It’s that time of year again! In just a couple of weeks, we start our annual AniMarch Madness tournament where you, our dear readers, determine the best anime by voting on single-elimination matches in a playoff tournament resembling that other, only slightly bigger March Madness. The actual tourney will begin on March 1st, but we’re getting… Read More AniMarch Madness 2021: The Play-in Matches
The Eizouken girls will get it all done, Go, Ishigami! Go finish the run! Confidence men—even heists on the wing! These are a few of my favorite things Tea time with witches, you just can’t escape them, Love all the girls but wait, who is Rem? Stories of Sohmas and tears that they bring, These… Read More My Favorite (Anime) Things (2020)
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of June 28th through July 3rd! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you planning to pre-order the Bakarina… Read More Doki Doki News: Bakarina Nendo, SINoALICE in the States, and Delayed Super Nintendo (World)
My social media feeds received news of a second season of My Next as a Villainess with near-universal praise. And why not? Season one was clever and funny, featuring a memorable, amusing, and sweet heroine (er, villainess). And after a ten episodes of a fairly predictable (if welcome) storyline, the season ended with a bang… Read More A Short Musing on Grace and Catarina Claes
A young, selfish noble girl, Katarina Claes, while hanging out with fiancé candidate Jeord Stuart, trips and hits her head, and suddenly remembers her past life as a Japanese teenage girl who enjoyed playing otome games. She in particular remembered one game, “Fortune Lover”, in which the protagonist gets to woo handsome guys like “Jeord… Read More First Impression: My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
The spring 2020 anime season has begun! As usual, Beneath the Tangle staff will hit the new series fast and furiously, giving our impressions of the initial episodes of the series as they air. To make it easy for you to stay up to date, we’ll post links to those posts below, as well short… Read More Spring 2020 Anime First Impressions
The new season of anime starts, well, pretty much today! And we got you covered with our spring 2020 anime preview! Join Peter, Holly, and David as they dig into a bunch of shows premiering this spring, from the plethora of sequels to series airing for the very first time, including those adapted from light… Read More TangleCast 74: Spring 2020 Anime Preview
20/20 in 2020 Article: Our blog’s theme for this year is “20/20 in 2020: Setting Our Vision on Christ.” Throughout the year, we’ll post articles which relate to this theme, which encourages you, our readers, to turn away from the world and toward the Holy One. Enjoy the post below, which is part of our… Read More How Not to be a Villainess in Your Next Life
Over the past year, I’ve become something of a light novel addict. #BlameBtT. Inspired by what Frank has written about light novels, I thought it might be worthwhile to survey the light novel series I’m reading. With a couple exceptions, these are overall impressions of each series, not reviews of individual volumes. Since I can… Read More What Am I Reading & Should You Try It?