Doki Doki News: Animal Crossing Manga Horizons, Origami Mario, and 36 Minutes of Miyazaki

Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of May 10th through 16th! 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 about a new Paper Mario… Read More Doki Doki News: Animal Crossing Manga Horizons, Origami Mario, and 36 Minutes of Miyazaki

As the Spirit Moves You: How Studio Ghibli Films Leave Room for A Range of Religious Interpretations

Today’s guest post is by Kaitlyn Ugoretz, a PhD student in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara whose research focuses on the globalization of Shinto through popular and digital media and the growth of online Shinto communities. Since childhood, my life has been suffused with… Read More As the Spirit Moves You: How Studio Ghibli Films Leave Room for A Range of Religious Interpretations