Drip. Drip-drip. 10 AM and the promenade outside the convention center was already the equivalent of a baking sheet. Despite the conditions, fans lined up by the droves to pass through bag check and find air-conditioned refuge within. Drip-drip. Standing within the Priority queue alongside the building, the radiant heat seared, turning me into a… Read More Anime Expo 2018 Wrap-Up: Day 2
TR, the administrator of Golden Plume Press, an OEL manga firm, is covering Anime Expo 2018 for us! Check out his thoughts below and follow us on Twitter, as TR live tweets his way through all the ups and downs of this massive event. Yeahhhhh! A thunderous applause shook the ballroom as the next wave… Read More Anime Expo 2018 Wrap-Up: Day 1
Hey, fam! We’re super excited to have a presence at this year’s Anime Expo, one of the premiere anime conventions in America. We’ve always produced some convention content here on the blog, but over the past year we’ve delved deeper, conducting more interviews, posting more photos, and tweeting out more thoughts—and on that last note,… Read More Beneath the Tangles Will Be at Anime Expo!
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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
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 huge part of the wonderful experience of being an otaku is going to conventions! I am not new to the convention world. I’ve been to all sorts of conventions around the west coast and Hawaii and I’ve even given a few panels. But even after all that, I was not prepared for Sakuracon 2018… Read More How to Survive Sakura Con