TangleCast 35: The Final Fantasy Episode!

Celebrating the recent release of the 10-years-coming Final Fantasy XV,  podcast regulars JP (Japesland) and Casey (CutsceneAddict) join two of our resident Beneath the Tangles gamers, Michael (Samuru) and Josh (JoshW) to discuss the recent Final Fantasy hype as well as the games in the series that have had the biggest personal impact on us individually. As one of the most… Continue reading TangleCast 35: The Final Fantasy Episode!

TangleCast 34: Game – Kantoku-san 2/2

Continuing our game from two weeks ago (JP is a pathological liar), JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) finish questions 2 and 3 of "Kantoku-san." Missed part one of this  month's game series? It's not too late to give it a listen here! As always, every episode of The TangleCast will be covering a different topic, from anime… Continue reading TangleCast 34: Game – Kantoku-san 2/2

TangleCast 33: Not Your Typical Thanksgiving

Instead of celebrating Thanksgiving the boring, old-fashioned way, by sharing what we were most thankful for this year, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) break the mold by investigating the anime they were least thankful this year... and finding a reason why they are thankful they watched it! It's time to dig deep! What was your most disappointing… Continue reading TangleCast 33: Not Your Typical Thanksgiving

TangleCast 32: Game – Kantoku-san 1/2

Every few months, we like to take a couple weeks to play some interactive games. This time around, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) play a game of JP's own creation called "Kantoku-san." What if you were the kantoku of all anime studios in Japan? Listen in and post your own opinions in the comments below! As always,… Continue reading TangleCast 32: Game – Kantoku-san 1/2

TangleCast 31: Otaku Diet

After a serious two-week series on homosexuality, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) decided to take it easy by re-introducing one of our favorite features from our old podcast: Otaku Diet. Every one or two months, when we cover what otaku materials we're consuming, we'll be talking about the manga, anime, visual novel, light novel, or Japanese video game… Continue reading TangleCast 31: Otaku Diet

TangleCast 30: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 2/2)

  Concluding the two-part series on homosexuality in anime and the otaku world, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) apply the Christian worldview and mindset as they understand it to the descriptions and arguments presented in part one last week. Since Beneath the Tangles covers a multitude of denominations and beliefs within the scope of Christianity, we hope… Continue reading TangleCast 30: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 2/2)

TangleCast 29: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 1/2)

For the past several weeks, The TangleCast has covered a number of varying topics, but something that Beneath the Tangles uniquely brings to the aniblog community is its unique approach to religion, spirituality, and morality as it intersects with anime and otaku-dom. A topic we've been interested in tackling for months has been the world… Continue reading TangleCast 29: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 1/2)

TangleCast 28: Writing Episodically (Staff Feature: Lynna)

This week we officially kick off a new regular TangleCast special that features members of the Beneath the Tangles staff who don't normally appear on the podcast. To get things started, JP (Japesland) and Kaze chat with one of our longtime writers, Lynna, about a style of post in which she has accumulated significant experience: episodic articles. Over the… Continue reading TangleCast 28: Writing Episodically (Staff Feature: Lynna)

TangleCast 27: Fall 2016 Season Impressions (for real this time!)

Now that we've had a week of anime to tide us over, the TangleCast crew is back with a real impressions episode! What did the staff think of Yuri!!! on Ice and Vivid Strike? How about Nanbaka, which we expressed great interest in last week? Tune in for JP (Japesland), Jack (R86), and Kaze's conversation on these… Continue reading TangleCast 27: Fall 2016 Season Impressions (for real this time!)

TangleCast 26: Fall 2016 Season Impressions

You may be wondering what the BtT crew is thinking about the new anime season that just started... and this episode is probably going to keep you waiting! Okay, so the title of this week's episode might be a bit misleading... as we won't have a chance to record our real impressions until after everything… Continue reading TangleCast 26: Fall 2016 Season Impressions