After two challenging rounds, we are now up to Round 3 of our Anime March Madness. The updated bracket including the votes from both the site and our social media accounts can be viewed via this link. Some of the races are getting tight! Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and My Hero Academia continue to dominate their… Continue reading Anime March Madness, Round 3 (Elite Eight)
Welcome one and all to Beneath the Tangles' Third Annual Anime March Madness. How this works is that you, the readers of this fair website, get to choose which anime you feel is your favorite in successive one-on-one matches. Last year's Sweet Sixteen will be facing off against 16 new challengers decided by our staff.… Continue reading Anime March Madness 2018
Just as our access to anime has evolved over the years, from trading copies of VHS tapes among friends (a trend that's returned?) to DVDs/Blu-Rays to digital streaming, so has the art of anime collecting. I've certainly seen it in my own habits, and I've had stages, too, in how I've approached collecting. I was… Continue reading Collecting Anime: Why and What Do You Collect?
Casey Covel, our former columnist and a staffer at Geekdom House, recently wrote an article about how Attack on Titan dives into different kinds of strength. The titans seem invincible with their size and power, and the humans helpless in their frailty, but time and time again the second season of the series demonstrates that… Continue reading Something More: Centaurs, Battle Angels, and Titans
I am the king of Christmas traditions. Each year, I push gently guide my family through the dozens of traditions I've built up through the past holiday seasons. And you are my family, too, my aniblog family, which means that I'll bring you along through of my holiday blog traditions, one of which is putting… Continue reading My Favorite (Anime) Things, 2017
Anime and manga are increasingly being studied at an academic level. Although I've never entered the world of academia myself, much less studied anime at that level, I've had the good fortune of meeting folks who have, taking a class long ago with Dr. Susan J. Napier and grabbing coffee with Brian Ruh, who once… Continue reading Take an Anime Survey and Enter to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card
Tomorrow is a special day for one of our own! Emma (Emdaisy1), our webmaster and Jill of all trades, is getting married! The three of us who are already in that blessed state - Samuru, MRNewman, and myself - are offering just a few words about marriage below, but we'd love for you as readers… Continue reading Wedding Guestbook: Wish Our Own Emdaisy1 Congratulations on Her Wedding Day!
Summer is almost over, but here at Beneath The Tangles we are posting content every week! I hope you've been able to check out our First Impressions on the new anime season, along with our usual awesome posts. Below we have gathered some fascinating content for your consumption (yummy!). There's always "Something More" to whet… Continue reading Something More: Humility in OPM, Pro-Life Ajin, and Mikasa’s Sin
This season, the Beneath the Tangles team decided to do something a little differently. Instead of asking every staff member for a number of detailed reviews, we are asking each staff member who watched new anime during the Spring 2017 two questions: What was the biggest surprise of this season for you? What was your… Continue reading Spring 2017 Anime Thoughts
Our Patreon Drive continues for one more week as we ask you to help support our ministry here at Beneath the Tangles! Remember that if you become a supporter in at least the BRONZE ($5) category by Friday, you're entered into the drawing for the Kimi no Na wa prize pack; every additional $5 you… Continue reading Summer 2017 Patreon Drive: POP on in, Support the Site, and Get a Reward!