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.
Tokyo Ghoul Jail PS Vita Game Slated for October 1
2015-08-01 at 01:00:00
New character also teased, will be revealed in Weekly Shonen Jump's 37th/38th issue Full Article at ANN
Capcom Reveals Monster Hunter X New Nintendo 3DS LL Variant, Weapon Intro Videos
2015-08-01 at 00:00:00
Long sword, great sword classes highlighted for game shipping in Japan on November 28 Full Article at ANN
Fate/Grand Order RPG's Promo Previews Game Mechanics
2015-07-31 at 23:00:00
RPG debuted on Android devices on July 29, iOS version "coming soon" Full Article at ANN
Children's Detective Novels Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note Get TV Anime
2015-07-31 at 21:02:13
Fall shorts about 5 grade schoolers who solve cases Full Article at ANN
Seraph of the End Gets Original Event Anime
2015-07-31 at 18:15:00
Jump Special Anime Festa will tour 9 cities in Japan this November Full Article at ANN
Tracking Board: Lionsgate is Working on Naruto Movie
2015-07-31 at 16:18:12
Michael Gracey in talks to direct Full Article at ANN
New York Time Manga Best Seller List, July 19-25
2015-07-31 at 16:00:00
Tokyo Ghoul, No Game, No Life, Akame ga Kill!, Log Horizon, Black Butler, The Devil is a Part-Timer, Big Hero 6, Attack on Titan, Bleach, Assassination Classroom Full Article at ANN
To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness Manga Volume 15 Bundles New OVA
2015-07-31 at 14:30:00
2 episodes adapt stories from the manga Full Article at ANN
Sayaka Nakaya Stars in Magical Somera-chan Anime From Ai Mai Mi Creators
2015-07-31 at 13:00:00
Staff returns for 3rd anime based on Choboraunyopomi's works Full Article at ANN
Flying Witch Manga About Teen Witch Gets TV Anime
2015-07-31 at 11:55:00
Chihiro Ishizuka's story of 15-year-old witch who moves to northern Japan Full Article at ANN