With our increasing coverage of anime conventions, I grew more and more excited about the granddaddy of them all, A-Kon, the oldest continually running one in the U.S. Typically, we go into cons with very specific purposes, preparing for panels we’ll host, interviews we’ll conduct, or other content we intend to generate. But as A-Kon… Read More Lessons in Humanity from A-Kon 29
I’ve been slowly working my way through Okami, another one of those older games that I heard a lot about but never got around to playing. Set in a vague, “once upon a time” point in Japan’s past, you play as the wolf goddess Ameratsu, who a century prior had helped defeat the serpent demon… Read More Okami and the Christian Artist
Not that long ago, I was in the field with a coworker of mine. She was talking about a recent trip she took to Japan. It was a cool conversation and touched on all the fun she had on the trip. She also started to discuss how she had recently gotten into anime. Her boyfriend… Read More Newman’s Nook: Evangelizing the Wrong Thing
While we’re apt to always focus on anime, the staff at Beneath the Tangles has an interest in all sorts of related media and events, including anime conventions. Recently, staff has attended Sakura-Con and Anime Matsuri, and this weekend, we’ll be at A-Kon in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. For those unaware, A-Kon is one of… Read More Beneath the Tangles is at A-Kon!
A few weeks ago, I asked the Beneath the Tangles community to choose an anime for me to watch this summer out of a group that I’ve been meaning to watch or which I had begun, but hadn’t finished. There were a few popular choices, but none more than the classic series (and winner three… Read More Finishing FMAB: Episode 45
In Black Clover 33, “To Help Someone Someday”, Asta and two companions battle to rescue a group of children from the nefarious mages who seek to extract their magic. One of his allies is a fellow young Black Bull, Gauche; the other is the old nun who cares for many of the kids in that… Read More The Nun and the Scientist: Upside-Down Values in Black Clover
While the anime season is past the midpoint and rapidly nearing its end (already!), viewers like me have settled into the shows that they’ll watch all the way through. That list for me includes a series I took a flyer on when it first premiered, but which has kept me entertained throughout: Golden Kamuy. The… Read More Eight Reasons Why You Should be Watching Golden Kamuy