Throwback Thursdays: Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online began airing in 2012 . I was really excited for the show, but I wasn’t quite ready to get my hopes up after I had been so excited for Guilty Crown, which though pretty, wasn’t very good. I started watching the first episode. It was a bit slow until the climax, but… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Sword Art Online

Throwback Thursdays: Anohana

A few years back, I was hearing a lot of good comments about a few different anime: Steins Gate, Anohana, and Madoka Magica. Now of these my favorite is Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day. This series follows a group of childhood friends who are now high schoolers who have not gotten along since… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Anohana

Throwback Thursdays: Beneath The Tangles Writers Edition

In order to create diversity in opinions in this column, I frequently open the posts up to various guest writers and occasionally let you the readers decide what anime to review. This week we are trying something new. I opened the post to the Beneath The Tangles writers!!! And this week the post will be… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Beneath The Tangles Writers Edition

Throwback Thursdays: SKET Dance

SKET Dance is a former Shōnen Jump manga, that was adapted into an anime in 2011. This comedic series follows the mysterious school club known as SKET Dan, which functions practically as a “Helper’s Club.” The organization consists of three main characters who work together to help people who come to them with requests. The… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: SKET Dance

Throwback Thursdays: Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova –

At the start of the 2013 fall anime season, I was looking at different synopses for different series. One that seemed interesting to me was for a series called Arpeggio of Blue Steel: Ars Nova. The description didn’t sound great, but the ship designs looked cool. When the first episode came out, I watched it,… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova –

Throwback Thursdays: Samurai 7

Samurai 7 is based on the Japanese film Seven Samurai (Shinchinin no Samurai), produced by the legendary film director Akira Kurosawa, the difference being that Samurai 7 takes the period action and drama of Seven Samurai and throws it into a into a mix of science-fiction, diesel-punk, and historical-ish timeline that feels like the anime… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Samurai 7

Throwback Thursdays: Gundam 00

The first anime I fell in love with was Code Geass, but shortly after that another show captured my attention. It is called Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (sounded out as Gundam Double Oh). Gundam 00 is in many ways a standard Gundam series. The story takes place in an alternate timeline in the future, as… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Gundam 00

Throwback Thursdays: Bakuman。

This week, I have the honor of talking about my number one favorite media series. The reason I say it like that is because I originally fell in love with the Bakuman manga as it was being serialized, and it wasn’t till a few weeks ago that I was able to get ahold of the… Continue reading Throwback Thursdays: Bakuman。

TBT Readers Choice Winner: Natsume Yuujin-Cho

A month ago, TWWK offered all of the readers on this blog the opportunity to decide what anime you wanted me to review. I am stunned at the result. I never imagined that Natsume Yuujin-Cho would win, especially against Sword Art Online. Well anyway, prepare yourselves as I am about to begin. Natsume Yuujin-Cho (aka… Continue reading TBT Readers Choice Winner: Natsume Yuujin-Cho