We’re super excited this season for the return of Laid-back Camp, the peaceful and funny series about camping girls. The first episode of season two put us into the past, showing ace camper Rin Shima (“Shimarin”) on her very first solo camping adventure, several years prior to the current day. This piece of fanart helps… Read More Fanart Friday: Shimarin’s First Laid-Back Camping Trip
Last week, our writer and Facebook manager, Samuru, led our Instagram followers in our first live-stream prayer meeting, a response to requests from some of you for us to get together and pray for the country as it goes through these difficult times. We did that, but we also prayed for the world at large… Read More Join us on Saturday for a Live Stream Prayer Time
Fly Me to the Moon (Tonikawa), Vol. 3 Season one of Tonikawa may be complete, but Fly Me to the Moon, the manga on which its based, is continuing to roll out, and it remains superior to the show in virtually every facet. Volume three, released yesterday, focuses on Tsukasa and Nasa’s trip to visit his… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Komi Can’t Communicate, Love Me Love Me Not, and the Fly Me to the Moon
Have you watched Weathering with You? Another fine film by Makoto Shinkai, it centers on “sunshine girl” Hina, who has the ability to control the rain. Of course, romance, tears, and Shinto-influenced supernatural events follow. GKIDS, the film’s distributor, announced this week that it’s now available for streaming on HBO Max, and we are all… Read More Fanart Friday: Weathering with Hina
The winter 2021 anime season feels a bit like life in general: Things are starting to get back to normal. Many delayed series are finally airing both among the host of sequels about to stream and brand new shows as well. And so, as usual, that means there are anime we think we’ll know, whether… Read More Winter 2021 Anime First Impressions
Happy New Year, Readers! I’m excited to start 2021 on Beneath the Tangles by announcing a new ministry aimed at carrying out our mission to share our love for Christ and passion for anime specifically to individuals with disabilities. We’ve written a number of articles in the past related to disabilities, but are now furthering… Read More A New Year and a New Ministry: Anime and Disability
ZU Tiles: Hime is a recently-released strategic tile placement game featuring anime-style art. Based on the Chinese Zodiac, the game is easy to learn and fits a wide range of players—beginners and experienced; young and old; those who like strategic gaming or those who like battles. I’ve been captivated by the beautiful artwork developed for… Read More The Anime-Style Art of ZU Tiles: Hime
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will… Read More Merry Christmas!
Look Into My Eyes (One Shot) Look Into My Eyes is a one-shot manga about an idol group on the verge of disbanding. While it appears that most of the members are ready to move on to bigger and better things, one of them can’t let go, and in the early pages of the manga… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: December 2020
One of the classics of Christmas anime is Toradora, and we timed our watch parties so that we’ll be watching the Christmas arc this week! Come join Chickennuggee as she hosts episodes 17-19 of the classic series and chats with you! Our stream will be this Wednesday, December 23rd at 7pm Central / 8pm ET.… Read More Let’s Stream the Toradora Christmas Episodes!