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.
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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.
Yoshitaka Yamaya, Ayane Sakura, Inori Minase, More Star in Miritari Comedy Anime
2014-11-21 at 08:21:46
Misaki Suzuki, Ayano Terasaki, Nao Toyama also star in anime slated for January Full Article at ANN
3rd Magi: Adventure of Sinbad Episode Previewed in Video
2014-11-21 at 06:08:45
Keiji Fujiwara, Ayumi Fujimura play Hinahoho, Pipirika in OVA shipping on December 18 Full Article at ANN
Durarara!!×2 Anime's English-Subtitled Trailer Streamed
2014-11-21 at 06:00:00
Series will stream in North America on Crunchyroll, Aniplex Channel, and Hulu in January Full Article at ANN
Power Rangers Alumni Return in Super Megaforce TV Finale
2014-11-21 at 03:30:00
Finale to air on Saturday with Jason David Frank & other veterans Full Article at ANN
Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Manga to End Next Summer
2014-11-21 at 02:40:27
Osamu Takahashi to end adaptation of game in 18th volume Full Article at ANN
Final Fantasy Type-0's New English Trailer Debuts, Before It Plays in Theaters
2014-11-21 at 01:30:00
"We Have Arrived" trailer to play in U.S. before "the season's biggest blockbuster films" Full Article at ANN
Gundam: The Origin Casts Mayumi Tanaka as Casval/Young Char
2014-11-21 at 00:30:00
Megumi Han, Shuuichi Ikeda, Jin Urayama also star in February 28 screenings Full Article at ANN
Vampire Knight Manga Gets New Chapter in February
2014-11-21 at 00:00:00
Also: More stage play cast revealed in costume Full Article at ANN
Pirate Bay Co-Founder Released from Prison
2014-11-20 at 23:57:00
Peter Sunde is free after over five months in maximum security Full Article at ANN
1st Attack on Titan Compilation Film Gets Midnight Screenings
2014-11-20 at 23:57:00
Shingeki no Kyojin Zenpen ~Guren no Yumiya~ (Attack on Titan Part I: Crimson Bow and Arrow), the first of two compilation film for the television anime,... Full Article at ANN