Hey guys, Josh here! You know, there comes a time in every anime fan’s life when he or she watches a show and wonders, “Why in the name of all that is good and holy am I watching this, and why in the name of all that is good and holy am I enjoying it?”… Read More Review: Mysterious Girlfriend X (Blu-Ray)
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 2, Vol. 1 After passing through the ornate gateway marking the threshold of the temple’s courtyard, lavished with lush floral arrangements, our pure-hearted protagonist is finally ready for her new life with the nobility at the temple…or so she wishes. In reality, while Myne was able to gain approval from… Read More Reader’s Corner: One Piece, Orient, and Oregairu
“Young boy, like a cruel angel’s thesis, Live up to be a legend…” Neon Genesis Evangelion (which means “the Gospel of the New Beginning” in Greek) is a very complicated show, and a messy one. It is clever. It is very, very human. It is filled with horror, disgust, tenderness, and wonder in equal measure.… Read More A Kind Angel’s Thesis: Evangelion and the Apocalypse
It’s time for our first Light Novel Club meeting of the year! We’re covering volume 5 of Infinite Dendrogram, finishing up the first major arc of the story, and as such there are some interesting things to discuss, so join Jeskai Angel, Gaheret, and myself as we take the full dive into the VRMMO once again!… Read More Light Novel Club 2021 Chapter 27: Infinite Dendrogram, Vol. 5
Our February selection for the Light Novel Club is volume one of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai! We hope you’ll participate in the discussion. Joining us is easy: 1. Pick up the book 2. Join our Discord 3. Ask for the server’s LNC role 4. Read the book! 5. Join the… Read More Fanart Friday: A Rascal is Mai (and Our) Next Light Novel Club Selection!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of January 31st through February 6th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Will you miss Black Clover? Excited for… Read More Doki Doki News: Howl’s Real Life Moving Castle, Black Clover Ends, and Demon Slayer to Sci-Fi Romcom?
Young Erica, born as “Earwig,” doesn’t live an enviable life by as any means—abandoned at the doorstep of an orphanage by her mother, she has little hope of ever being adopted. But Earwig lives life on her own terms, cajoling those around her to do her bidding, but also giving them warmth and love. However,… Read More Review: Earwig and the Witch
Hmmm, I see…. Welcome back to this week’s breakdown for The Promised Neverland! Season 2, Episode 5 has scenes adapted from Chapters 102 and 118, with some anime-original content. The line has become even more blurrier with each new episode, but I’m still separating technical spoilers for anime-only fans, which are marked clearly. However, for… Read More The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 5: Unexpected Reunions
Imagine Barney the Dinosaur, surrounded by all his child friends, bursting into a song about…how rough it is to be a single thirty-something and the meaningless of his life. That’s the basic premise of Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan, in which the titular character, a former gymnast turned sardonic children’s television host, mopes through his… Read More Review: Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan, Vol. 1
This guest post was written by longtime support and contributor to our ministry, Bob Aarhus. I encourage you to also read his excellent article about Kimi no na wa (Your Name). If you have not yet watched at least the first episode of Wonder Egg Priority, stop reading now. Even if you have no intention… Read More WONDER EGG PRIORITY: We Don’t Talk About These Things