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.
Drugstore in Another World Anime Reveals Opening, Ending Theme Song Artists
2021-05-12 at 01:33:49
Cast members Risae Matsuda, Akane Kumada, Jun Fukushima perform ending song for summer anime Full Article at ANN
Mob Psycho 100 Gets New Stage Play in August
2021-05-12 at 01:07:50
New stage play is titled Mob Psycho 100 ~Gekitotsu! Tsume Dai-7 Shibu~ Full Article at ANN
Sci-Fi Adventure Anime Eden Unveils New Trailer, More Cast
2021-05-11 at 21:30:20
Tarusuke Shingaki, Yūki Kuwahara, Yuko Kaida join anime; trailer available in English, Japanese Full Article at ANN
North American Anime, Manga Releases, May 9-15
2021-05-11 at 17:00:00
Infinite Dendrogram, Babylon anime; Ride Your Wave, I Think Our Son Is Gay manga ship Full Article at ANN
NBC Will Not Air Golden Globes in 2022 Due to Controversy with Diversity
2021-05-11 at 15:30:00
NBC announced on Monday that it will not air the Golden Globe Awards in 2022 due to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) not setting a timeline... Full Article at ANN
NieR Re[in]carnation Smartphone Game's English Trailer Streamed
2021-05-11 at 14:30:00
Preregistration has opened in West Full Article at ANN
Mitsuru Adachi's Niji-iro Tōgarashi Manga Gets Stage Play
2021-05-11 at 13:30:00
"Sci-fi historical story" manga's stage play runs August-September Full Article at ANN
The Duke of Death and His Maid Anime Reveals Promo Video, Theme Songs, Cast, July 4 Premiere
2021-05-11 at 12:22:00
Also: key visual, additional staff Full Article at ANN
Drawn & Quarterly Publishes Nazuna Saito Short Manga Collection Offshore Lightning
2021-05-11 at 11:02:00
Book debuts in February 2022 Full Article at ANN
Detective Conan, Rurouni Kenshin: The Final, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Hold Top 3
2021-05-11 at 10:02:00
Demon Slayer film at #5, 1st BanG Dream! Episode of Roselia film at #10 Full Article at ANN