J. Michael Tatum on Iida, Audience, and Searching for Something Greater

At this year’s Kumoricon, @vintageinmyveins, one of our writers and podcasters (Team Trinity), visited with voice actor J. Michael Tatum. Voicing classic characters like Kraft Lawrence (Spice and Wolf) and Isaac (Baccano!), as well as fan favorites from recent series like Attack on Titan (Erwin Smith) and My Hero Academia (Tenda Iida), Tatum is one… Read More J. Michael Tatum on Iida, Audience, and Searching for Something Greater

Visiting Kinokuniya with Voice Actress Elizabeth Maxwell

Though only about three hours drive from both Dallas and Houston, cities with bustling Asian populations and excellent matching cuisine, it’s only been recently that Austin’s Asian food scene has grown in prominence. Restaurants and retail centers with Taiwanese, Japanese, and Korean roots are popping up, presenting a perfect opportunity for a couple of the… Read More Visiting Kinokuniya with Voice Actress Elizabeth Maxwell

Mike McFarland and the Artistry of Voice Acting, Writing, and Directing

Voice actor, script writer, and ADR director Mike McFarland is probably a bigger part of your anime experience than you realize, even if you rarely listen to American dubs. He’s voiced major roles in classic series like Fullmetal Alchemist (and Brotherhood), Fruits Basket, Ouran High School Host Club, and One Punch Man, though his voice… Read More Mike McFarland and the Artistry of Voice Acting, Writing, and Directing

Geeking Out with Voice Actress Elizabeth Maxwell

We’re living in the social media generation, and voice actors have embraced it fully—it’s an opportunity to market themselves while sharing their interests. Some have growing families and are involved in their community. Others like to travel. And then there are those who not only voice anime characters, but personally love anime and other geeky… Read More Geeking Out with Voice Actress Elizabeth Maxwell

Summer 2018 Thoughts

With the Summer 2018 season now behind us, the staff at Beneath the Tangles has taken a look back at the season and I asked them the following questions: What was the biggest surprise of the Summer 2018 season? What was your favorite series? The team’s answers are below the fold:

When an Otaku Goes Full Geek: Wizard World Austin 2018

Over the weekend, Wizard World held its 2018 Austin convention, inviting geeks, nerds, gawkers, media, and the curious to check out the festivities. I visited on Friday as everything kicked off, and it was quite a scene as thousands of visitors crawled all over the Austin Convention Center, chatting it up, attending different sessions, and… Read More When an Otaku Goes Full Geek: Wizard World Austin 2018