Ken Usato is the most normal of high school boys, certainly not the type that would find himself buddying up with the school’s beautiful and smart kaicho, Suzume Inukama, or her pattern on the student council, the handsome and kind Kazuki Ryusen. But when rainstorm after school drags on and on, Usato finds himself borrowing… Read More First Impression: The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic
Midori Akita isn’t exactly living her best life. At age 27, after another miserable day of work, she drops dead—literally. But all is not lost because Midori is given a deal by God; he will resurrect her if she’s willing to help him out in the land of Asdyllon, where humans are persecuting creatures. And… Read More First Impression: Fluffy Paradise
The Boy and the Heron, Hayao Miyazaki’s first film in a decade, is both his most personal and the most ambitious in his venerated catalog. Delving into the historical fiction, fantasy, and sci-fi genres—those most familiar to Studio Ghibli—the director also adds a new element that’s erupted onto the landscape of anime and other feature… Read More Film Review: The Boy and the Heron
Last month, I connected with the amazing folks of Love Thy Nerd through a conference they organized with other partners called the Nerd Culture Ministry Summit. It was an amazing time of learning and connecting with others involved in the burgeoning field of nerd ministry. Yesterday, Love Thy Nerd posted a guest piece I wrote… Read More Reblog: Twwk Talks Frieren and Heaven
Our fall campaign ended last week, and I am so thankful to all of you who contributed during this time—and of course to all those who have donated to Beneath the Tangles over the years and are sustaining givers. I appreciate you all so much! Our one-time goal was to raise $250 and we were… Read More Thank You for Your Giving
There’s something a little off about two of the most devastating anime of recent years to have a joyous fanart piece like this, but 時島シクカ captures a bit of “what if” with his lovely illustration. And Nobara playing Power on the Switch? Just perfect! ★ 【時島シクカ // twitter】「 jjk x csm 」 ☆
Rascal does not dream of bunny girl senpai, but what about an anime figure of Mai Sakurajima in a Christmas bunny outfit? That’s exactly what we’re giving away, just in time for you to display her as part of your Christmas decor! You can enter by any or all of the following social media accounts:… Read More Contest: Rascal Does Not Dream of a Christmas Bunny Girl Figure Giveaway!