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.
The Guest's Adam Wingard to Helm Warners' Live-Action Death Note
2015-04-27 at 19:30:05
The Lazarus Effect's Jeremy Slater pens new script; Heroes' Masi Oka to produce Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation TV Ranking, April 13-19
2015-04-27 at 19:00:00
The Heroic Legend of Arslan back in top 10 Full Article at ANN
Shūzō Noguchi Launches Kickstarter to Conclude The Records of Genshu Manga
2015-04-27 at 17:20:00
Campaign to raise US$3,000 for Edo period manga Full Article at ANN
Sengoku Basara 4 Sumeragi's 2nd Promo Features Chiaki Ishikawa Song
2015-04-27 at 16:00:00
10th anniversary PS3/PS4 game ships July 23 in Japan Full Article at ANN
Konami Delisted From New York Stock Exchange
2015-04-27 at 14:55:00
Konami Corporation announced on Monday that it has voluntarily delisted its American Depository Shares from the New York Stock Exchange as of April 24.... Full Article at ANN
Sailor Moon Crystal Collection Album Offered Overseas
2015-04-27 at 13:40:00
iTunes, other digital service distribution begins May 20 Full Article at ANN
Konami Confirms Silent Hills Cancellation
2015-04-27 at 12:35:00
Other Silent Hill titles still possible Full Article at ANN
One Piece Gets New Stage Show at Universal Studios Japan this Summer
2015-04-27 at 09:00:00
Theme park extends Cool Japan attractions, adds "Yo-kai Watch The Real" event this summer Full Article at ANN
Oreimo: Kuroneko, The Pet Girl of Sakurasō Manga to End in May
2015-04-27 at 08:00:00
Manga adaptation of Key's Rewrite: Side-B game also ends next month Full Article at ANN
Chaos;Child Game Gets Manga Adaptation
2015-04-27 at 05:15:00
4th science-adventure title gets PS4/PS3/PS Vita port on June 25 Full Article at ANN