Having joined in Reverse Thieves‘ Secret Santa this year, my Secret Santa graciously reminded me that I had yet to finish Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, the sequel to the classic Cardcaptor Sakura anime. I had gotten about nine episodes in before, like many other shows, it just kind of fell off my watchlist, but now I have… Read More Reverse Thieves Secret Santa: Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
Admittedly, it’s been quite a while since I’ve watched through the original Cardcaptor Sakura series. Revisiting it recently, though, both through the recent Clear Card series and celebrating the holiday season with the original series’ Christmas episode, I can confidently say that the series has not lost an ounce of its charm with the passage… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 1: Cardcaptor Sakura
Although not as meaningful and symbolic as Advent, and neither quite in line with what the 12 Days of Christmas story tells, the writers at Beneath the Tangles have our own way of celebrating the days surrounding Christmas. Starting tomorrow, we’ll bring you our thoughts on a Christmas episode of an anime each day, right… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime (2018)
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
Hey, otaku! As I’m sure you know, a week from today the NFL kicks off the opening day of its annual draft, in which college players from around the country are selected to play professional football. I’m kidding of course—I know that you had no idea that it was next week. Most of you probably… Read More Join Us Live for Our Anime Draft!
As I’m writing this piece, a headache is roaring through my head. It is the result, probably, of allergies, but there’s a voice in my mind that says nope, it’s not that. It’s actually because of all the stress and bad decisions that have crept up on me and today, finally, reared their ugly heads.… Read More Don’t Let the Anime FOMO Destroy You
I recently posted a wonderful illustration of Link in casual Breath of the Wild clothing on our Instagram account, along with this question: “If you were dropped into an epic story, The Legend of __________, would you be the hero, the villain, a supporting character, or a NPC?” While a good number selected the villain,… Read More It’s Okay to Be a Tomoyo