An evil organization is on the verge of conquering the entire world. Only one hero can stop them now, and his chances are slim— No, sorry, wrong anime. Let me try that again. An evil organization is on the verge of conquering the entire world. Once they succeed, they won’t need so many agents of… Read More First Impression: Combatants Will Be Dispatched!
Sasaki and Miyano, Vol. 1 Miyano is a Boys Love (BL) manga fan and Sasaki is an older boy who seems to constantly get into trouble. When they meet, Sasaki realizes pretty quickly that he has a crush on Miyano. What follows is an leisurely-paced first volume featuring the flirty Sasaki and an oblivious Miyano,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Ride Your Wave, Saving 80,000 Gold, and Interviews with Miyazaki
Sometimes the first volume of a light novel stuns readers by circumventing expectations, either in how it both defies some traditional anime conventions and surpasses others, or by presenting a surprising story. In rare instances, a light novel will do both, which is precisely the case in volume one of The Executioner and Her Way… Read More Review: The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 1
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of February 21st through 27th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Also check out our special breaking news episode… Read More Doki Doki News: Anime Awards, Demon Slayer, and Playstation State of Play
After having collapsed in Benno’s office due to the effects of the Devouring, Myne wakes up in a luxurious bed, surrounded by dark green curtains. As she’s wondering what new fate awaits her beyond those veils, she hears a familiar voice, Freida, who explains that after Myne collapsed, the guildmaster brought her to his home… Read More Review: Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 1, Vol. 3
The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat, Vol. 1 When a proficient assassin gets “taken care of” after he is no longer needed, a goddess gives him the opportunity to be reincarnated in another world, but with a task to complete. The hero who will defeat the Demon King who… Read More Reader’s Corner: Last Dungeon, Talentless Nana, and Oregairu
Fly Me to the Moon (Tonikawa), Vol. 3 Season one of Tonikawa may be complete, but Fly Me to the Moon, the manga on which its based, is continuing to roll out, and it remains superior to the show in virtually every facet. Volume three, released yesterday, focuses on Tsukasa and Nasa’s trip to visit his… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Komi Can’t Communicate, Love Me Love Me Not, and the Fly Me to the Moon
A young girl awakens inside some sort of enclosure. Pushing her way out, she discovers that she’s not only been reborn in another world, but as another spieces: one among hundreds of baby spiders. And as she also soon discovers, it’s a dangerous, spider-eat-spider world out there. But armed with video game knowledge, she swears… Read More First Impression: So I’m a Spider, So What?
The 2021 winter season is just ahead of us and it can’t get here any sooner to help us move on from a rough 2020. Not that 2020 didn’t bring us great shows like Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na! (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and hyped sequels like Re:Zero, but I’m looking forward… Read More Winter 2021 Anime Season Preview
…no, not in that way. In the Land of Leadale is a light novel published in English by Yen Press. In this story, Keina is a girl who had unfortunately been involved in a bad accident and spent her days on life support in a hospital. Her main solace is being able to play the… Read More Making Children In the Land of Leadale