Looking for action? Boy, do we ever you have covered. Copious amounts of gun-blasting and sword-wielding battles fill the volumes of manga and light novels this week. But fear not, romance lovers! There’s room in some of these adventure works for some lovey-dovey material as well, and we review several straight-up romance series, including the… Read More Reader’s Corner: Sakura Saku (Vol. 1), Helck (Vol. 6), and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 10)
New series we’re covering this week include a historical and science fiction retelling of “The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter” from the mangaka behind Spy x Family and the story of a supervillain who loves pandas! We also have reviews of ongoing or completed series, including the latest releases of Villains Are Destined to Die… Read More Reader’s Corner: Blade of the Moon Princess (Vol. 1), Like a Butterfly (Vol. 2), and Villains Are Destined to Die (Vol. 4)
Happy 4th of July! While we aren’t featuring any Independence Day-specific series today, many of our light novel and manga reviews do touch on the idea of freedom—freedom from physical constraints (Re:Zero), including those within a game setting (Alice in Borderland, Sword Art Online, Gods’ Games We Play), and the shackles that being introverted or… Read More Reader’s Corner: Like a Butterfly, Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible, and Sword Art Online Progressive: Scherzo of Deep Night
Are you a dog person or a cat person? Hey, we don’t discriminate here on Beneath the Tangles and to prove it, this week we’re reviewing manga that focuses on both beloved spieces! But that’s not all we’re reading—there are plenty of romance volume reviews below as well as a couple of hero series we’re… Read More Reader’s Corner: Ima Koi (Vol. 6), Even Dogs Go to Other Worlds (Vol. 1), and Villains Are Destined to Die (Vol. 3)
Before there was Chainsaw Man, there was Mermaid Rhapsody, Little Sister’s Elder Sister, and Tatsuki Fujimoto other one-shots. We look at another collection of his early manga today, along with series about cute would-be couples, surviving the zombie apocalypse, an assassin charged with killing isekai’d humans for the church, and much more! Hit the links… Read More Reader’s Corner: The Eminence in Shadow (Vol. 6), Dandadan (Vol. 3), and Love’s in Sight! (Vol. 1)
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of January 22nd through 28th! Check out the latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Were you surprised by the lack of… Read More Doki Doki News: Fire Emblem Engage Tops the Charts and the Kaguya-sama Movie in Theaters on Valentine’s Day!
Hankering for some horror? We got it. Kaiju or demons run amok? We have that, too. How about coming-of-age romance? We’ve got you covered. Post-apocalyptic adventure? Sure, come on in! Whatever you’re in the mood in, it seems, our reviewers have got something for you (or for you to avoid) this week. Welcome to Reader’s… Read More Reader’s Corner: Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 5), No Longer Heroine (Vol. 2), and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 5)