Welcome back JeskaiAngel, one of our regular guest contributors here on Beneath the Tangles. Today, he takes a deep dive into a light novel series we recommend—Invaders of the Rokujouma!? I didn’t expect to encounter deep, encouraging thoughts about the nature and origin of true strength in a light novel, but… I recently started reading… Read More Guest Post: Invaders of the Rokujouma and Strength in Weakness
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
Infinite Dendrogram, our current light novel club selection, begins with a current state of affairs in that world and the fictional chronicling of how VRMMO (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online) games and in particular, the titular VRMMO, developed: July 15, 2043. On this date, the VRMMO Infinite Dendrogram was released around the world. It had… Read More Light Novel Kindling: Is a VRMMO Future a Good Thing?
Infinite Dendogram! I’m excited about this one! I’ve been wanting to try a VRMMO light novel not named Sword Art Online, and @stardf29 tells us this novel approaches the mini-genre in “a fun and interesting way.” I’m on board! And so is @ladyannalyn and stardf29, who will be leading our discussion this time around. Here’s… Read More And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection Is…
TR, the administrator of Golden Plume Press, an OEL manga firm, is covering Anime Expo 2018 for us! Check out his thoughts below and follow us on Twitter, as TR live tweets his way through all the ups and downs of this massive event. Yeahhhhh! A thunderous applause shook the ballroom as the next wave… Read More Anime Expo 2018 Wrap-Up: Day 1
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!
The second meeting of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club has officially begun! We’re already doing something a big different with this session. Last time, we stayed with the tried and true by starting with a classic light novel, but today, we’re trying out Walking My Second Path in Life, a series published by… Read More BtT Light Novel Club, Chapter 2: Walking My Second Path in Life! (Volume 1)
For our second Light Novel Club selection, we’re reading Walking My Second Path in Life!, a charming little story about a neglected princess who is married off, along with her sister, to a neighboring king who them virtually imprisons her. However, Fie, the titular princess, decides to take this opportunity to start life anew as… Read More Light Novel Club Kindling: Where Would You Have Changed Course?