Ripe with metaphor, this illustration of Homura Akemi captures the character’s strength as well as the machinations and desires that drive her. Essay, anyone? ★ 【YOOKI⭐】「 この瞬間を待っていた 」 ☆ Sign up for our weekly newsletter to check out all our anime, manga, and light novel posts and analysis!
I loved Puella Magi Madoka Magica from the moment I first saw it. The heroine’s epic sacrifice to save the world and inject an unforgiving karmic system with grace resonated so powerfully. And not just with me, as I soon learned, but with pretty much all of Christian otakudom. But then I watched Rebellion, the… Read More Fixing Madoka’s Mistake: Yuki Yuna, Episode 11
We have a diverse lineup of light novels and manga to close out the month of November, touching all sorts of genres and types from magical girls to harem, shounen to shoujo, and isekai to yuri—those last two within the same work! Come check out our reviews of this interesting crop of releases from Yen… Read More Reader’s Corner: Madoka Wraith Arc, The Hunters Guild, and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of June 6th through 12th! 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 about the Kiryu Coco retirement… Read More Doki Doki News: Coco Retires, Kenshin to Netflix, and Yoko Kanno Returns
Part 2 of 2 In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Puella Magi Madoka Magica! And then there was the sequel movie, Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion. I’ll admit it, I lost sleep over this one. What can I say, sometimes I get a little (over)invested in fictional tales. But in my defense, the Madoka… Read More Is Homura Evil? Or, What Homura Taught Me About Humanity
On 22 April 2011, Kaname Madoka used the most powerful of wishes to save all magical girls. About eight years later, I watched her do it, and it taught me something about the savior of the real world and his plan for humanity. I am of course talking about Puella Magi Madoka Magica, which celebrates… Read More Does God Speak Through Anime? Or, What Madoka Taught Me About God & the Trees
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the premiere of Puella Magi Madoka Magica, a magical girl series that shook up the genre and the entire medium. Hailed as a deconstruction of the series type (though it might best be described as subverting expectations), it also ended in a profound and moving way, and has… Read More Fanart: Madoka Magica 10th Anniversary