The 2021 winter season is just ahead of us and it can’t get here any sooner to help us move on from a rough 2020. Not that 2020 didn’t bring us great shows like Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na! (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and hyped sequels like Re:Zero, but I’m looking forward… Read More Winter 2021 Anime Season Preview
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of September 20th through 26th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you planning to purchase the PS5 this… Read More Doki Doki News: Bye Bye Beastars, a Winter Launch for Attack on Titan, and a Sword Art Online Progressive Anime
When it comes to anime and light novels, you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting an isekai series or six. Countless stories spanning many genres have used the person-travels-to-another-world premise. To borrow language from the infamous TV Tropes, the isekai concept has been played straight, played with, inverted, subverted, parodied, deconstructed, reconstructed, and more.… Read More The World Is Not Enough: Isekai and the Hope for More
As the leader of the Light Novel Club and an avid light novel reader, I naturally have to face the question: just how much do I like the novels I’ve read? And to answer that question, why not do the hottest thing on the Internet for ranking how much you like stuff: a tier list?… Read More My Light Novel Tier List! (May 2020 Edition)
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of January 13th through the 19th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes, like the one we dropped earlier this… Read More Doki Doki News for the Week of January 20th – 26th
Welcome to the special Reader’s Choice edition of the Light Novel Club! This was a great chance for each of us to pick our own novel to read, and it looks like we all had quite a few thoughts on our choices. So without further ado, let’s dive into our books! Jeskai Angel’s choice: Log Horizon… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 15: Readers’ Choice
For our next light novel club meeting, we’re going to be doing something a little different. Instead of one light novel volume, we’re going to discuss many. Our light novel club members—President stardf29, Vice Prez Jeskai Angel, and me, the secretary, are each going to read different novels, first volumes of a series we haven’t… Read More Our Next Light Novel Selection is…Your Choice!
Over the last year I have been getting quite a bit into light novels. This led to me making a New Year’s resolution at the start of 2019 to read at least 100 novel volumes in the year. For the purpose of this challenge, any kind of novel counts towards the 100, not just light… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 10.5: A 100-Novel Challenge & Q&A!
Welcome to the next installment of Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I will be leading the discussion this time around for a series that quickly caught my interest once I started reading it: Infinite Dendrogram! Available digitally from J-Novel Club, this is one of several light novel series about a VRMMO (a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 5: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 1
The year is almost at an end, and with it, the fall anime season. As usual, we’ll be rating the anime we watched this past season along with a short review of our thoughts. Today will just be me, Kaze, but Japes will join me for the second half tomorrow. Overall, it was a really good season.… Read More Fall Anime 2014 Review (Part 1/2)