Well, ’tis the season, folks. Of course I don’t mean that season: however, there are still two seasons before that one, and this coming one will probably involve my doorbell ringing. I will let Bella the cat answer it, of course. So what do you all think of this new anime season? I must admit I’m… Read More Ask Sensei: Trick Or Treat Edition
We’re living in the social media generation, and voice actors have embraced it fully—it’s an opportunity to market themselves while sharing their interests. Some have growing families and are involved in their community. Others like to travel. And then there are those who not only voice anime characters, but personally love anime and other geeky… Read More Geeking Out with Voice Actress Elizabeth Maxwell
Halfway through our yearlong fantasy league, things are getting very interesting. SOS Brigade (Violet Evergarden Tumblr) had what seemed to be an insurmountable lead, but lo and behold, they lost their grip on first place as Pegasus Meteor First (@ryuusei86) made the jump from fourth to first behind the latest season of Gintama and the… Read More Second Quarter: Anime Fantasy League Update
The start of a new term seems to bring a fresh start for teachers as well as students. It’s an opportunity for all of us to be honest about what hasn’t worked so well in the past, while still retaining habits of mind and lifestyle that we have found helpful. For us teachers, it’s always… Read More Ask Sensei! School Life Edition
Aside from video games, my experiences with Japanese pop culture recently have centred around manga; picking up drawing as a hobby has led to a renewed interest in the sequential art of both east and west. In light of that, I intend to give a round-up of some of the noteworthy manga I’ve dipped my… Read More Josh’s Manga Roundup: Akira, Jojo, Uzumaki, and Ranma 1/2
JoJo no Kimyou Na Bouken: Diamond wa Kudakenai JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Diamond is Unbreakable Kaze – 8/10 And so part 4 of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures comes to an end. As always, it was a fun ride and an excellent adaptation by David Production. In some ways, part 4 is the most interesting part so far in the… Read More Fall Anime 2016 Review (Part 3/3)
In an attempt to answer the million dollar question (in the title of the episode!), JP (Japesland), Jack (R86), and Kaze discuss their views on the questionable quality of anime in recent seasons, and the apparent lack of new classics springing up in recent years. Is anime actually getting worse, or is it just an product of watching too… Read More TangleCast 24: Is Anime Getting Worse?
We’re excited to bring you a very special episode of The TangleCast this week, as we experiment with a brand new game segment for the show! JP (Japesland) moderates as Casey (CutsceneAddict), Jack (R86), and Kaze play a game entitled “Magnum Opus.” Wanna know how to play? I guess you’ll just have to listen in and find out! And please… Read More TangleCast 19: Game Week 1
This week JP (Japesland), Kaze, and Jack (R86) give their top picks of the spring 2016 anime season. Wanna hear what our podcasters loved this season, take a listen and find out, and comment below with your favorites! As always, every episode of The TangleCast will be covering a different topic, from anime reviews, to discussions on spirituality,… Read More TangleCast 11: Spring 2016 Season Review
In our Untangled feature, we answer questions posed to us from our readers. For today’s post, an anonymous reader sent the following: The question that I wanted to ask concerns the series Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. I know that several people have given it positive reviews here, but I can’t help feel that I’m sinning by… Read More Untangled: Christianity Forbids Jojo Part 3’s Tarot Cards?