Violet Evergarden is a fighter. Abused, neglected, and turned into an instrument of war, she survives bloody battles on the front lines and even the loss of her arms. But, there’s another famed anime character out there that lost limbs and had them replaced by mechanics, too, someone who is maybe even emotionally and physically… Read More And the 2019 Anime March Madness Champion Is…
Thirty-two anime. Five weeks. Thousands of votes. And two last competitors. We’re on the last day of voting for this year’s Anime March Madness competition, as Violet Evergarden tries to take down three-time defending champ, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Polls will be closing over the next 24 hours, so if you haven’t voted, get out there… Read More Last Chance to Vote on the Anime March Madness Finals!
Our regional finals concluded last week, and for the most part, the matches were never in doubt. Three-time defending champ, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, defeated last year’s runner-up, My Hero Academia, with some 57% of the vote. It was much closer than FMAB’s previous matches, in which the series garnered 70% or more of the vote,… Read More Anime March Madness 2019: Semifinals (Final Four)
And then there were eight. This week, you have the opportunity to vote on four “finals matches”—one for each of our regions—and they are almost all certainly matches that will go down to the wire. With the exception of Fairy Tail, each of the elite eight competitors made quick work of their opponents in the… Read More Anime March Madness 2019: Quarterfinals (Elite Eight)
Each Saturday, we’ll do a quick recap of the week’s results. Come back on Monday for both a detailed rundown of how the round went and the polls for the next round! Shounen / Popular Region (1) Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, 71% def (4) Attack on Titan, 29% (2) My Hero Academia, 65% def (3) Naruto… Read More RESULTS: Anime March Madness 2019 Round Two (Sweet Sixteen)
Round one of our tournament has concluded and boy, did it get exciting! Thanks to everyone who chimed in, especially through Twitter and Facebook, expressing disgust, hopefulness, and just pure adulation for their favorites and at the matches. There was some anxiety, too—Why are these two going against each other?! was uttered more than once!… Read More Anime March Madness 2019: Round 2 (Sweet Sixteen)
Spring break is coming, and you know what that means for students of all ages: Time to forget everything you managed to learn the previous seven weeks. No, of course I’m just kidding. It’s time to kick back for a week and not get into more trouble than you can live down during the next… Read More Ask Sensei: Spring Break Edition
Our Anime March Madness tournament is just around the corner! Expect a month full of fun polls as you, our subscribers and readers, determine a champion anime through your votes! The play-in rounds are complete and the field is now set for our March 4th start date. However, we’ve added a fun new wrinkle this… Read More Fill in an Anime March Madness Bracket and Win the Alphonse Kitty Funko POP!
Almost there! After almost a decade of slowly moving through the series, and starting with the franchise well before that, I’ve almost made my way to the end of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. You, the Beneath the Tangles community, helped me choose this series to complete, and I’ve given a few updates as I’ve made my… Read More Finishing FMAB: Episode 59
A few weeks ago, I asked the Beneath the Tangles community to choose an anime for me to watch this summer out of a group that I’ve been meaning to watch or which I had begun, but hadn’t finished. There were a few popular choices, but I’ve honed in on the one that I most… Read More Finishing FMAB: Episodes 54 and 55