Doki Doki News for the Week of January 27th – February 2nd

Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of January 27th through February 2nd! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Attribution: Steins;gate live-action [ANN] One Piece live-action… Read More Doki Doki News for the Week of January 27th – February 2nd

Spring 2018 Thoughts

With the Spring 2018 season now behind us, the staff at Beneath the Tangles decided to take a look back at the season and I asked them the following questions: What was the biggest surprise of the Spring 2018 season? What was your favorite series? The team’s answers are below the fold:

Tu-tu-ru! Okarin and Mayuri’s Better-Than-Romance Friendship

If I learned anything from anime, it’s that a childhood friendship is basically an invitation to future romance. This is a truth gathered from Love Hina, Skip Beat, Nisekoi, and…just about every other anime in which there’s a road toward such a relationship.  But in the Steins;gate anime series, things work a little differently. While… Read More Tu-tu-ru! Okarin and Mayuri’s Better-Than-Romance Friendship

Beyond Broken: Rintaro Okabe and Loving When You Can’t

Steins;gate gets really good when one character dies…over and over and over again. I remember first watching Steins;gate and really finding it compelling, but it’s also notoriously slow: the moodiness of the colors, the unique personalities of the characters, the leisurely unfolding plot. And then it suddenly becomes incredibly engaging right at the point I… Read More Beyond Broken: Rintaro Okabe and Loving When You Can’t