The second meeting of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club has officially begun! We’re already doing something a big different with this session. Last time, we stayed with the tried and true by starting with a classic light novel, but today, we’re trying out Walking My Second Path in Life, a series published by… Read More BtT Light Novel Club, Chapter 2: Walking My Second Path in Life! (Volume 1)
For our second Light Novel Club selection, we’re reading Walking My Second Path in Life!, a charming little story about a neglected princess who is married off, along with her sister, to a neighboring king who them virtually imprisons her. However, Fie, the titular princess, decides to take this opportunity to start life anew as… Read More Light Novel Club Kindling: Where Would You Have Changed Course?
Walking My Second Path in Life! Never heard of it? Well, the franchise doesn’t have an anime and it doesn’t have an English publication in book form. But what it does have is an interesting premise (taken from J-Novel Club): Fie, first princess of Daeman, finds herself isolated and stranded in the foreign Kingdom of… Read More And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection Is…
Welcome to the opening meeting of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! Today, we’ll be discussing our first selection, Spice and Wolf, a “classic” among light novels. Your host today is me—TWWK—and joining us are Frank, Annalyn, Teresa Christina, and YOU. Please chime in with your thoughts below, and feel free to use our… Read More BtT Light Novel Club, Chapter 1: Spice and Wolf (Volume 1)
Our first Light Novel Club discussion is fast approaching, landing on April 6th (mark it on your calendars), but I couldn’t wait to just touch on one little quote from volume one of Spice and Wolf, the selection for this “chapter” of the club: The pleasure of nostalgia is never without its companion, loneliness. A… Read More Light Novel Club Kindling: Nostalgia and Wolf
Although the focus on our site is anime, our staff loves to dive into other types of Japanese media, like games, visual novels, and live-action films. And now, we’re jumping into another anime-related medium: the light novel! Throughout this year, a group of us will be reading through light novels and discussing them. We invite… Read More BtT Light Novel Club, PROLOGUE: Let’s Spice Things Up