A tradition as hallowed as the beach episode, and nearly as common, the Christmas anime episode is an opportunity to put anime boys and girls into festive (and often romantic) holiday situations. It works well for a variety of anime, particularly since Christmas mostly lacks the religious element that it has in the west, being… Read More Master List of Christmas Anime Episodes
★ 【Ekita玄】 「 デジモン01~04 」 ☆ *reprinted with permission
Okay, before I get into my first take on this one, I need to clear the air about something. Yes, I am aware that Noblesse has an OVA called Noblesse: Awakening. And yes, I am aware that this show is based off a WEBTOON comic. And yes, I’ve seen and been told COUNTLESS times that… Read More First Impression: Noblesse
Over the last couple of months, we’ve brought in four new staff members to join our ministry. A couple of them have been running our social media accounts for weeks now, so you may have been reading their work without even noticing a change, while the remaining two are brand, brand new! With this being… Read More Q&A with Our New Staff: Josh, sleepminusminus, Joseph, and Paris!
“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…
The summer 2020 anime season is here! By all accounts, it’s a weird one—we have several series series that already re-started, and so already had a first impressions post (we’ll add these below anyway in case they’re new to you), and others with a delayed start. And it’s summer, which means there won’t be as… Read More Summer 2020 Anime First Impressions
Summer in Odaiba—a time for traveling, summer camps, and…a massive cyber attack? Taichi Kamiya and his new friend, Koushiro Izumi, are thrust into a network security assault that throws Tokyo into chaos. As Taichi attempts to help his mother and sister, who have boarded an out-of-control train, he and Koushiro not only discover the reason… Read More First Impression: Digimon Adventure: (2020)
I’ve been watching anime now for almost 35 years. Crazy, huh? But that’s not to say that I’ve been an otaku for that long—just as with many of you, my original viewing of the medium was as a youngster and without realizing the origin of what I was watching. It wasn’t until years later that… Read More What Anime Are Most Significant for Your Otaku Journey?
How should you face an opponent who is bigger and scarier than yourself? Let’s increase the difficulty: How do you do it well? Further? What do you do when that enemy is part of you? Join Matthew of Team Anchester as he continues his Romans kick, this time looking at the 2018 series, Megalobox. Learn… Read More Tanglecast 48: Fighting with Myself
Welcome to the next installment of Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I will be leading the discussion this time around for a series that quickly caught my interest once I started reading it: Infinite Dendrogram! Available digitally from J-Novel Club, this is one of several light novel series about a VRMMO (a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 5: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 1