The summer 2021 anime season has had some terrific openings. Here are our five favorites! “Merry-Go-Round” by MAN WITH A MISSION (My Hero Academia) “Mangetsu to Silhouette no Yoru” by Natsuki Hanae and Ayumi Mano (The Duke of Death and His Maid) “Seja no Koushin” by Tatsuya Kitani (The Idaten Deities Only Know Peace) “Forget… Read More Five Best Anime Openings (OP) for Summer 2021
Tohru is the best maid out there. It’s simply an unquestionable fact—as a dragon, she’s best at everything she does, whether it’s destroying worlds or folding loads of laundry for Kobayashi, her human master. So when the local maid cafe boasts the best maids in town, Tohru can’t help but feel slighted. She decides to… Read More First Impression: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S
Believe it or not, the summer anime season is here! After a winter and spring packed full of returning series and other highly-anticipated shows, summer is a bit more laid-back. Less pomp and circumstances, but perhaps a bunch of hidden gems. We’re excited! Check out our season preview post to see exactly which shows have… Read More Summer 2021 Anime First Impressions
The spring 2021 anime season, soon coming to a close, was an enjoyable one through and through. It featured a diverse and expansive group of series, with there seeming to be an anime (or two or three or ten) for everyone, with several standouts among them. At first glance, this season’s line-up looks a little… Read More Summer 2021 Anime Preview
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of February 14th through 20th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you sad to see Horimiya go? Planning… Read More Doki Doki News: Nintendo Direct, Hololive Auditions, and the End of Horimiya!
Recently, I’ve been on a Kyoto Animation spree. It probably started after I realized that continuous rewatches of Chuunibyou were probably not good for my productivity or my long-term enjoyment of anime. But I was infatuated with the irresistible charm of their storytelling. It’s really a testament to how well an animation studio does their… Read More Tamako and Kobayashi at the Thanksgiving Table
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!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of August 9th through 16th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Will you be watching Noblesse? Are you disappointed… Read More Doki Doki News: Sequels for Princess Connect and Dragon Maid, ATLA Live Action Changes, and More Webtoons!
It’s a good time to be a geek. Marvel, Star Wars, and Game of Thrones are the prime properties in Hollywood. Even the subset of geek culture known as otakudom is even getting in the game. As much as Ghost in the Shell was maligned (though I thought it was enjoyable), it’s amazing that property… Read More Top Ten Arby’s Anime Posts
Warning: slight spoilers for Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid ep. 12 ahead. What would you do if you had complete freedom? What if you had absolutely no authority to answer to, no law to fear punishment from, nor even physical needs to attend to? What would you do with that kind of freedom? Would you go exploring… Read More Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Free to Serve