In lieu of my usual attempts to wrest theological insights from video games, I thought that this time around I’d post a top five list of my favourite Final Fantasy titles, and use it to showcase some of my bad fan art. It’s a series I’ve been a big fan of since since my early… Read More The Top Five Final Fantasies
Welcome back to the Beneath the Tangles Top Five! It has been a while since we have done this, but once again, we are back with more lists of our favorite (or least favorite) things! While past lists have focused on anime and manga, this time we are looking at video games, which have been… Read More Top 5 (+Guest): Favorite JRPGs
Why do we love anime? That’s a question that probably isn’t easy to answer for most of us. There are so many wonderful aspects of the medium that draw us in – among other things, the animation, story lines, culture, characters, music, and voice acting. Though there are a lot of excellent actors here who… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Favorite Seiyuu
There’s a not-so-invisible chasm on the Internet between folks who tend to mostly watch popular series – such as those that air on American television – and viewers who watch a wider slate of shows. Unfortunately, I think the latter group sometimes comes off as snobby (oh, your favorite series is Naruto, huh?), even though… Read More Top 5 + Guest: 5 Best Popular Anime Series
I’m often asked to give recommendations for anime I think people should watch. While that’s a simple request, the answer is maybe a little more complicated for myself and our writers at Beneath the Tangles. We have series that we think are beneficial for our readers to watch; those that are both beneficial and entertaining;… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Best “Morally Gray” Anime
There are a lot of really great anime out there. There are a lot of really bad series, too. And then there’s that subset of anime that are held in high esteem, but don’t deserve all the praise or popularity that they receive. For our Top 5 + Guest post this month, we’re tackling those… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Most Overrated Anime
If you were to try to create an objective list of the greatest anime of all time, what would you put in the top five? Fullmetal Alchemist, perhaps? Mushi-shi? And would Spirited Away or Princess Mononoke be the Ghibli representative on the list? It’s an impossible task – there are so many great anime and it’s… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Five Best Anime EVER!