Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and light novels. We’re also joined by our friend Atelier Gokujou, who shares a few faves with us from the perspective of a professional anime artist. From the… Read More An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels
Recently, I’ve been on a Kyoto Animation spree. It probably started after I realized that continuous rewatches of Chuunibyou were probably not good for my productivity or my long-term enjoyment of anime. But I was infatuated with the irresistible charm of their storytelling. It’s really a testament to how well an animation studio does their… Read More Tamako and Kobayashi at the Thanksgiving Table
As the train on which she rides approaches its destination, Violet Evergarden sees a palatial school atop a lush hill, surrounded by a picturesque village. But the next shot quickly establishes dissonance between that beauty and the life experienced within, as a young lady with messy auburn hair coughs asthmatically into a gloomy room only… Read More Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (Review)
As the long toward rehabilitation, healing, and justice begins, we want to continue to keep the victims of the KyoAni fire in our thoughts, prayers, and action. A couple of financial outlets towards helping the victims have been made available, and we encourage you to check those out. But we also want to partner with… Read More Folding Cranes for KyoAni
As we at Beneath the Tangles and Anime Pop Heart go silent today in remembrance of the KyoAni Fire victims and their loved ones, we encourage you to do the above: to pray, give, and love. For in these ways, we not only help the hurting to heal, but also become that which we want… Read More Pray. Give. Love.