Dokkoida?! is the story of a young man named Suzuo who is struggling to find a job. He gets turned down by every place of buisiness he goes to, until he meets a young girl named Kosuzu. She tells him that she works at a toy company, and if he tries on this power suit she'll pay him money. He thinks this is all just a game, and since she's offering money he needs, he doesn't refuse. Suddenly an old man in a robot appears and starts to destroy the city. The little girl tells Suzuo to put on the
suit, and when he does this, he becomes the intergalactic superhero, Dokkoida. What's strange is that the heroes and the villains both work for the same company. And they end up living together in the same house.
If you couldn't tell, this series is a satire of comic book super heroes. You meet a lot of different heroes and villains in this series. This anime is mostly 12 episodes of complete hillarity and craziness.
The artstyle is very cartoony, which fits the series well considering it's about superheroes. The colors are very bright and bouncy which fits the mood of the series.
The opening is a very fun and bouncy song. I listened to it over and over again after watching this series. The voice acting is great as well. There are many great Vancouver voice actors in this series. Such as, Brad Swaile, Paul Dobson, Ted Cole, and Nicole Bouma. The quality of the sound was great as well, I could hear things clearly and understood everything that was said.
The characters in this series are great too. Even though this is a short series they get enough developement for you to care about them and enjoy your time with them.
I enjoyed this series a lot. There's good comedy, and despite some of it being sexual, it's still smart. The characters are fun. The songs are bouncy. And the voice acting is spot-on. I highly recommend Dokkoida?! to anyone looking for a fun comedy series.
My first thoughts when I saw the DVD cover on the internet, I had one thought in my head… “WHAT THE HELL IS THIS CRAP?” Of course, I became a little curious as to what this was all about so here we go. This is my review about this… um… show… um… give me a second here…
It’s just… how do I put this nicely? It was better for younger kids, not that it’s bad. There are really good parts too but its just rather childish. It’s a collaboration of a bunch of different super heroes and super villains all rolled into one and makes fun
of every single one of them. I guess a good place to start would be the characters. Suzuo is stupid little boy who gets in way over his head just because of the need for a job. I’m glad in his power suit looks like it has a diaper because he seems to really need it. Almost all the time, he seems to freak out every time they fight. Kosuzu is just a whiny little navi character. I say navi character because all she does is whine and talk to him without doing any fighting.
I hate episode 8 all for the fact they bring Sister Princess into it. They change the name but yet all the designs aren’t even changed!
Now the whole idea feels like a sitcom where villains and heroes live under the same roof and even though they at first think that they know each other, try to pretend that they don’t. And how does the villains have a A grade? I wouldn’t even call them F grade! They are just really bad villains.
The artwork is so so, the characters don’t normally keep their shape. I guess its normal for a comedy show like this but it just feels odd. It’s much like Sgt Frog in how out of control it can be. Why does Suzuo have little pink cheeks when no one else has them? It feels out of place. Oh… and don’t worry, there are magical girl transformations that don’t take 5 minutes. The opening sadly makes it feel more like its supposed to be serious then funny. It doesn’t work right.
The English voices are alright and fit to the comedy of the show rather well. Unfortunately, it was a wall of dialogue that never went any where. They speak a little to fast and just make it hard to understand.
This really is a Lost gem more people need to check this out.
So how would u say That something is a parody In this case The show is Dakkoida is really a parody of its self and Superhero comics, But that's what Makes it Fun and peppy to watch.
Now on to the story
The story is about a Kid Named suzuo sakurazaki who is a normal human 19 Year old looking for a job in the big city. Well after He saves a cat he gets told by kosuzu sakurazaki That he could were a Belt that for work, And
he decides that it is not a good thing So he goes and runs And then gets turned down by every job in town and then decides to take the power suit job and it starts unraveling there.
Now the story is Childish but i would not give this show to anyone who is not 16 or older (I will tell more about this later)
Now this show will not be Visually Pleasing to everyone but to each There own.
Now i Actually Like the kinda art style that this show uses I think it fits with the show Its not like some shows where the art seems Out of plays for the whole show.
So I liked the art You may not but Thats ok.
Now would give the sound higher on the list and its not because of the voice acting witch i will get into the Character section
But the ost and BGM are kinda forgettable I am not saying they are all bad there are a few Good ones but there far and few apart witch Can be a bummer its like some played and u will not even know they played. When they Play sad ost There are two ways u can react sorry for a character or just plan sad since the ost is sad.
Ok that's enough about sound.
ok I will be going off the english dub for this review for characters
suzuo sakurazaki/Dokkoida is voiced by Brad swaile Who voiced light yagami.
Thats the only notable Role in this Anime that i know outside of this anime
the rest of the cast like
kosuzu sakurazaki (just plain cute)
mogumokkuru (one of the more funny/serious roles)
asaka nogiku ( She is a great role also)
Those are the only characters worth telling you guys about
the rest are great but not as well Compelling.
Now after Playing a Dating sim, getting stomped on and then blown up I give this show a 10 in enjoyment
and the reason is because there where a few eps here and there that i could not stop laughing,where i thought I would die of No air because of the laughter. The few eps actually got serious and each character in my opinion got enough development that by the end if the show u are attached to almost every character so thats why i enjoyed it a lot.
I hope you can enjoy it as much as i did if not more.
There are some animes out there that you aren't exactly sure what you're getting into when watching them, but as time goes on, each part of the episode tells that fantastic, unique story that ends up with some deep, memorable lesson.
Dokkoida!? is not one of those animes. It is actually much, much better.
Let's start it off with the Story. The story in and of itself is really clever to the point in which the simplicity actually helps the story get much more interesting. You have 2 superheroes and 3 villains all living in the same house, but with absolutely no idea that any of them
are the superheroes or villains they fight on a daily basis, despite some of the interactions between them being absurdly obvious. It was this clever way of telling the story - and backstory - of each character that was so well done for a 2003 anime that I started recommending this anime to everyone. But that's a different topic altogether.
Art and Sound - The art style is great for the time it was made in, just wacky enough that it could've been mistaken for a comic book show, based on what it was going for. The music and voice acting, both in the english dub and the original voice over, flow exceedingly well with each other, and the chemistry between actors makes this show more or less worth it.
Characters - The development, the personalities, everything about these characters are pretty much on point. You have so many different personalities clashing with each other daily, and showing in other scenes about how they're all friends really sends a point home, that it doesn't matter what your friends are like on the outside, the point is that they're your friends. In this case, they're your friends until they put on their outfits and you fight each other multiple times over because that's the premise of the story.
Now, I know there are flaws in most animes, but I honestly think this is the one that's just pretty hard to see flaws in. Overall, Dokkoida!? takes the point of the show and does exactly that, and does it exceedingly well. The humor is always just as good as can be delivered, and the scripting overall is guaranteed to make you laugh at least once per episode. It's a modest anime that doesn't give you more than you bargained for, just the exact amount of what you would, and that's what makes it one of the most under-appreciated animes I've ever seen. A real golden gem underneath all the fake diamonds.