:00
Ryota Ohsaka, Natsumi Takamori, more star in anime about workers at manga-selling bookstore Full Article at ANN
Akame ga Kill! TV Anime's 11th Flash Animation Short Streamed
2014-09-16 at 09:00:00
Tatsumi, Rabac visit surprising cabaret club in newest comedy short Full Article at ANN
Monthly Comic Gene Will Launch Online Comic Site With Pixiv in October
2014-09-16 at 08:00:00
'Gene Pixiv' site will feature spinoffs, new works by Comic Gene artists, Pixiv authors Full Article at ANN
Hatsune Miku Project mirai Deluxe 3DS Game Announced For 2015
2014-09-16 at 08:00:00
Game is Japanese release of western Hatsune Miku Project mirai Remix Full Article at ANN
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Game Trailer Previews New Systems
2014-09-16 at 07:00:00
Play as shadow versions of Persona 4 characters in game shipping on September 30 Full Article at ANN
Glutamine to Perform Majin Bone Anime's New Opening Theme
2014-09-16 at 06:00:00
Hatsune Miku artist Yūyu composes theme song for singer's 1st single Full Article at ANN