I had the pleasure of reading Spy x Family, vol. 1, thanks to the dynamic duo of VIZ and Twwk. At first blush, it’s a normal (?) family: a father, a mother, and a six-year-old girl. But one of them is a spy, one is an assassin, and one is a psychic, and two of… Read More Spy x Family x Random Thoughts
Wakana Gojo is a shy high school boy with a passion for sewing clothing for hina dolls. Marin Kitagawa is a popular girl who is very interested in jumping into cosplay, but isn’t capable of making costumes. The crossing of their interests and the relationship that develops from it forms the basis of the manga… Read More Newman’s Nook: Don’t be a Doormat
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)
I have a habit of sometimes drowning myself in nostalgia, which inevitably leads to regret—nothing serious, but even at my age I’ll entertain the thought, “I wish I could have lived [insert period of life] all over but as I am now instead of as who I was then.” We all make mistakes, but there… Read More Blue Flag, Vol. 1: Between Kids and Adults
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of May 17th through 23rd! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you reading Fire Force? Who is your… Read More Doki Doki News: Asuka and ACNH at First and Fire Force Near the End
We’re always looking for opportunities to connect with our readers and viewers, but particularly through this time where so many of us are stuck at home. One way we started doing that was through Twitch streams, where some of our writers and other volunteers began to get to know you on a different platform and… Read More Join Beneath the Tangles and our Staff on Twitch
Time Paradox Ghostwriter is a new manga series from author Kenji Ichima and artist Tsunehiro Date that began this week in Shonen Jump. The premise is super simple: A young mangaka’s microwave pumps out copies of Weekly Shonen Jump from 10 years in the future. Wait. Let me take a step back. The first chapter… Read More Manga First Impression: Time Paradox Ghostwriter
Last week, we asked you to help decide the anime finalists for a special project we’re doing with voice actress and ADR director, Caitlin Glass. Well, the votes are in, and it’s down to the final four! Go to Caitlin’s Twitter account to vote for which anime she’ll be watching and reviewing for us! Here’s… Read More Final Voting for the Anime Caitlin Glass Will Review for Us!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of May 10th through 16th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you excited about a new Paper Mario… Read More Doki Doki News: Animal Crossing Manga Horizons, Origami Mario, and 36 Minutes of Miyazaki
Beneath the Tangles continues to expand, both in the quality of work our volunteers are creating as we seek to share our passion for anime, manga, and light novels, and in how we reach out to our audiences. So it’s hard to imagine that there was a time when we almost shut our doors for… Read More Throwback Thursday: Annalyn, Kaze, and Japes Strike Back!