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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.
Lupin III's Long-Time Daisuke Jigen Voice Actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi Passes Away at 89
2022-08-08 at 03:46:12
Kobayashi passed away on July 30 due to pneumonia Full Article at ANN
'The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made' Sequel Anime's Teaser Reveals Cast, New Staff, January 2023 Premiere
2022-08-07 at 23:37:57
Miyuki Sawashiro joins cast as Destra; Shige Fukase is new director Full Article at ANN
Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for My Retirement Anime Reveals Lead Voice, Staff
2022-08-07 at 20:32:04
Rika Nagae voices protagonist Mitsuha Yamano; Hiroshi Tamada directs anime at Felix Film Full Article at ANN
Migi & Dali Suspense Anime's Teaser Unveils Main Leads Shun Horie, Ayumu Murase
2022-08-07 at 12:28:57
Frontier Engine, Geektoys animate story by Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto's Nami Sano Full Article at ANN
Yama Wayama's Onna no Sono no Hoshi Comedy Manga Gets Anime Blu-ray
2022-08-07 at 11:20:42
Gen Hoshino, Mamoru Miyano star in story of teacher in all-girls school Full Article at ANN
'Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World' Anime's 2nd Season Premieres in 2023
2022-08-06 at 23:48:40
The official website for the television anime of Kei Sazane and Ao Nekonabe's Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World (Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjō,... Full Article at ANN
The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3 Anime Unveils Visual, Director Change
2022-08-06 at 23:40:37
Hitoshi Haga is season 3's new director Full Article at ANN
Beast Tamer Anime Unveils New Trailer, More Cast, Staff, Theme Songs, October 2 Premiere
2022-08-06 at 23:23:20
Minami Tanaka, Maria Sashide join cast as Sora, Luna Full Article at ANN
Sugar Apple Fairy Tale Anime Reveals Teaser, Cast, Staff, 2023 TV Premiere
2022-08-06 at 22:51:03
Yuka Nukui, Masaaki Mizunaka, Rie Takahashi, Tomoaki Maeno star in fantasy anime Full Article at ANN
Aniplex Releases Lord El-Melloi, Mahouka New Year's Specials on Home Video
2022-08-06 at 22:06:27
Both specials release on Blu-ray Disc in November Full Article at ANN