It’s the crossover of all crossovers! Yep, that’s right, the Tangle x Cast and the 12 Days of Christmas Anime join together today as our trio of Santas analyzes three Christmas episodes in light of the upcoming holy day. Join Mike, Paris, and Tyler as they dig into their toy bag and pull out Christmas… Read More Tangle x Cast 5 x 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 8: Dragon Maid, Toradora, and Heavy Dumbbells
At first glance, the Christmas episode of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid has all the characteristics of your average anime Christmas. Outrageous decorations? Check. Christmas pageant that almost goes horribly wrong but ends up working out in a heartwarming way? Check. After-party and romantic (well, somewhat romantic) gift exchange? Check. In reality, though, this episode isn’t… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 4: How to Celebrate Advent With Kanna Kobayashi
Every year, liturgical Christian churches celebrate a season called “ordinary time.” It’s like the “slow arc” of the church calendar: no Easter or Christmas, no super special feasts—just quiet, normal life. I think the citizens of the metropolis of slice-of-life are always celebrating ordinary time. After all, they spend each and every day in the… Read More Summer of SoL: Dwelling in the Ordinary
Anime Expo was one week ago, and while the main attraction may have been all the incredible announcements, there was also a ton of awesome cosplay to see for those that attended! Joseph, one of our staff covering the convention, took photos of these wonderful cosplayers: Stay tuned for more posts about our time at… Read More Our Favorite Anime Expo 2022 Cosplay!
It’s the final day of round one! Help us decide on these last eight matches as we cut the field of 64 down the 32 headed into week two of AniMarch Madness 2022! Below are are the fourth and final set of first round matches, two from each of our four regions: 2021 Anime, Critical… Read More AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 4
The summer 2021 anime season has had some terrific openings. Here are our five favorites! “Merry-Go-Round” by MAN WITH A MISSION (My Hero Academia) “Mangetsu to Silhouette no Yoru” by Natsuki Hanae and Ayumi Mano (The Duke of Death and His Maid) “Seja no Koushin” by Tatsuya Kitani (The Idaten Deities Only Know Peace) “Forget… Read More Five Best Anime Openings (OP) for Summer 2021
Tohru is the best maid out there. It’s simply an unquestionable fact—as a dragon, she’s best at everything she does, whether it’s destroying worlds or folding loads of laundry for Kobayashi, her human master. So when the local maid cafe boasts the best maids in town, Tohru can’t help but feel slighted. She decides to… Read More First Impression: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S