DokiDoki Mouse Pad

DokiDoki Mouse Pad

Some wrist relief for fans of Dokidoki Majo Shinpan! 2, to be released on the DS at the end of the month. Looks as if your wrist won’t be reaching the desk, though it at least looks as if the comfort factor will be higher than with a flat chested mouse pad. On sale soon.

As if rubbing your mouse all over the face of an overendowed witch wasn’t fun enough, I also noticed the Queen’s Blade Steel Princess mouse mat below, combining tasteful delicious cake (actually she is rather older than she looks) with the admittedly minimal support offered by a nearly flat mouse mat.

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Witch-hunt Game Triggers Witch-hunt

Dokidoki Majo Shinpan - DS Witch-hunting game

Korean media and censorship advocacy groups are blaming a Daegu elementary school gang rape incident on the evils of games, specifically an innocent Japanese DS game where the player is tasked with defending his school from the evils of witchcraft (which, in a nod to historical accuracy, just happens to involve probing the intimate areas of the suspected witch, deaf to her pleas of relent). I needn’t bore you with the shrill cries already arisen to ban the interwebs for the sake of the children.

All most unfortunate, I’m sure you’d agree, but what is the game called and where can you get it? The game is “どきどき魔女神判!/Dokidoki Majo Shinpan!” (Dokidoki Witch Holy Judgement), for the Nintendo DS. The game involves searching the bodies of suspected witches for the witchmark which marks all witches as a consequence of their diabolic pacts – your probing is guided by the stylus. The sequel is also due out in a month or two and can be pre-ordered now, complete with nendoroid, so you should still have time to finish the first one.

The irony of a game about hunting witches triggering an actual witchhunt has unfortunately been lost on commentators thus farI assume that the term simply doesn’t translate in Korean? This all brought to my attention on Itainews.

  • Violet commented on July 10, 2009 10:45

    I am totally LOLing over this article's title. :D... More

  • atanok commented on February 5, 2009 02:12

    Dammit, this game is so wrongly perceived. It's only barely ecchi... blaming this for sexual assaults would be like blaming Touhou for a school shootout (>_<);;;... More


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