I watched a couple episodes of That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime, which is, as it says on the tin, a story about a guy who dies and comes back to life as a slime in an alternate fantasy dimension—you know, the lowest level of monster you might bump into in a Dragon… Read More On Reincarnated Slimes and Eating
Most relationships we’ll have in life are temporary—impermanent and fleeting. We’re separated from friends, acquaintances, and colleagues by life changes, job offers, tragedy, and barriers that we sometimes raise ourselves. Makoto Shinkai, the famed animator, explores the ideas of distance and separation in all of his films, usually with a trace of sadness if not… Read More A Garden of Words in the Journey of Your Life
Hello, everyone! This is stardf29 here, and from here on out I will be the leader of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I have been enjoying light novels a lot this past year, and I have especially enjoyed sharing in that love through the Light Novel Club, so I am very thankful for… Read More And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection is… The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Vol. 1)
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.
This is what I’ve been waiting for. Volume three of Battle Angel Alita transfers the action from the streets of the Scrapyard to the famed world of Motorball, a psychedelic, cybernetic version of roller derby, where broken bones are traded for obliterated limbs, and concussions for splattered brains. After Yugo’s apparent death, a despondent Alita… Read More Battle Angel Alita, Volume 3: Playing Motorball
Welcome to another edition of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! With it being the holiday season, I gave our club a break and decided to approach a novel on my own (which gave me the chance to read a book that probably no one else on staff wanted to read anyway!). Having read… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 7: True Tenchi Muyo! Volume 2 (Yosho)
2018 is waning and 2019 is coming near as I type. It is also a few days before Christmas as I type, though you will no doubt be reading these words after Christmas. I am planning on travelling with friends over Christmas, and hope you enjoyed your time over Christmas as well. Meanwhile, I have… Read More Ask Sensei: Happy 2019 Edition