Welcome to the next installment of Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I will be leading the discussion this time around for a series that quickly caught my interest once I started reading it: Infinite Dendrogram! Available digitally from J-Novel Club, this is one of several light novel series about a VRMMO (a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 5: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 1
I love shows about adoption. I’ve already written several blog posts about the subject in anime, and even in recent years, shows on the subject have continued to be some of my favorites. So naturally, when last season provided a show about a yakuza guy who ends up adopting a girl with psychic powers from… Read More Hinamatsuri’s Imperfect Adoption
Karen Aijo is a student at Seisho Music Academy, where she and several other students are studying and training to become skilled musical actors. She has trouble waking up in the morning and is nowhere near the top of the class, but she loves musical theater and wants to fulfill a promise she made with… Read More First Impressions: Revue Starlight
Two years after Yuuto Suou was summoned to the Earth-like, Norse mythology-based world of Yggdrasil, he has managed to rise to the position of patriarch of the Wolf Clan. Using military and negotiation strategies from his original world stored on his smartphone, and with the help of the superhuman Einherjar Felicia and Sigrun by his… Read More First Impression: The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar
Chio is your typical below-average high school girl who loves playing video games and hates standing out. Her love of video games sometimes gets her in trouble when she stays up all night playing them, then finds herself running late for school… and when the shortcut that will still get her to school on time… Read More First Impressions: Chio’s School Road
You know what? I really love fictional characters. So this post is more of a fun analysis of fictional characters in all works than any sort of an analysis of moral or Christian themes in a particular show. Why? Because if we get to a point where we only judge the value of a story… Read More Characters: Likable, Interesting, or Relatable?
Of all the new shows this season, the one I did not expect to love as much as I did is the baseball manga adaptation Major 2nd. I never saw the first Major series (not that I wouldn’t like to but with over 150 episodes and no legal streams, it’ll be hard) and while I… Read More Major 2nd and Being a “Second”