Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of June 21st through 27th! 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 all the new video… Read More Doki Doki News: A Cyberpunk 2077 Anime and a Date for the Violet Evergarden Movie
Welcome back to the Light Novel Club! Before we begin, I would like to mention the official Beneath the Tangles Discord. We have a Light Novel Club channel there, where you can discuss light novels to your heart’s content! And for future Light Novel Club discussions, we might even ask some of our questions in… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 21: Infinite Dendrogram, Vol. 4
My social media feeds received news of a second season of My Next as a Villainess with near-universal praise. And why not? Season one was clever and funny, featuring a memorable, amusing, and sweet heroine (er, villainess). And after a ten episodes of a fairly predictable (if welcome) storyline, the season ended with a bang… Read More A Short Musing on Grace and Catarina Claes
Does what we do really matter? I don’t mean the big, profound actions we do from time to time, or our continual overtures to those most intimate to us. What I’m asking is, “Do the small, kind things we do really make a difference in the long run for others’ lives?” The most recent episode… Read More Let us Not Grow Weary of Being on the Cheer Squad
We have a treat for you on today’s TangleCast episode! As part of yearlong celebration of Beneath the Tangles’ tenth year, we brought back some of the original voices of the podcast, including its founder, Japes! He’s joined today by Casey, Kaze, and R86 as they share how anime has changed the direction of their… Read More TangleCast 79: The Throwback Episode
I’ve neither read the Fruits Basket manga nor watched the original anime series, but even without knowing the end of the story, I cannot help but believe that episode 10 of season two is the most central and important episode of the entire remake, for in it, the heroine of Fruits Basket confronts her enemy… Read More The Last Temptation of Tohru Honda
What begins as a whimsical way to become nearer her crush turns into a deeper examination of hurt and character in A Whisker Away, the latest film from prolific screenwriter Mari Okada, whose foray into youth romance includes Toradora, Vampire Knight, and Anohana. In fact, she’s been such a fixture for high school romance anime… Read More Review: A Whisker Away
I often receive questions from concerned viewers of anime who struggle with certain aspects of the medium, or in some cases, the entirety of it. On occasion, it feels appropriate to share that question with our broader audience, as well as my response. Here’s an example I recently received: Is it okay to watch Naruto… Read More Can a Christian Watch Naruto and Dragon Ball Z?
If you’ve been too cooped up at home to notice the rising temperatures outside, the fireflies and sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons should surely have made it known: Summer is here. And we want to know: What’s your favorite anime to watch during the summer and why? Maybe that means a series that takes… Read More What’s Your Favorite Summer Anime?
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of June 7th through June 13th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Will you be reading any of these… Read More Doki Doki News: Return of Re:Zero and A Promised Neverland Series