Anime Expo was one week ago, and while the main attraction may have been all the incredible announcements, there was also a ton of awesome cosplay to see for those that attended! Joseph, one of our staff covering the convention, took photos of these wonderful cosplayers: Stay tuned for more posts about our time at… Read More Our Favorite Anime Expo 2022 Cosplay!
Anime conventions aren’t about the guests, bands, contests, merch, or even cosplay. They’re about relationships. While the festivities are the impetus behind bringing otaku together, serving up event after event as fun offerings for these sometimes massive gatherings, the communal aspects of conventions are what matter the most to the majority of con-goers. It’s funny… Read More A-Kon 31 (2022): Remembering Community
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of June 6th through 12th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you sad about the Kiryu Coco retirement… Read More Doki Doki News: Coco Retires, Kenshin to Netflix, and Yoko Kanno Returns
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of September 13th through 19th! We have a super-sized episode today, packed full of gaming news and anime tidbits as well! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud,… Read More Doki Doki News: PS5, PS5, FFXVI, and PSV (Oh, and Edens Zero, LOTGH, and Akira, Too!)
It’s been a crazy couple of days when it comes to live-action anime remakes. First, rumors of Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) directing Akira (which is moving forward) erupted, followed yesterday morning by news that John Cho has been cast as Spike Spiegel for the Netflix live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop, along with casting for Jet,… Read More Bang! Is Casting John Cho as Spike Spiegel in the Cowboy Bebop Netflix Series a Great Decision or a Terrible One?
Ready Player One lands in theaters on March 29th, and I couldn’t more stoked. As a fan of the novel, a huge Spielberg nut, and a child of the 80’s, this movie checks off pretty much checks all the boxes for me. But I wonder, will it also speak to me as an anime fan?… Read More Six Anime Easter Eggs I Want to See in Ready Player One
Aside from video games, my experiences with Japanese pop culture recently have centred around manga; picking up drawing as a hobby has led to a renewed interest in the sequential art of both east and west. In light of that, I intend to give a round-up of some of the noteworthy manga I’ve dipped my… Read More Josh’s Manga Roundup: Akira, Jojo, Uzumaki, and Ranma 1/2