The first two volumes of Summertime Rendering drop today, and we’ve got a review of volume two this week to join our thoughts on the first volume last week. In addition to that UDON Entertainment twosome, we have reviews for new and recent volumes from VIZ Media, Yen Press, J-Novel Club, and Cross Infinite World… Read More Reader’s Corner: Ima Koi, Star Wars Leia Princess of Alderaan, and Kokoro Connect: Asu Random
As we celebrate our tenth anniversary on Beneath the Tangles, we want to take some time each month to look into the past, not only to commemorate our ten years, but also to see where we were and how far we’ve come as a site and collectively as anime fans. For most months this year,… Read More 10 Year Retrospective, Month #3: Throwback to March 2012
While we’ve never been a review site, visitors and supporters still naturally ask for our take on anime and related properties. While you’ll find our thoughts scattered throughout the blog and more specifically on our staff’s Twitter feeds, we’ve taken on the mantle of providing what we feel are appropriate recommendations for Christian audiences covering… Read More Light Novel Recommendations
Over the last year I have been getting quite a bit into light novels. This led to me making a New Year’s resolution at the start of 2019 to read at least 100 novel volumes in the year. For the purpose of this challenge, any kind of novel counts towards the 100, not just light… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 10.5: A 100-Novel Challenge & Q&A!
Me! Absolutely. True. It felt like a belated Christmas gift to return to anime viewing this week and find that the remaining four episodes of Kokoro Connect had been released. It was among my favorite series this year, and as you can see above, just grew in my eyes with this additional arc. Nagase’s suffering,… Read More Kokoro Connect: Michi Random and How a Body Functions
Last year, I gave my 12 favorite posts about anime and religion to end the year. And though I had to leave out a number of great article to fit within that number, I was generally happy with the list. This year, I just had to expand my list to twenty to match the volume… Read More Top Blog Posts About Anime and Religion in 2012: #11-20
Love ’em or hate ’em, Christmas songs are ubiquitous during the holiday season. In my household, we have Michael Bublé, Martina McBride, Andrea Bocelli, and MercyMe playing constantly. The music of the season has become part of the holiday tradition for many families. A lesser tradition here on this blog is my rewording of a… Read More My Favorite Things (2012)