Drip. Drip-drip. 10 AM and the promenade outside the convention center was already the equivalent of a baking sheet. Despite the conditions, fans lined up by the droves to pass through bag check and find air-conditioned refuge within. Drip-drip. Standing within the Priority queue alongside the building, the radiant heat seared, turning me into a… Read More Anime Expo 2018 Wrap-Up: Day 2
With the close of the Fall 2017 anime season, the Beneath the Tangles decided to look back at the season answering two questions: What was the biggest surprise of this season for you? What was your favorite series of the season? In addition to that – we asked the staff one more question: What was… Read More Fall 2017 Anime Thoughts
Just like in Spring 2017, the Beneath the Tangles staff has been asked a few questions about the Summer 2017 season – what was your favorite and what surprised you the most. Their answers follow:
I’ve brought it up more than once here that I’m not a big fan of New Game. I like it alright, but I couldn’t make it consistently through the first season as my wife was watching it, and the same can be said right now for season two. In series like this, I have to… Read More How I Hate Thee, Yagami Kou, Let Me Count the Ways…and I’ll Start with Your Birthday!
Shokugeki no Souma: Ni no Sara Food Wars! The Second Plate Annalyn – 7/10 Shokugeki 2 only has thirteen episodes, and I am not okay with that. I had my hopes up for twenty-four (like in the first season), so I was very disappointed when I realized I was watching the last episode. Honestly, Shokugeki is one of… Read More Summer Anime 2016 Review (Part 3/3)
Among this season’s new shows, New Game! is the obligatory cute-girls-doing-cute-things show. And if you know anything about me from my various blog posts, you probably know that I am a sucker for those kinds of shows. However, New Game! has a number of qualities that help distinguish it from other shows of its kind. First of all, calling… Read More The Secret Stars of Anime Auditions: New Game!