Howdy! It’s MDMRN here filling in for TWWK this week on our journey through Battle Angel Alita. As we arrive at volume six, Alita has now given her time, skills, and freedom to a Zalemite organization. She surrendered her everything to this group, promising to use her considerable set of skills to help them with… Read More Battle Angel Alita, Volume 6: Seeking Freedom
I recently finished reading the Dragon Ball manga. Yes, I know, I’m nearly 35 years late on reading it…and I know Dragon Ball and its sequel series are a ubiquitous part of anime culture. Well, I’m just starting it, so bear with me… Anyway, early on in the manga, we’re introduced to a turtle hermit… Read More Newman’s Nook: Roshi the Pervert and the Hero
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.
Christmas is a fun holiday celebrated joyfully by Christians and non-Christians alike for the fun and togetherness it brings. This time of year helps us feel closer together as we come together during Christmas and New Years. We see this form of family and friendship togetherness in the Christmas customs around the world. In the… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 2: I Can’t Understand What My Husband is Saying
In the first completed arc of Fist of the North Star, Kenshiro’s primary enemy is Shin. Shin was a former friend of Kenshiro’s who, due to his obsession with Yuria, the latter’s fiance, turned on Kenshiro and gave him the seven scars upon his chest. Shin then used the power of the South Star style… Read More Newman’s Nook: King Shin, the Saul of the Post-Apocalypse
Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san (Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san) is a short-form anime series (11 minutes) about a bookseller named Honda-san who…has a skull face. He’s a skeleton and the other people who work at this book store are…not exactly human. They’re monsters of some kind and they are here to sell you books and, mostly manga. The first… Read More First Impression: Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san
With the Summer 2018 season now behind us, the staff at Beneath the Tangles has taken a look back at the season and I asked them the following questions: What was the biggest surprise of the Summer 2018 season? What was your favorite series? The team’s answers are below the fold: