We had so much fun talking about Infinite Dendrogram Volume 1 that we had to dive in again with Volume 2! Things are getting serious too, so this is a great volume to read if you really want to get an idea of what this VRMMO story is all about. Join TWWK and me as we… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 9: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 2
It’s back! The virtual reality light novel Infinite Dendrogram was one of the most well-received titles we covered in the Light Novel Club last year, and now that an anime adaptation has been announced, as well as print editions of the novels, I figured now is a great time to dive deeper into the series. J-Novel… Read More And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection Is… Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 2!
Welcome to the first installment of our Light Novel Club in 2019! This time around, we are flipping the usual isekai script on its head and bringing the fantasy world folks to modern Japan! How will a Devil King and a Hero cope when their fateful battle is replaced with flipping burgers and answering phones… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 8: The Devil is a Part Timer! Vol. 1
Hello, everyone! This is stardf29 here, and from here on out I will be the leader of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I have been enjoying light novels a lot this past year, and I have especially enjoyed sharing in that love through the Light Novel Club, so I am very thankful for… Read More And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection is… The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Vol. 1)
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.
Welcome to another edition of the Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! With it being the holiday season, I gave our club a break and decided to approach a novel on my own (which gave me the chance to read a book that probably no one else on staff wanted to read anyway!). Having read… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 7: True Tenchi Muyo! Volume 2 (Yosho)
What am I supposed to do with my life? I struggled with that question throughout college and into my mid-twenties. Although I set solid plans for how my career would lay out, they would shift every couple of years as I learned that maybe my plans were based on what I saw myself doing rather… Read More Light Novel Kindling: When Your Journey Leads to Ryoko
We’ve been going strong with the light novel club for much of 2018 (six novels completed!), so I was going to have us take a break over the holidays, but then I saw that volume two of the True Tenchi Muyo! light novels just came out, and I couldn’t help myself! I’ll be doing a… Read More And Our Next Light Novel Club Selection is…True Tenchi Muyo! Vol 2 (Yosho)
Ten years ago last month, Toradora premiered on TV Tokyo and changed expectations for what a high school romantic anime could be, featuring characters with unusual depth, snippets of action that would have fit right into an episode of Naruto, and beautiful animation from opening to closing. To celebrate the anime, our club has gone… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 6: Toradora Vol. 1
The opening scenes both of the Toradora anime and light novel start with Ryuuji trying to rid himself of his most hated quality: the sharp eyes he inherited from his yakuza father. Because he looks so sinister, Ryuuji has long had trouble establishing friendships. But his other characteristics also bother him: It wasn’t just his… Read More Light Novel Kindling: A Lack of Confidence