Our next Light Novel Club discussion is on Infinite Dendrogram, Vol. 5! We’re approaching the finale of the first major story arc, and as such we have some final battles and reveals that you might or might not have guessed. Amidst all of this, one of the major themes that has been present throughout the series… Read More Light Novel Kindling: Infinite Dendrogram and Becoming Someone Else in Games
Welcome to our discussion on The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent, Volume 1! This month, we take a look at an office lady who ends up summoned to another world as a potential “Saint”… only to be ignored and left to fend for herself. Well, this is a shoujo/josei light novel, so of course she’ll get… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 26: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent, Vol. 1
Welcome back to Light Novel Kindling! Here, I will take a look at our next Light Novel Club selection and give my thoughts on something related to it. At the end of this post, I will also announce the light novel we’ll be reading for the meeting afterwards, which in this case will be in… Read More Light Novel Kindling: The Shoujo Light Novels are Omnipresent
Later this month, volume two of Tearmoon Empire will be the subject of our 25th BtT Light Novel Club Meeting. Can you believe we’ve conducted that many sessions? We’ve come a long way and featured a number of different members in our club, and have now even come to the point where our discussions are… Read More 25 Light Novel Club Sessions!
Welcome back to the Light Novel Club! Before we begin, I would like to mention the official Beneath the Tangles Discord. We have a Light Novel Club channel there, where you can discuss light novels to your heart’s content! And for future Light Novel Club discussions, we might even ask some of our questions in… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 21: Infinite Dendrogram, Vol. 4
Are you stuck at home and looking for something to do? Why not read a light novel? We have two more light novels that we will be covering in the next two months, and they are some really good ones, so let’s take a look at what our Light Novel Club will be discussing in… Read More The Light Novel Club Selections for May & June 2020!
It’s time to dive yet again into the world of Infinite Dendrogram! While the anime adaptation may not have won us over, the original light novels still look to be great, so in we go to volume 3! (By the way, if you have only been watching the anime adaptation, as of the time of… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 17: Infinite Dendrogram, Vol. 3!
Anime adaptations of an established work, whether light novel, manga, visual novel, video game, or whatever else, are a tricky business. The medium of anime is almost always vastly different from what they are adapting from, and what works well in the original medium might translate poorly to animation. The job is only made harder… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Extra Chapter: Infinite Dendrogram Anime Adaptation Thoughts
Welcome to the first Light Novel Club discussion of 2020! Our discussion this month is on Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 1, in which a gamer dares to take on the “game” of real life. We have quite the discussion for this title coming up, so strap yourself in and join @jeskaiangel and I for a deep… Read More BtT Light Novel Club, Chapter 16: Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 1!
In the year 2043, the first ever full-dive VRMMO, Infinite Dendrogram, has been released, providing gamers infinite ways to interact and play around within its world. Reiji Mukudori, having just recently bought it, enters into the game under the name Ray Starling and, joining alongside his older brother Shu and his partner Embryo Nemesis, marks… Read More First Impression: Infinite Dendrogram (for Newbies)