Anime adaptations of an established work, whether light novel, manga, visual novel, video game, or whatever else, are a tricky business. The medium of anime is almost always vastly different from what they are adapting from, and what works well in the original medium might translate poorly to animation. The job is only made harder… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Extra Chapter: Infinite Dendrogram Anime Adaptation Thoughts
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so what better time to talk about love? Our podcast team takes a look at one of the most popular romcom anime of recent years, Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, and especially at the communications problem at the center of the series. Join David and Holly as they share their… Read More TangleCast 71: Nozaki-kun and Communicating Love
Well…that was a disappointment. I’ve spoken thus far of my admiration for Magia Record, even though it’s started to settle into the formulaic. Episode six solidified the structure: Introduce new magical girls (one of whom has a problem), investigate a rumor, and fight against the rumor while also solving the magical girl issue and moving… Read More Madoka Side Story Magia Record Episode 6: So Lucky, So What?
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Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of February 3rd through 9th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Attribution: Nintendo Switch news [Kotaku] Fate/Grand Order [Otaku… Read More Doki Doki News for the Week of February 3 – 9
Gods tend to come off badly in fiction. Really, really badly. No, wait, “badly” isn’t strong enough. Worsely? Worstly? Anyway… There are stories with evil gods. There are stories with insane gods. There are stories where the gods are actually unfathomable horrors misidentified as deities. Going back to ancient mythology, many fictional gods are deeply… Read More Finding God in a Light Novel!?
20/20 in 2020 Article: Our blog’s theme for this year is “20/20 in 2020: Setting Our Vision on Christ.” Throughout the year, we’ll post articles which relate to this theme, which encourages you, our readers, to turn away from the world and toward the Holy One. Enjoy the post below, which is part of our… Read More The Bartender of Eden’s Hall
Guardian of the Witch is a new Shonen Jump series from Asashi Sakano, who was previously an assistant on Black Clover and published a few other short manga stories. This series features a new fantasy setting from Sakano. Guardian of the Witch is set in a world where evil creatures surround walled city-states, each protected… Read More First Impression: Guardian of the Witch (Manga)
Much like its predecessor, Magia Record has so very much to relate, layers unraveling what should be a simple tale. Episode five of Puella Magi Madoka Side Story progresses the story by leaps and bounds, but while doing so deepens the mystery instead of unraveling it. I was surprised this was the case until I… Read More Madoka Side Story Magia Record Episode 5: The Demon Within
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of January 27th through February 2nd! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Attribution: Steins;gate live-action [ANN] One Piece live-action… Read More Doki Doki News for the Week of January 27th – February 2nd