Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of July 4th through 10th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you a KanaHana or Nana-chan fan? Are… Read More Doki Doki News: Marriages for KanaHana and Nana-chan and Drama of the Househusband!
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to make an anime? The series SHIROBAKO takes viewers into the world of anime making through the eyes of the animators, production assistants, voice actresses and others who make it happen. In this episode, David, Holly, and Peter look at the characters and scenes from the highly rated… Read More TangleCast 78: Let’s Make an Anime!
In this episode of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly jump back in time to review a time traveling classic, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. The image of Makoto leaping to the past has become iconic, but has this movie held up? And what can it teach us about the choices we make and… Read More TangleCast 77: The Podcast Who Leapt Through Time
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so what better time to talk about love? Our podcast team takes a look at one of the most popular romcom anime of recent years, Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, and especially at the communications problem at the center of the series. Join David and Holly as they share their… Read More TangleCast 71: Nozaki-kun and Communicating Love
Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You finally hits theaters last week, and our podcast team was super excited to see it. Did it meet their expectations? Was it as good as Your Name? Did they notice the cameos? And what does the theme of the Weathering with You have to do with our everyday lives? Listen… Read More TangleCast 70: Weathering (and Worrying) with You
In 2017, Lerche produced a remake of Kino’s Journey, focusing on both some of the stories animated in 2003 version and others from the light novel series that weren’t. Beautifully animated, the series continued to do what the franchise does best: Make viewers consider the value of community and what it is that makes us… Read More TangleCast 69: Relativism and Goodness in Kino’s Journey
In This Corner of the World, one of the most critically acclaimed anime films of recent years, went relatively under the radar. Following the life of the joyful and ditzy Suzu, the film mixes whimsical elements with gut-wrenching realism, taking place in the years leading up to and through WWII, reaching a climax with the… Read More TangleCast 66: The Meaning of Life in This Corner of the World
One Piece: Stampede, the latest movie in the series, hits North American theaters beginning this Thursday (October 24th), and in this episode of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly give you their spoiler-free thoughts on the film! Join the One Piece fanatics (well, two super fans and one…not so much) as they discuss the franchise’s… Read More TangleCast 65: One Piece Stampede
The new season of fall anime has arrived, and the TangleCast has got you covered! David, Peter, and Holly run through the slate of popular returning series this season, as well as a number of the new ones that piqued their interest. Come take a listen as you figure out what to try (and what… Read More TangleCast 64: Fall 2019 Anime Preview
For episode 63, David, Peter, and Holly join in on Ghibli Month by examining the themes of Spirited Away through its characters. Perhaps not unexpected from Miyazaki and the movie considered by many to be his highest achievement, Spirited Away has a lot to tell us about the human condition through its bath house denizens,… Read More TangleCast 63: The Characters of Spirited Away