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.
Kei Sanbe's Island in a Puddle Manga Ends on September 28
2021-09-13 at 11:00:00
Manga's 5th, final volume will ship on November 22 Full Article at ANN
Glaeolia 2 Anthology, The Sky is Blue with a Single Cloud Manga Collection Nominated for 2021 Ignatz Awards
2021-09-13 at 07:15:00
Drawn & Quarterly released Kuniko Tsurita's manga collection in July 2020 Full Article at ANN
Inzai City Promotional Manga Inzai Aru Aru Gets Net Anime This Winter
2021-09-13 at 04:21:50
Actor Tetsuhiro Ikeda writes script for project Full Article at ANN
Fist of the North Star Musical Casts Singers May'n, Ayaka Hirahara as Yuria
2021-09-13 at 02:16:51
Musical debuts this December Full Article at ANN
Tsurune Anime Film's Promo Video Reveals 2022 Debut
2021-09-13 at 00:31:16
Kyoto Animation's original TV anime based on novel premiered in October 2018 Full Article at ANN
Funimation Reveals English Dub Cast for The Duke of Death and His Maid Anime
2021-09-12 at 23:10:56
Funimation began streaming 1st episode of English dub on Sunday Full Article at ANN
Shonen Jump Launches Maporo 3-Gō's PPPPPP Manga
2021-09-12 at 11:12:42
Music-themed series launches on Saturday Full Article at ANN
Ippon Takegushi, Santa Mitarashi's Candy Flurry Manga Ends in Shonen Jump
2021-09-12 at 11:00:00
Duo launched candy-themed manga in April Full Article at ANN
Azur Lane Franchise Gets New Console Spinoff Game, Gridman/Dynazenon Collaboration
2021-09-12 at 10:40:48
Collaboration "coming soon" Full Article at ANN
Vampire Visual Kei Anime Visual Prison Unveils 2nd Video, Golden Bomber Members as Guest Cast
2021-09-12 at 09:22:19
2nd promo video previews in-story band O★Z's opening "Zankoku Shangri-La" Full Article at ANN