Attending an anime convention is like turning a speaker up to 11. The noise of it all—emotional, mental, relational, and physical—can be so loud that it’s overwhelming and lead to extreme highs and lows. Add to that the sneaky tiredness that overtakes you by the end of the day and the high cost of these… Read More Catching Dreams, Catching Fish, and Catching Fire at Anime Matsuri
Another “Cosplay Beats,” but this time from Paris herself! I had the opportunity to represent our blog at a convention for the first time and it was a blast! Being at Anime Matsuri for the first time since shut down was a surreal experience. I was surprised to see so many people again. The cosplayers… Read More Cosplay Beats! Anime Matsuri 2021
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!
I didn’t get it. But I do now. As Eun-Ji encouraged the audience to participate in call and response with “L-O-V-E LUV,” I thought to myself, You’re trying so hard for a crowd that’s half-filled with people who don’t even know who you are—I really hope they’ll do this for you, Eun-Ji. By the end… Read More Apink is A+ at Anime Matsuri
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!
When I received a message from San Japan press staff informing us that we were approved for passes to the convention, my first thought was, “Didn’t that con already happen?” It hadn’t—it was a week or two away, but I’d forgotten that I applied as press for the convention. Thankfully, I was able to find… Read More Six Hours at San Japan
While anime conventions and anime blogging seem to be two neighbors on the same street, they’re drastically different culturally (though perhaps not unrelated on a spiritual level). Conventions are a brand new world for many of us, including myself and Annalyn, who recently attended her first con. But that’s an awesome thing for this blog,… Read More Interview with Mirei and Dancing Dolls R