Fruits Basket remake so heartfelt and pretty A sad life transformed by a black-and-white kitty Vikings and vengeance and princes and kings These are a few of my favorite things Saitama’s awesome but he is no gamer Miku’s best girl, ain’t that a no-brainer? Manga with Vader, Leia, and X-Wings These are a few of… Read More My Favorite Anime Things (2019 Edition)
My Hero Academia is a great series that, unlike everyone else out there, I only got into in October. A series about a world where superpowers (quirks) are widespread raises many questions, the greatest of which is “What is a hero?” To answer that, I want to talk about two heroes—All Might and Endeavor. Warning—Spoilers… Read More Newman’s Nook: The #1 Hero
I would contend that we all are afflicted by the same disease, suffering from that terrible bug called pride. But some have a worse case of it than others. Take me, for instance. Almost subtly, it invades my thoughts and actions, and has ever since I was young. Back then, and even sometimes now, I… Read More Blessings and Curses of the Quirked and the Quirkless
I recently began reading the My Hero Academia (MHA) manga. Yes, I recognize that the series is a good five years old. I even tweeted to that effect. Me: I just started reading the My Hero Academia manga. Them: That started over 5 years ago and we all recommended the series to you. Like a… Read More Newman’s Nook: Ignoring the Advice of Others
The anime season has started, bringing with it a plethora of new series. But perhaps unusual for the fall 2019 anime season is the number of high-profile returning shows. From critical favorites like Chihayafuru to fairly recent series like We Never Learn, the autumn should have any number of shows to get your nostalgia factor… Read More Which Returning Anime Series Are You Looking Forward To?
The new season of fall anime has arrived, and the TangleCast has got you covered! David, Peter, and Holly run through the slate of popular returning series this season, as well as a number of the new ones that piqued their interest. Come take a listen as you figure out what to try (and what… Read More TangleCast 64: Fall 2019 Anime Preview
Live from Dallas, it’s the TangleCast! That’s right, we packed up our equipment and went down the road to A-Kon 30 from Fair Park, the annual site of Texas’ state fair, and recorded this episode from the grounds. Twwk joins us for this special episode, where our focus is the convention and all things cosplay!… Read More TangleCast 61: A-Kon 2019, Phil Mizuno, and Holly’s First Cosplay
One of anime’s most recognizable voices is that of Katsuki Bakugou, the quite literally explosive hero-in-training from My Hero Academia. But while Bakugou is characterized by a strained voice and simmering, sometimes violent rage, the actor who voices him, Nobuhiko Okamoto, is calm and engaging. The popular seiyuu, who has also voiced Rin (Blue Exorcist),… Read More Interview with Bakugou’s Seiyuu (and Shogi Fantatic), Nobuhiko Okamoto
As we do each summer, Beneath the Tangles staff is hitting the road to visit several conventions across the U.S. We already brought you coverage from Fanime, and next week we’ll be going to Houston for Anime Matsuri! Guests at the convention include K-pop group, Apink; the voice behind Bakugou (My Hero Academia), Nobuhiko Okamoto;… Read More Beneath the Tangles is Headed to Anime Maturi, A-Kon, and Anime Expo!
Even before this season’s remake, Fruits Basket was firmly set as a special series in anime / manga history, but the 2019 series has been so good that an entirely new generation of fans are now finding the show, including Team FtK. In episode 59 of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly discuss episodes one… Read More TangleCast 59: Fruits Basket and a Place to Belong