I continue the ABCs of Shojo Manga with these kind-hearted heroines are sure to win over your heart in these series that start with the letter “K”! From performing to baking to coming out of their quiet shells, each of these series could be an old or new favorite, including ones loved by editor Claire… Read More “K”ind-Hearted Heroines Thrive In These Shojo Manga!
Kuronuma Sawako is a curiosity. While she insists to a friend from her middle school days that she isn’t being bullied, Kuronuma is still treated like an outcast. Her classmates look at her like she’s a ghost out of a horror film, even referring to her as Sadako, to whom she has a passing resemblence,… Read More First Impression: Kimi ni Todoke (Netflix, Live-Action)
Was the winter season a little slow for you? Well then, you’ll appreciate the spring 2023 anime season, with more than 50 anime series airing (not including shorts and children’s series)! As you can imagine, the set list of series is diverse, from cutesy shows and historical dramas, idol series to those featuring wizards and… Read More Spring 2023 Anime First Impressions
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of September 4th through September 10th! Check out the latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you excited for the return… Read More Doki Doki News: Bleach at NYCC, Kimi ni Todoke Drama, and Tearmoon Empire Anime
Round two of AniMarch Madness 2022 continues with our next four matches! For those coming here for the first time, AniMarch Madness is our annual one-on-one anime tournament you vote to determine the outcomes of each match, round by round, until only the champion remains! Voting in the second round, featuring 32 anime, continues through… Read More AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 2, Day 3
Day one of AniMarch Madness was so much fun! Results are still being tabulated, with a few polls still open, but look for those results to pop up on Twitter and Instagram later today! In the meantime, here are the second set of eight matches, two from each of our four regions: 2021 Anime, Critical… Read More AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 2
86–Eighty-Six, Vol. 1 The recent anime adaptation piqued my curiosity about this series, and the first volume didn’t disappoint. A country steeped in racism and greed uses child soldiers from ethnic minorities (collectively dubbed the “Eighty-Six”) to fend off an endless robot army. The privileged Lena takes command of one such unit, Spearhead Squadron, and… Read More Reader’s Corner: 86, After-School Hanako-kun, Batmanga, and Marie Kondo