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.
Funimation Also Streams English Dub for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 Part 2
2021-06-23 at 00:52:07
Funimation announced on Tuesday that it will stream an English dub this summer for the second part of the second anime season of That Time I Got Reincarnated... Full Article at ANN
'Girlfriend, Girlfriend' Anime's Full Promo Video Reveals Theme Songs
2021-06-22 at 22:15:00
Necry Talkie performs opening "Fuzaketenai ze," Momo Asakura performs ending "Pinky Hook" Full Article at ANN
Sentai Filmworks Licenses Magical Girl Site Anime
2021-06-22 at 21:55:00
Anime premiered in April 2018, streamed on Amazon Prime Video Full Article at ANN
Takashi Tachibana, Journalist & Voice of Whisper of the Heart's Father, Passes Away at 80
2021-06-22 at 21:24:24
Journalist covered topics from government corruption to aerospace, co-wrote Nausicaä ''textbook' Full Article at ANN
North American Anime, Manga Releases, June 20-26
2021-06-22 at 17:00:00
Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld, Smile Down the Runway anime; Sadako-san and Sadako-chan, If the RPG World Had Social Media manga ship Full Article at ANN
Netflix Streams Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop Film on July 22
2021-06-22 at 13:50:00
English-subtitled trailer streamed Full Article at ANN
Crunchyroll to Stream That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2, I'm Standing on a Million Lives Season 2, Girlfriend, Girlfriend, Peach Boy Riverside, More Anime (Updated)
2021-06-22 at 13:00:00
Also: The aquatope on white sand, The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace, SD Gundam World Heroes Full Article at ANN
Hajime no Ippo Manga Gets Digital Releases on July 1
2021-06-22 at 12:00:00
All 131 volumes, future chapters of ongoing 33-year-old manga to get digital releases Full Article at ANN
Kageki Shojo!! Anime's 6th Character Video Highlights Sawada Twins
2021-06-22 at 10:32:30
Risae Matsuda, Satsumi Matsuda are real-life twins who play twin sisters in anime Full Article at ANN
The Idolm@ster, Azur Lane Franchises Get Collaboration
2021-06-22 at 10:00:49
Livestream in mid-July will reveal more details Full Article at ANN