I often receive questions from concerned viewers of anime who struggle with certain aspects of the medium, or in some cases, the entirety of it. On occasion, it feels appropriate to share that question with our broader audience, as well as my response. Here’s an example I recently received: Is it okay to watch Naruto… Read More Can a Christian Watch Naruto and Dragon Ball Z?
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of May 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! Are you excited for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla? Are… Read More Doki Doki News: Ghibli Museum Digital Tours, July SNAFU, and FF7R-2?
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What do you get the anime fan in your life for Christmas? An already difficult task is made even more challenging if you’re looking to gift something that fits within the boundaries of faith, items that are safe to give in a Christian household but still fun for the receiver. If you’re faced with that… Read More Christmas Gift Guide for the Christian Anime Fan
Ka….me…ha…me…haaa!!! I fired off a super Kamehameha blast at the last second and blew away a portion of Earth in the process. That was the end of the match against my online competitor with myself as the victor, after several close calls. The fast-paced battle seemed to go by so quickly, which is the allure… Read More Five Tips for Beginners of Dragon Ball FighterZ
Content Warning—This article briefly discusses sexual assault as presented in both Boys Over Flowers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I love a good redemption story. From the rise and fall of Anakin Skywalker to the conversion of Saul, stories about redemption strike a nerve. These tales remind us that our humanity remains beneath our own… Read More Newman’s Nook: Redeeming Evil Flowers
One of anime’s most recognizable voices is that of Katsuki Bakugou, the quite literally explosive hero-in-training from My Hero Academia. But while Bakugou is characterized by a strained voice and simmering, sometimes violent rage, the actor who voices him, Nobuhiko Okamoto, is calm and engaging. The popular seiyuu, who has also voiced Rin (Blue Exorcist),… Read More Interview with Bakugou’s Seiyuu (and Shogi Fantatic), Nobuhiko Okamoto
Goku’s tenacity, desire to defend the helpless, and incredible strength make him one of anime’s most admirable characters. But not everything about Goku is so praiseworthy, specifically not his parenting skills. Throughout the Dragon Ball manga, Goku appears to care for and love his family—however, he’s constantly absent from his children’s lives. He missed most… Read More Newman’s Nook: Goku the Absent Father
Although we all accept Saiyans as part of the Dragon Ball universe now, it’s easy to forget that this whole concept, and the fact that Goku is not human but of this alien race, is introduced right at the start of the Dragon Ball Z. Mind you Goku had a tail, super strength, and could… Read More Newman’s Nook: Redemption of Vegeta
Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to watch the Dragon Ball Super: Broly movie. I tried getting tickets the day it was released, but screenings were sold out over a week in advance! As a Dragon Ball fan since I was little, I felt Avengers-level hype for this film. It’s the movie that fans have… Read More Review: Dragon Ball Super – Broly