In a world of fantasy, a young boy, recovered from a carriage incident involving a demon, learns the way of magic from the wise man, Merlin, who once saved the land during a time of evil and war. Born into this world after apparently dying in a car accident on earth, Shin is anything but… Read More First Impression: Wise Man’s Grandchild
This week on the TangleCast, guest podcaster, Andrew, joins David, Peter, and our newest team member, Holly (Anime Pop Heart) to talk about the season’s most interesting isekai selection (sorry Sword Art Online): That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. They discuss the significance of names, explain the awesomeness of Shizue, and try to… Read More TangleCast 41: That Time Isekai Got Reincarnated as Something Different
I hope that you all are reading along with us as we dive into the third selection of our light novel club, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom! This isekai tale of smart, rational, hard-working young man swept into a kingdom and given its reigns has been a joy to read so far. Right from… Read More Light Novel Club Kindling: Family Is Irrational
We had so much fun doing a J-Novel Club selection for our last meeting, that we’re diving in and doing another one this time! But despite a similar name, this novel is no genderbending fantasy—we’re right square in isekai territory with our newest pick, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom: “O, Hero!” With that… Read More Our Next Light Novel Club Selection Is…How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom!
It is time to go back to the wacky world of modern world characters getting transported to fantasy worlds! If you have not read my last post on isekai, please go there and at least read up through the “Acting and Reacting” part of that post, to understand the basics of what isekai is (if… Read More Isekai for Christians, Part 2: Power Fantasies and Responsibilities
You might or might not be familiar with the term isekai, but if you are an anime fan, there is a very good chance you have at least seen at least one isekai show. The term describes a show where an ordinary person (or people) from our modern world gets sent into a fantasy world.… Read More Isekai for Christians, Part 1: A Little Piece of Heaven