The year is 2301 A.D. If you’re a Klingon, it’s a great year for a nice, sweet, warm Bloodwine. However, if you’re 15-year-old Akari Mizunashi, it’s a great year to make a major life-changing move to make your dreams come true. To each their own, really. Our salmon-haired girl is on her way from Manhome… Read More Review: Aria the Animation (Blu-Ray)
One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
“Would you consider joining our team?” I have to admit, when I saw those words appear on my screen a few months ago, I was beyond stunned. Me? You want ME to join up with Beneath the Tangles?! Me? A guy who updates his own blog once a year AT BEST?! Me? A guy who… Read More The Samurai Steps Out on Faith…
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of April 12th through 18th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! What was your favorite role from Keiji Fujiwara?… Read More Doki Doki News: ARIA, Rascal, and the Death of a Pokemon Game
We kicked off the first set of matches on Monday and have four more for you today! Voting closes at 7:00 a.m. ET tomorrow. Remember that you can also vote through our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts! Here’s the third set of games:
One of my favorite video game-centric YouTube channels, Extra Credits, recently put out a video about “The Three Pillars of Game Writing – Plot, Character, Lore“. I definitely recommend watching this video, especially if you love video games. It explains how “video game writing” is actually split into three “pillars”: plot, character, and lore or… Read More Plot Twists, Character Designs, and Worldbuilding: Writing in Anime (and Other Media)
Here it is, my last post for my Secret Stars of Anime column. Don’t worry, I’m not quitting the blog; I just have a new column that I will be starting next time. Before that new column starts, though, I figured I would give this column a nice, big sendoff by covering my absolute favorite… Read More The Secret Stars of Anime Final: ARIA
If you were to try to create an objective list of the greatest anime of all time, what would you put in the top five? Fullmetal Alchemist, perhaps? Mushi-shi? And would Spirited Away or Princess Mononoke be the Ghibli representative on the list? It’s an impossible task – there are so many great anime and it’s… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Five Best Anime EVER!
For our fourth episode, we are excited to have Marina, from Anime B&B, as our guest with Charles, our editor-in-chief here at Beneath the Tangles, as co-host. This month, we talk about the profound impact that anime has had upon our lives, as expressed in one of Marina’s articles. Feel free to stream the episode below,… Read More The Tangles Anime Podcast: Episode 4
A year ago…Murasaki Lynna joined our crew… …and immediately mused about Clannad‘s Yukine Miyazawa… …and later about finding joy in ARIA. A year ago…Goldy examined Guilty Crown, wondering what route the hero would take… …found him to be a character worth rooting for (at least at this point in the series)… …and discovered a correlation between… Read More A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles