Have you ever been on the receiving end of bullying so relentless that you feel there’s no hope that life will ever get better? Episode six of Oshi no Ko expertly helps us understand that feeling through actress Akane Kurokawa’s eyes as she drowns in a sea of criticism and bullying. And having previously shown… Read More Akane Kurokawa and a Savior Who Sees and Saves
Ai Hoshino, who gives way to Aqua and Ruby as the protagonist of Oshi no Ko after episode one, continues to impact all that transpires in the series. The spirit of her character lingers—and it does, too, in all the amazing fanart being drawn of the series. Here’s one of those amazing pieces! ★ 【トキキ】「… Read More Fanart Friday, Too: All Ai’s on You
An adventure tale centered on questions of morality. A businessman who transforms into a magical girl. Another young man who is reborn as a vending machine. And of course, the multiple layers to the fantastic series, Oshi no Ko. Things are most definitely not what they seem in this week’s selection of manga and light… Read More Reader’s Corner: Oshi no Ko (Vol. 2), Zom 100 (Vol. 10), and How to Grill Our Love (Vol. 1)
One of the ways our staff keeps itself entertained is by capturing funny or unusual frames from the anime we’re watching and posting them on our team Discord server. Our Twitter and Mastadon manager, MDRMN, then flips many of those screencaps to social media to share with you as well. But in case you’ve missed… Read More 30 Out-of-Context Screencaps from Spring 2023 Anime
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of April 30th! Check out the latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on Apple, Spotify, or SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Ready to experience the hype of… Read More Doki Doki News: The First Slam Dunk to North America and Live-Action Ya Boy Kongming!
The spring 2023 anime season is chock full of interesting series and great openings! It’s always challenging to pick our top five OPs of the season, but particularly so for this spring as we left off some great ones including “innocent arrogance” by BiSH (Heavenly Delusion) and the self-titled “Magical Destroyers” by Aimi. But we… Read More Five Best Openings (OPs) of the Spring 2023 Anime Season
Where is the line between lying and living by faith? When is deception an expression of aspiration, and fakery, of hope? Although these things are at opposite ends of the moral spectrum, on the surface, they can sometimes look alike. After all, as the writer of Hebrews said, “faith is confidence in what we hope… Read More Oshi no Ko: Grace for the Liar