A Garden of Words in the Journey of Your Life

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

And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection is… The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Vol. 1)

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)

Anime Memories 2018

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.

Battle Angel Alita, Volume 3: Playing Motorball

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