Convention season is in full swing! That means we’ll be heading out as a staff to cover several of the conventions (and a film festival, too?) this summer season. First up is A-Kon, the huge Dallas convention that bills itself as the oldest still-running anime event in the U.S. We’ll be tweeting about our experience… Read More Away to A-Kon!
“You can’t be serious. Why would a Christian go there?” I should have been ready for this kind of reaction to my posts about going to an 18+ anime convention, but I wasn’t. I had invented this fantasy in my mind where our community members would flood my con post with praises like, “Right on!”… Read More I’ve Been Attending 18+ Anime Cons (Like Any Good Christian Should)
Attending anime conventions is for us our mission on steroids. They’re huge gatherings where we have the opportunity to develop relationships with voice actors, other industry professionals, and attendees, while expressing our own passion for the anime and cosplay. As such, we visit many each year, and no two are the same; each has its… Read More Catching Up With Christina Kelly at Ecchi Expo
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 6th through 12th! Check out the latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you planning to go to Anime… Read More Doki Doki News: One Piece is #2, Tensura Season 3, and Jedi Master Totoro?
SHIHORI is a Japanese pop singer/songwriter, best known for her collaborations with Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in The Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Kohei Tanaka (One Piece). She has written and composed for contemporary artists and anime series including Fairy Tail, Macross Frontier, and The Irregular at Magic High School. I had the pleasure… Read More Crunchyroll Expo 2022: Interview with SHIHORI
With Crunchyroll growing in its share of and prominence in the North American anime industry (case in point: news of CR’s acquisition of Right Stuf dropped during the convention), it’s no surprise that Crunchyroll Expo has become one of the country’s preeminent anime conventions. Big guests and big announcements marked this past weekend’s 2022 event.… Read More Vtuber Events, Anime Announcements, and Musical Acts Rocking Out at Crunchyroll Expo 2022!
Attending an anime convention is like turning a speaker up to 11. The noise of it all—emotional, mental, relational, and physical—can be so loud that it’s overwhelming and lead to extreme highs and lows. Add to that the sneaky tiredness that overtakes you by the end of the day and the high cost of these… Read More Catching Dreams, Catching Fish, and Catching Fire at Anime Matsuri