Here it is. My very first post. My So-Called Virtual Life “My So-Called Virtual Life,” discussing men bringing the digital girlfriends they’ve developed through the Love Plus dating game on real life vacations, posted on September 12th, 2010—ten years ago this coming Saturday. At the time, I didn’t think Beneath the Tangles would be exclusively… Read More Throwback Thursday: Ready Post One
Our Development Director, Ceci, has been pulling double duty lately by also hosting Toradora watch parties for us. We’re through the first four episodes and it’s been a great fun! We watch the episodes together and chat away, getting each other’s points of view about particular scenes and positing various theories and opinions. We’re moving… Read More The Lady, or the Taiga?
Tormented his whole life by people poking fun at his unusual name, Nasa Yuzaki has poured all his energy into becoming a nationally recognized student. And now, he’s on the cusp of attending a highly ranked high school, but Nasa’s teacher reminds him that life doesn’t always go as planned. Cue a beautiful girl who… Read More Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 1
It’s on! And it’s Ami! Our next Toradora watch party is scheduled for this Wednesday, September 9th at 7pm Central / 8pm ET! Come join Chickennuggee as she hosts episodes 5 and 6 of the classic series and chats with you as we stream. We’ll post the link shortly before airtime on our watch party… Read More Watch Episodes 5 and 6 of Toradora with us on Wednesday!
A very important theme I’ve never focused on when writing some several dozen articles about Oregairu is heavily emphasized in this episode. It’s also part of the series title. When Oregairu (My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong As I Expected) begins, Hikki is without a club, without friends, without prospects. He’s wasting away his youth.… Read More Oregairu Season 3 (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU CLIMAX), Episode 9
Do you love your father? Does your father love you? For many of us, the answer to those questions is a given: Yes, of course. But for others, the answer is complex, revealing relationships fraught with complications; or it may simply be a resounding no. Absence, abuse, neglect, adultery, divorce, and so many other actions… Read More Every Father Loves His Son
The final panels of Love Me, Love Me Not (Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare) volume three weren’t merely a tease; the entirety of volume four deals with the repercussions of the striking and perhaps alarming kiss between Rio and Akari. As expected due to the constant attention she’s put into developing their brother-sister relationship, as well… Read More Review: Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 4
Episode eight of Oregairu’s final season speeds us through some of the light novel material as it wraps up planning for the dummy prom and moves us even a few steps beyond that. The computer club creates a nice website for Hikki’s prom, and with some help from Haruno, he realizes that Yukino’s mother isn’t… Read More Oregairu Season 3 (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU CLIMAX), Episode 8: You Win
Our second watch party is coming this weekend! Come watch episodes three and four of Toradora with us this Saturday on Amazon Prime. We had great fun last time, and hope you’ll jump in on the fun. Here’s the info: Our next watch party Time / date: Saturday, August 29th (4pm ET) Episodes: 3 and… Read More Toradora Watch Party on Saturday!
Based on your votes, Twwk is spending the upcoming weeks watching BNA: Brand New Animal, Mob Psycho 100, and A Place Further Than the Universe, three series he’d never picked up or barely started, and continuing with one show he made it a third of the way into before stalling, Vinland Saga. He’ll watch several… Read More Watch ‘Til I Drop: Yorimoi and a Good Immaturity