What could an anime zombie comedy possibly have to tell us about work, burnout, and joy? Plenty, as it turns out! Paris, Tyler, Mike, and Eryn watched the first two episodes of Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead and came away with a lot of thoughts, I tell ya, about this fun and thoughtful… Read More Tangle x Cast 21: Of Zombies, Burnout, and Bucket Lists
Do you become anxious in social situations? It may surprise you to learn that even our very gregarious podcasters have experienced the same (and still do sometimes). This week, Paris, Tyler, Mike, and Eryn explore social anxiety and the characters that resemble how they feel in or react to social situations. Come join us! Introduction… Read More Tangle x Cast 19: Our Social Anxiety Anime Characters
One of this year’s most stunning anime episodes featured Akane Kurokawa, a young actress character in Oshi no Ko, being torn to shreds on social media for slapping a castmate on a reality show and mirroring a real-life situation involving wrestler Hana Kimura. It brought up so many questions and thoughts for our team that… Read More Tangle x Cast 18: Hana Kimura, Akane Kurokawa, and Responding to Social Media Criticism
Would you believe that not all our podcasters have seen Spy x Family? For shame! We had to correct that—after all, the series was not only one of our top anime of 2022, but it also won our AniMarch Madness tournament this year! Ithileryn joins Mike, Paris, and Tyler once again as the team digs… Read More Tangle x Cast 14: Spy x Family Moments (Season 1)
Disappointment is a part of everyday life. We know this, but that doesn’t make it any easier when a person we trust lets us down, the job we were counting on falls through, or the movie we’ve been looking forward to all year stinks. Still, can we do better than just sulk or rage when… Read More Tangle x Cast 13: Dealing with Disappointment
Long before Kazuma was sent to another world; long before Aqua lost her position as guiding goddess; and long before Darkness—well, Darkness was probably pretty much always the same—there was a time when Megumin was a student at the Crimson Demon Magic School. After seeing an amazing explosion sent forth by a mysterious woman, Megumin… Read More First Impression: Konosuba – An Explosion on This Wonderful World!
The arc that properly introduced us to the amazing cast of Naruto characters is still a great watch today, and not just because of its action and humor. The “Chunin Exams” arc of Naruto is filled with inspirational stories and even further, models of how one should be living out a life of faith. Paris,… Read More Tangle x Cast 12: Walking by Faith Through the Chunin Exams