Amid all the news drops and media coverage from anime outlets over the past several weeks, one significant announcement for a potentially major new series has gone relatively uncovered. During Labor Day weekend, at GalaxyCon’s first convention in the Austin market, the American creators of a new series were joined by three of animation’s most… Read More Inspired by the Torah, Gabriel and the Guardians Isn’t Your Everyday Anime (But It Will Feature Johnny Yong Bosch)
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 27th through December 3rd! Check out the latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Today’s episode is a special one,… Read More Doki Doki News: Mickey Meet Mikey! Disney Joins the Anime Revolution
Last week, I conducted an Instagram live event with voice actor and martial artist, Adam McArthur! The conversation between Adam and me, was wide-ranging, as we talked Jujutsu Kaisen, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Disney, anime conventions, boba, Weird Al, and more! Check it out below, and please subscribe to us on YouTube! I… Read More Interview with Jujutsu Kaisen’s Adam McArthur (Video)
Spy x Family, Vol. 5 The hilarious hijinks of Japan’s favorite fake family continue apace in Volume 5! Spy Loid “Twilight” Forger, assassin Yor “Thorn Princess” Briar, and mind-reading Anya are joined now by Bond the dog who can see the future—especially what’s for dinner. This can be a real life saver when it comes… Read More Reader’s Corner: Spy x Family, Laid-Back Camp, and Drugstore in Another World
Summary Have you ever watched the movie Lilo and Stitch and wondered to yourself, “Man, what would happen if Stitch crash landed in feudal Japan instead of modern Hawai’i?” No? You never wondered that? Well, the manga series Stitch and the Samurai hopes to answer that question anyway. In this series, Stitch’s ship crash lands… Read More Review: Stitch and the Samurai, Volume 2
Eniale & Dewiela, Vol. 1 Eniale is an angel. Dewiela is a demon. But the two of them are buddies. It’s an Odd Couple situation with two celestial ladies who love fashion, babies, and being over the top to cause the world to spiral. The humor of this series lies in the absurdity of it’s… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: KH3, Eniale & Dewiela, and Reset!
The more I engage in social media, especially through Tumblr, the more I witness just how deeply connected a lot of anime fans are to their favorite characters – emotionally, physically (dakimakura), even sexually. I have my favorites, too, but besides feeling some empathy toward the characters, and occasionally shipping them, I don’t have a… Read More Something More: Gaara’s Guilt, Loving Charlotte, and My Beats, Your Existentialism