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.
Nisekoi: Yomeiri!? PS Vita Game's 1st Promo Samples Anime's Humor
2014-07-28 at 07:50:00
Anime's voice cast returns in romance/adventure game from Konami shipping this fall in Japan Full Article at ANN
Danganronpa, Red Data Girl Manga End
2014-07-28 at 01:20:02
Danganronpa lauched in 2013; Red Data Girl debuted in 2012 Full Article at ANN
Japanese Box Office, July 14-20
2014-07-27 at 23:59:57
Pokemon XY film, When Marnie was There open at #1, #3, respectively Full Article at ANN
Japan's Animation TV Ranking, July 14-20
2014-07-27 at 22:30:21
The Secret World of Arrietty, Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened films air Full Article at ANN
Harmony Gold to Release Robotech/Super Dimension Fortress Macross DVD Set
2014-07-27 at 21:00:59
U.S. cartoon, its anime inspiration to ship together in September Full Article at ANN
4th Sailor Moon Dub Clip Features Sailor Mercury, Mars
2014-07-27 at 15:45:00
Kate Higgins and Cristina Vee star as Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars Full Article at ANN
Drawn & Quarterly Adds Shigeru Mizuki's Hitler, Tadao Tsuge's Trash Market Manga
2014-07-27 at 15:08:57
Trash Market slated for February 2015, Hitler for 2015-2016 Full Article at ANN
Miritari! 4-Panel Comedy Manga Gets TV Anime
2014-07-27 at 14:15:00
A high school student is caught between two warring Dukedoms Full Article at ANN
Shino Shimoji, Yu Wakui, Yui Ishikawa Star in New Aikatsu TV Anime
2014-07-27 at 13:30:00
3rd series slated for October premiere Full Article at ANN
Terra Formars Promo Video Introduces OVA's Story
2014-07-27 at 12:37:53
OVA episodes to bundle with manga volumes; television anime to premiere this fall Full Article at ANN