The TangleCast returns, and kicking our new rotational format off is Team Trinity, featuring @vintageinmyveins and her partners, Aric and London! In episode one of the relaunched TangleCast, the group jumps right into the most basic question of all: what is anime? As they dig into all that question entails, both on the surface and… Read More TangleCast 36: A Philosophy of Anime
Phantasy Star IV is the platonic ideal of the JRPG. Dragon Quest may have laid the foundations for the genre, and a lot of Final Fantasy entries have certainly pushed it further, but PSIV is the one I’d point to if someone wanted a sample of what it was all about. It’s got satisfyingly crunchy… Read More Phantasy Star IV and Ultimate Explanations
That’s right folks—the TangleCast is back! After going on haitus a couple years ago, the Beneath the Tangles podcast is returning and with a unique format. Rotating among three teams, the TangleCast will be making its illustrious comeback (hype set to “on”) in the coming weeks. Here are your new hosts: Team Trinity: Comprised of… Read More The TangleCast Strikes Back!
In psychology, the ego is responsible for one’s sense of identity. In our everyday speech, we use it to describe self-worth or self-importance. As Serial Experiments Lain comes to a close, layer 13, entitled, “Ego,” centers on those ideas. Lain must decide both what her identity is and where it is she places her importance—her… Read More Serial Experiments Lain Revisited: Episode 13 (Conclusion)
All but a couple series have premiered this fall 2018 anime season (and some have aired their second or even third episodes), and…well, it’s an interesting season. There are going to be tons and tons of eyes glued to the final season of Fairy Tail, the new season of Sword Art Online, and other returning… Read More First Impression Summer 2018 Wrap-Up
Since it’s release, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has mesmerized fans of the series with its innovative gameplay and engaging story, and a significant part of that reaction has been because of the character of Zelda herself, packing a few surprises as she’s once again reinvented. She is also voiced in English… Read More Interview with Patricia Summersett, the Voice of Zelda
There a moment in episode two of Goblin Slayer when the title character describes the horrors of goblins ransacking a village, apparently remembering his own experience: An example would be if your older sister was attacked, tormented, made a plaything, then killed. Let’s say you witnessed all this, from start to finish in hiding as… Read More Goblin Slayer and Silenced Hope