In 2017, Lerche produced a remake of Kino’s Journey, focusing on both some of the stories animated in 2003 version and others from the light novel series that weren’t. Beautifully animated, the series continued to do what the franchise does best: Make viewers consider the value of community and what it is that makes us… Read More TangleCast 69: Relativism and Goodness in Kino’s Journey
As Beneath the Tangles grows, we want to not only be your destination for anime, manga, and light novel analysis, but a platform for all things anime. Toward that end, in 2019 we continued to develop the TangleCast to provide an anime podcast for your listening ears, and also continued to expand our Anime Pop… Read More Introducing Doki Doki News, Your New Anime News Source!
This Christmas, why not give the gift of anime? At least that’s what we thought while putting together our own Secret Santa exchange! Tune in to see what Holly, Peter, David, and our editor, Marcelo, “gifted” each other as our members watched through recommended anime they hadn’t seen before. Twwk hosts this wintry episode of… Read More TangleCast 67: Secret Santa
Peter, David, Holly, and our editor, Marcelo, are taking a well-earned break from recording TangleCast episodes, but they’re still hard at work behind the scenes! We have two episodes coming up in December, both with a Christmas flavor. While the topic of the episode that drops on Christmas Eve is a surprise, the one that… Read More Be an Anime Secret Santa for the TangleCast!
One Piece: Stampede, the latest movie in the series, hits North American theaters beginning this Thursday (October 24th), and in this episode of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly give you their spoiler-free thoughts on the film! Join the One Piece fanatics (well, two super fans and one…not so much) as they discuss the franchise’s… Read More TangleCast 65: One Piece Stampede
The new season of fall anime has arrived, and the TangleCast has got you covered! David, Peter, and Holly run through the slate of popular returning series this season, as well as a number of the new ones that piqued their interest. Come take a listen as you figure out what to try (and what… Read More TangleCast 64: Fall 2019 Anime Preview
For episode 63, David, Peter, and Holly join in on Ghibli Month by examining the themes of Spirited Away through its characters. Perhaps not unexpected from Miyazaki and the movie considered by many to be his highest achievement, Spirited Away has a lot to tell us about the human condition through its bath house denizens,… Read More TangleCast 63: The Characters of Spirited Away
Because of some technical difficulties that prevented our Spotify listeners from tuning in, we’re reposting this episode from a week or two back. No changes for our iTunes, blog, and Sticher listeners. But stayed tuned, because tomorrow we’ll have a new episode, just in time to catch the end of Ghibli Month! Back from a… Read More REPOST—TangleCast 62: Too-Perfect Tanjirou
Back from a well-deserved summer break, Peter, David, and Holly return with a focus on the one series that all three are currently watching—Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba! As they jump into the anime, one particular theme arises: the character development of the series protagonist, Tanjirou Kamado. Is he admirable? Or is he unrealistic in… Read More TangleCast 62: Too-Perfect Tanjirou
Even before this season’s remake, Fruits Basket was firmly set as a special series in anime / manga history, but the 2019 series has been so good that an entirely new generation of fans are now finding the show, including Team FtK. In episode 59 of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly discuss episodes one… Read More TangleCast 59: Fruits Basket and a Place to Belong