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.
Miyuki Sawashiro Stars in Wakako-zake TV Anime
2015-05-25 at 00:30:00
Series of 3-minute shorts based on woman who goes to bars alone premieres in July Full Article at ANN
Live-Action Death Note Show's Cast Unveiled in Costume
2015-05-24 at 16:20:00
Masataka Kubota, Kento Yamazaki, Mio Yūki star in July live-action TV series Full Article at ANN
Voice Cast Revealed for Yamada-kun & the 7 Witches, Yankee-kun & Megane-chan Crossover Anime Short
2015-05-24 at 11:50:00
Yuuki Ono, Yōko Hikasa, Takuma Terashima, Tomoaki Maeno, Mika Kikuchi star in 1st Yankee-kun & Megane-chan anime Full Article at ANN
TrySail, ClariS Perform Classroom Crisis Anime's Themes
2015-05-24 at 09:30:00
Duo ClariS perform 2nd anime theme song after relaunching with new member Full Article at ANN
Fafner Exodus 2nd Season's Promo Video Reveals October Premiere
2015-05-24 at 07:55:00
Staff confirmed in April series would continue beyond 13 episodes Full Article at ANN
Akatsuki no Yona OAD Ship With 19th Manga Volume in September
2015-05-24 at 06:30:00
New anime to adapt 2 bonus chapters from 12th manga volume Full Article at ANN
Shiina's 37.5°C no Namida Manga Resumes, Gets Live-Action TV Series
2015-05-24 at 05:30:00
TV show adapting manga about novice sick day care provider premieres in summer Full Article at ANN
Aya Suzaki, Asuka Nishi's Radio Program Gets TV Anime Adaptation
2015-05-24 at 04:35:20
2 voice actresses to voice themselves in studio feel. anime debuting in July Full Article at ANN
Kōtarō Ishidate Resigns as Director of Tesagure! 3 Anime
2015-05-24 at 03:30:00
Ishidate recommends Kuniosa Hirama to direct remainder of series Full Article at ANN
Akira Ishida, Yuko Kaida Join Snow White with the Red Hair Anime's Cast
2015-05-24 at 02:30:00
New key visual, character designs revealed for series premiering in July Full Article at ANN