Hey fam! We realize that it’s a weird time. So many of us otaku and gamers are introverts, but even so, it’s easy to get bored and stir crazy when you’re inside literally all day, every day. We’re looking for ways to help engage and entertain you during this time, and one way we’ll be… Read More Quarantined and Bored? Come Join us on Twitch!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of March 22nd through 28th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you excited for SINoALICE and Re: ZERO?… Read More Doki Doki News (Week of March 22 -28)
Twwk: Today’s guest post was submitted by sleepminusminus, whom you can find on Twitter. It’s a wonderful read—I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I did! I love slice-of-life anime. If I’m honest, it’s because slice-of-life is cute. But if I’m being more reflective, it’s probably because slice-of-life delights in small moments. Grand, cinematic,… Read More Finding Yourself in Hyouka’s Small Moments
On Beneath the Tangles, we celebrate two Christian holidays with special fervor: Easter and Christmas. As we take a look back at the ten years of this ministry, and with Easter 2020 fast approaching, it felt like an excellent time to throw back to Holy Weeks past and the topics we discussed each year. 2011:… Read More Throwback Thursday: Holy (Anime) Week!
We kicked off the first match of the Final Four (My Hero Academia vs. Kimi ni Todoke) on Monday, and today we have match two to determine who will move on to the championship round next week! Voting closes on the blog at 7:00 a.m. ET tomorrow, but remember, you can also vote through our Facebook, Twitter,… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Quarterfinal Results and Final Four, Match 2 (Demon Slayer vs. Kakegurui)
NCAA March Madness, in a normal 2020, would have made it through its first two rounds last week. But in the absence of basketball, our own March Madness tourney has taken up the slack, and I gotta say, it’s been an exciting ride as well! Here are the results of last week’s quarterfinal round: (1)… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Quarterfinal Results and Final Four, Match 1 (My Hero Academia vs. Kimi ni Todoke)
Puella Magi Madoka Magica was a tortuous series: It took viewers into the darkest night before pulling out a hopeful, if heartbreaking, ending. Magia Record from the very beginning sought to emulate PMMM, but much like the deviations that Anno took in the second Rebuild film, this one doesn’t go quite as deep into the… Read More Madoka Side Story Magia Record, Episode 12: Friends and Choices
Good morning! If you’re like me, I’m sure you all have been inundated by updates from various organizations through this time of pandemic. I don’t want to add to the pile, but I feel it necessary to let our readers know that we’re here for you during this time. After all, part of our very… Read More Loving God and Loving the Otaku Community Through COVID-19
★ 【Glycan】 「雨音」 ☆ ✔ republished w/permission
As we celebrate our tenth anniversary on Beneath the Tangles, we want to take some time each month to look into the past, not only to commemorate our ten years, but also to see where we were and how far we’ve come as a site and collectively as anime fans. For most months this year,… Read More 10 Year Retrospective, Month #3: Throwback to March 2012