Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 15th through 21st! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you among the lucky ones to procure… Read More Doki Doki News: PS5 Sales, the Shirobako Movie, and Kishimoto to Boruto!
The last of our new set of teams brings your their first recording of our rebooted TangleCast! David, Peter, and Marcelo of Team FtK (For the King) take a look at the most popular anime of the last several years, My Hero Academia, and discuss why it works so well. What makes it like the… Read More TangleCast 38: Examining My Hero Academia and its Place in Shounen
The TangleCast returns, and kicking our new rotational format off is Team Trinity, featuring @vintageinmyveins and her partners, Aric and London! In the first episode of the relaunched TangleCast, the group jumps right into the most basic question of all: what is anime? As they dig into all that question entails, both on the surface… Read More TangleCast 36: A Philosophy of Anime
Hey, otaku! As I’m sure you know, a week from today the NFL kicks off the opening day of its annual draft, in which college players from around the country are selected to play professional football. I’m kidding of course—I know that you had no idea that it was next week. Most of you probably… Read More Join Us Live for Our Anime Draft!
Back in the old days, when we all used to watch that one anime about Boruto’s dad, we met a character named Itachi Uchiha. He is one who gave the audience quite the set of mixed emotions. Itachi was introduced as a villain. A black coat, malicious eyes, and purple nail polish completed the “bad… Read More Itachi’s Legacy is Sarada Uchiha
Anime and manga are increasingly being studied at an academic level. Although I’ve never entered the world of academia myself, much less studied anime at that level, I’ve had the good fortune of meeting folks who have, taking a class long ago with Dr. Susan J. Napier and grabbing coffee with Brian Ruh, who once… Read More Take an Anime Survey and Enter to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card
Beneath the Tangles has undergone many changes since it first began in 2010, not least of which is in what media we explore with our site. While this blog will always center on writing, media has become more and more a part of what we also develop and post. To meet these needs, I’m putting… Read More Call for New Staff: Artists, Designers, and Bloggers
This season, the Beneath the Tangles team decided to do something a little differently. Instead of asking every staff member for a number of detailed reviews, we are asking each staff member who watched new anime during the Spring 2017 two questions: What was the biggest surprise of this season for you? What was your… Read More Spring 2017 Anime Thoughts
Here’s this month’s look at fan art from, Pixiv, the Japanese artist site! If you’d like to see a plethora more illustrations, follow our Tumblr account, which focuses primary on fan art. Enjoy! — All illustrations posted with permission or posted from artists who allow reprints. Links given below: Uchiha family (art by 一锅玄哥) Draco… Read More Pixiv Round-up: June 2017
I love fan-created works, and especially fan art. Pixiv, a site that brings Japanese artists together to display their manga-style works, similar as to how Deviant Art does the same for English-speaking artists, is one of my favorite site featuring fan art. There’s something about anime (and lots of other forms of media) that speak… Read More May 2017 Pixiv Round-up: Grand Order, April Lies, and Academia Heroes