Takemichi is living a dead-end life, denigrated by his (younger) boss, the old lady who lives next door, and even random kids on the street. But though he lives an uneventful existence, Takemichi’s memory comes alive on the day that he discovers his ex-girlfriend and her brother died due to gang violence—in fact, he comes… Read More First Impression: Tokyo Revengers
The episode opens with student council president Faria, a girl in military uniform, standing in a destroyed town, muttering about being too late before singing a song. Her subordinate Ellen joins her and they board a train. Elsewhere, monsters are destroying another town and devouring people, whose corpses turn into more monsters. A boy unsuccessfully… Read More First Impression: Seven Knights Revolution: Hero Successor
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of January 31st through February 6th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Will you miss Black Clover? Excited for… Read More Doki Doki News: Howl’s Real Life Moving Castle, Black Clover Ends, and Demon Slayer to Sci-Fi Romcom?
The 2021 winter season is just ahead of us and it can’t get here any sooner to help us move on from a rough 2020. Not that 2020 didn’t bring us great shows like Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na! (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and hyped sequels like Re:Zero, but I’m looking forward… Read More Winter 2021 Anime Season Preview
Welcome back to Light Novel Kindling! Here, I will take a look at our next Light Novel Club selection and give my thoughts on something related to it. At the end of this post, I will also announce the light novel we’ll be reading for the meeting afterwards, which in this case will be in… Read More Light Novel Kindling: The Shoujo Light Novels are Omnipresent
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!
Supernatural shounen adventures in high school. Need I say more? Well, we open with a masked man announcing he’s about to murder the apparent protagonist. The highly athletic Itadori Yuuji loses his grandfather, leaving Itadori alone in the world. Gramps’s dying words are an exhortation to help others and build strong relationships so that Itadori… Read More First Impression: JUJUTSU TAISEN
Well, what a time! I´m 27 this year, and as I start to resemble more a seinen protagonist that a shōnen one, I know I want to be both, and I have for a long time. Long before I first watched Erased four years ago, the hope that a balance of both adventure, wonder, innocence,… Read More The Shōnen Guide to the Eucharist
In the world of Moriking, our titular hero is hoping to one day be crowned the King of the Forest. He represents the beetle tribe and, like other insect contestants for the crown, has a human form. This also means that other contenders to the crown will be challenging him in their quest to the top.… Read More Newman’s Nook: Moriking’s Wisdom and Grace
Ayakashi Triangle is a new Shonen Jump manga series from Kentaro Yabuki, who is best known for Black Cat and serving as the artist for To Love Ru. This new series, from the look of it so far, includes some of the supernatural elements of the earlier and some of the fanservice of the latter.… Read More Manga First Impression: Ayakashi Triangle