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
I was fourteen years old, Shinji Ikari´s age, when A Bridge to Terabithia made its movie debut. Like his fated stay in Misato’s house, only in time have I come to realize the influence it has had on me. Leslie Burke, the imaginative and courageous adventurer played by AnnaSophia Robb, did not only unveil a… Read More Shoujo and the Bride of Christ (I): Kimi ni Todoke and Ao Haru Ride
One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
NCAA March Madness, in a normal 2020, would have made it through its first two rounds last week. But in the absence of basketball, our own March Madness tourney has taken up the slack, and I gotta say, it’s been an exciting ride as well! Here are the results of last week’s quarterfinal round: (1)… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Quarterfinal Results and Final Four, Match 1 (My Hero Academia vs. Kimi ni Todoke)