Summertime means barbecues, fun at the beach, and of course, anime conventions! As we do most years, our staff is descending upon anime cons over these next few months. While we’re spying out a number of them, including Hyper Japan festival (London) in July and Crunchyroll Expo (San Jose) in August, we’ve confirmed a couple… Read More Our Staff is Attending Anime Conventions This Summer! What About You?
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of February 28th through March 6th! 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 hitting the theaters for… Read More Doki Doki News: Openings for Violet Evergarden and Evangelion, Closings for A-Kon and Anime Expo
One of Anime Expo 2019’s prime events was Aqours’ two-day concert. It was the group’s fourth appearance at the convention, and I was lucky enough to be part of an interview with some of the members and hear their thoughts regarding their return to America and roles in Aqours. The girls walked in and introduced… Read More Anime Expo 2019: Interview with Aqours
TR, the administrator of Golden Plume Press, an OEL manga firm, covered Anime Expo for us last year, and has some thoughts for this year’s convention as well from a very different perspective. I think maybe you’ve shared it in some sense, too, if not at conventions, through just the difficulties of relationship in all… Read More Lessons from AX: Forgiveness & Freedom
As we do each summer, Beneath the Tangles staff is hitting the road to visit several conventions across the U.S. We already brought you coverage from Fanime, and next week we’ll be going to Houston for Anime Matsuri! Guests at the convention include K-pop group, Apink; the voice behind Bakugou (My Hero Academia), Nobuhiko Okamoto;… Read More Beneath the Tangles is Headed to Anime Maturi, A-Kon, and Anime Expo!
As I left the Marriott, bound for the convention center for the final day, a deep sadness hit me. Day 4 already?! Everything had gone by so fast, a blur of halls, panels, queues, and screenings. Months of anticipation and excitement had yielded an intense anime and manga experience over the previous three days, which… Read More Anime Expo 2018 Wrap-Up: Day 4
Can’t… move… My S5’s alarm chime said otherwise. 8:30 AM. Beep-beep! Anime Expo Day 3. Beep-beep! Get going! Beep-beep! NOW! I… just… couldn’t. It felt as if every single muscle group in my legs were on strike. You could almost imagine them, Cells at Work! style, walking the line, complete with picket signs and megaphones.… Read More Anime Expo 2018 Wrap-Up: Day 3