A few weeks back, I was looking through my Twitter analytics and something hit me: I realized that I’d been losing followers pretty much all year. It was to be expected—I had a modestly-sized Twitter account that had grown initially based on my political tweets (my politics have since changed) and from parenting tweets. My… Read More Newman’s Nook: Welcoming as Straw Hats
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend—cute, sweet, bashful. But Izumi knows that’s only half her personality. Like some moe Jekyll and Hyde, in moments where her boyfriend needs her most, she becomes a super cool and dashing young woman, and it’s especially that part of her personality that… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: One Piece, Cutie Shikimori, and a Detestable Demon Falls in Love
Sadako at the End of the World is a new, one volume manga series from Yen Press. You might recognize the name of the titular character—yes, it’s Sadako, the creepy girl from from The Ring, and this work introduces the horror icon into a world nearing the end of times. What could go wrong? Review… Read More Manga Review: Sadako at the End of the World
The first chapter of the new series Sakamoto Days dropped on Shonen Jump today. Sakamoto Days is a tale as old as time—man becomes incredibly effective assassin; man becomes world-renowned for his prowess; man suddenly falls in love and gives it all up. Wait, what? The introduction shows readers quickly, without being too pushy, Taro… Read More Manga First Impression: Sakamoto Days
Ever been winter camping? Although I grew up doing a lot of camping, it always in the spring or fall, so it’s been both fun and a learning experience for me to see how the girls of the Outdoor Activities Circle (and other friends) have camped during winter in Laid-Back Camp (Yuru Camp). And in… Read More Fanart Friday: Warm Up with Laid-Back Camp’s Outdoor Activities Circle!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 15th through 21st! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you among the lucky ones to procure… Read More Doki Doki News: PS5 Sales, the Shirobako Movie, and Kishimoto to Boruto!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 8th through 14th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Excited for Earwig and the Witch? Do you… Read More Doki Doki News: Demon Slayer Movie, Seven Deadly Sins, and New Studio Ghibli!
Now that Nasa and Tsukasa are officially wed and living together in domestic bliss, it’s time they figured out the essentials of married life—establishing a regular bathing routine, meeting each other’s relatives and friends, considering whether or not to buy wedding bands, and avoiding being kidnapped by your in-laws. Okay, that last bit is a… Read More Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 2
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 1st through 7th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Excited to hear Yoko Kanno’s latest masterpiece? Bummed… Read More Doki Doki News: Yoko Kanno, Promised Neverland S2, and PS5 News
How do you know if you’re in love? How can you tell if it’s “real”? And what do you when other relationships, friendships, and histories becomes obstacles in the way of dating? These questions are often difficult to navigate even for fully mature, experienced adults, but they can be absolutely mystifying when you’re a teenager.… Read More Review: Love Me, Love Me Not (Vol. 5)