As we celebrate our tenth anniversary on Beneath the Tangles, we want to take some time each month to look into the past, not only to commemorate our ten years, but also to see where we were and how far we’ve come as a site and collectively as anime fans. For most months this year,… Read More 10 Year Retrospective, Month #2: Throwback to February 2011
With 2020 just beginning, we want to look back at a fantastic year in anime, one that featured a number of very strong series and a few that may eventually turn into classics. We asked you to determine which of them was the very best anime series of 2019. While we normally throw our polls… Read More Best Anime of 2019
While anime is more popular than ever, is it better than ever, too? Judging by the sheer number of wonderful series this year, that might just be the case! Last week on Facebook and Twitter, we asked you to help us develop a list of nominees to determine the best anime of 2019. With your… Read More Vote for the Best Anime of 2019
Fruits Basket remake so heartfelt and pretty A sad life transformed by a black-and-white kitty Vikings and vengeance and princes and kings These are a few of my favorite things Saitama’s awesome but he is no gamer Miku’s best girl, ain’t that a no-brainer? Manga with Vader, Leia, and X-Wings These are a few of… Read More My Favorite Anime Things (2019 Edition)
The anime season has started, bringing with it a plethora of new series. But perhaps unusual for the fall 2019 anime season is the number of high-profile returning shows. From critical favorites like Chihayafuru to fairly recent series like We Never Learn, the autumn should have any number of shows to get your nostalgia factor… Read More Which Returning Anime Series Are You Looking Forward To?
It’s finally here—after 6 years, a new season of Chihayfuru. The premiere at Crunchyroll Expo started out with a few words by the producer Toshio Nakatani. He explained how when they first started to plan for the Chihayafuru anime, he really wasn’t sure what to do with it or how well he could adapt it… Read More Crunchyroll Expo 2019: Chihayafuru Season 3 Premiere
Happy New Year! This week on the TangleCast, Team FtK (David, Peter, and Holly) talk about their anime highlights from 2018, including some gems that you might have missed (or that Holly dropped…this seems to be a recurring theme), like Hinamatsuri, Goblin Slayer, and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. The team also previews… Read More TangleCast 44: 2018 Anime Highlights and Previewing 2019
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.
I don’t do Black Friday—at least not in the way I used to. Several years back, I was in the crowds, getting in line early for all the deals, but I don’t do that anymore. Nowadays, I usually go later in the day and evening and pick up just a few items, and rarely any… Read More My Black Friday Anime Pickups
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!