If you were to try to create an objective list of the greatest anime of all time, what would you put in the top five? Fullmetal Alchemist, perhaps? Mushi-shi? And would Spirited Away or Princess Mononoke be the Ghibli representative on the list? It’s an impossible task – there are so many great anime and it’s… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Five Best Anime EVER!
Welcome to the first of our more sporadic version of Something More. The blogosphere has been resplendent in it’s spiritual-related articles the last couple of week, regarding anime series both current and classic. Christian symbolism runs rampant in Kill la Kill, as do opportunities to discuss Christian themes and ideas, particularly as they relate to… Read More Something More: Kill la Cross, Madoka’s Universal Church, and Sailor Moon Mythology
My seasonal anime viewing habits are as such – I try out quite a few new series, based on our previews here and others, and then quickly drop those that don’t interest me. By the end of the season, I’m usually only watching 2-4 series. This season, the series are even less compelling to me… Read More Pick an Anime for Me to Watch
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works Kaze – 8/10 As a surprise to probably no one, Unlimited Blade Works has proved to be one of the best shows of the fall season. With ufotable’s trademark animation and a near perfect faithful adaptation of the visual novel route, UBW has been a great… Read More Fall Anime 2014 Review (Part 2/2)
For our fourth episode, we are excited to have Marina, from Anime B&B, as our guest with Charles, our editor-in-chief here at Beneath the Tangles, as co-host. This month, we talk about the profound impact that anime has had upon our lives, as expressed in one of Marina’s articles. Feel free to stream the episode below,… Read More The Tangles Anime Podcast: Episode 4
Note: This article covers episode twelve of Mushishi. It approaches the episode vaguely in such a way so as to avoid spoilers, but be warned if that is something that concerns you. Perhaps the most basic difference in Western versus Eastern thought is the view of the significance or destination of life. I’m sure you’ve… Read More Anime Today: Life is a Cycle
As the new season moves forward, it looks a bit top-heavy, with Unlimited Blade Works, Mushishi and a few others already being raved about. Frank talks about Mushishi below, though most of the rest of these weeks’ links point to shows of yesteryear (or at least last season). In the new season of Mushishi, Frank… Read More Something More: Christians in Manga, Father God in Hanayamata, and SAO’s Garden of Eden