Anime conventions aren’t about the guests, bands, contests, merch, or even cosplay. They’re about relationships. While the festivities are the impetus behind bringing otaku together, serving up event after event as fun offerings for these sometimes massive gatherings, the communal aspects of conventions are what matter the most to the majority of con-goers. It’s funny… Read More A-Kon 31 (2022): Remembering Community
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good love story. Anime is full of them, with romance playing a key role in so many series, from shoujo to shounen, and all types in between. But do you know what’s even more doki-doki than an anime romance? A real life love, the kind that two people… Read More Faith and Love: Interview with Voice Acting Couple, Jordan Dash Cruz and Kelsey Maher
This weekend, a lovely anime musical about an android transfer student and the lives she impacts sneaks into theaters. Sing a Bit of Harmony, a J.C. Staff production getting a North American release by Funimation, opens on January 23rd and ends its limited run on the 26th. It’s a charming and well-made film, and we… Read More Androids, Friendship, and Song: Video Interview with Sing a Bit of Harmony’s Kamen Casey, Jordan Dash Cruz, and Caitlin Glass
Cheerful, friendly, and athletic, Shion is a burst of energy when she transfers into Satomi’s class. But, something is a little off—she breaks out into song at inappropriate times, can hold her breath underwater for an eternity, and ejects her metallic innards when a mobile app turns her off. In other words, Shion isn’t actually… Read More Review: Sing a Bit of Harmony
Our special month-long promotion of Doki Doki News continues with our third guest host! Today, Jordan Dash Cruz joins us as our newscaster. You’ll recognize his voice from recent anime series like Shadows House (Shaun / John) and Millionaire Detective (Ryo). Follow Jordan on Twitter and Instagram, and please subscribe to us on SoundCloud, our… Read More Doki Doki News: New Bravely Default, Where’s Luffy, and Guest Host Jordan Dash Cruz!