Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of December 13th through December 19th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Looking forward to seeing live-action Yu Yu… Read More Doki Doki News: FGO Christmas, New Hosoda Film, and Live-Action YYH!
Because I’m a hopeless SAO fanboy, I’m writing about Sword Art Online‘s Christmas episode…again. I did so last year, and others have done the same three and five years ago. But I couldn’t let the chance to write more about SAO slip past me. To recap: In the third episode, “Red Nosed Reindeer,” Kirito joins… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 5: Sword Art Online
“You sent emissaries to John, and he testified to the truth. (…) He was a burning and shining lamp, and for a while you were content to rejoice in his light. But I have testimony greater than John’s. The works that the Father gave me to accomplish, these works that I perform testify on my… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 4: The Idolmaster
Rent-a-Girlfriend is a trainwreck of an anime—but not in a bad way. In fact, it’s a lot of fun, even if it’s often full of cringe, most of all because of Kazuya, the series protagonist whose libido is only matched by his lack of self-awareness. Desperate for a girlfriend, and particularly for Chizuru, the girlfriend… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 3: Rent-a-Girlfriend
Greetings everyone! Your Prodigious Cajun Samurai Josh here with my first contribution to the 12 Days of Christmas festivities! This is my first time participating in one of these since joining the Beneath the Tangles crew, and when our dear boss TWWK gave us the list, and I saw this show was one of the… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 2: Kodocha
[The LORD] determines the number of the stars; He gives to all of them their names. – Psalm 147:4, ESV When the psalmist wrote this verse a couple millenia ago, they probably had no idea how many stars there really were in the sky. Of course, they saw a lot of them, way more than enough… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 1: Asteroid in Love
What do you think of when you think “Christmas?” Santa Claus? Snow? Presents under the tree? Romantic dates, Christmas cake, and KFC? Wait…KFC? If the Colonel came to mind, you’re our kind of people. While we want to emphasize the holy meaning of the holiday, as expressed through the Advent season, we also want to… Read More The 12 Days of Christmas Anime
It’s two and a half weeks until Christmas, and a few more days from there until the new year. And we at Beneath the Tangles are super excited about celebrating with you all! Our 12 Days of Christmas Anime posts—where we count down the days until the 25th by talking about a specific Christmas episode… Read More Twwk and Eleven Arts Talk Holiday Anime LIVE This Friday!
The Eizouken girls will get it all done, Go, Ishigami! Go finish the run! Confidence men—even heists on the wing! These are a few of my favorite things Tea time with witches, you just can’t escape them, Love all the girls but wait, who is Rem? Stories of Sohmas and tears that they bring, These… Read More My Favorite (Anime) Things (2020)
A tradition as hallowed as the beach episode, and nearly as common, the Christmas anime episode is an opportunity to put anime boys and girls into festive (and often romantic) holiday situations. It works well for a variety of anime, particularly since Christmas mostly lacks the religious element that it has in the west, being… Read More Master List of Christmas Anime Episodes