We have a varied slate of reviews for you today, from large publishers to self-published, a popular series receiving a light novel release to brand new series, and a famed webnovel adaptation to classic (sci-fi!) shoujo! Check out our reviewer’s thoughts on Alice in Kyoto, Solo Leveling, and more! Catch Me! Fight Me! Love Me!,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Mame Coordinate, Alice in Kyoto, and When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace
Fungus and Iron, Vol. 1 Dante is an unusual case among the soldiers of Amigasa. He doesn’t become angry on cue at their enemy, the Ether. He complains about their food. And he questions everything. Normally, this would be grounds for immediate executed, but that hasn’t occurred, though now the why of his being left… Read More Reader’s Corner: Yoshida the Catch, Falling Drowning, and Yu-Gi-Oh!
May is mental health awareness month, a topic close to my heart. I grew up in a family that struggled deeply with mental health and I myself have had quite the uphill battle in this regard. One of my favorite coping mechanisms is aniblogging and diving into anime where I could relate to the characters’… Read More Anime and Mental Health Awareness Month
Time travel is one of the most romantic elements of a sci-fi love story. The impossibility of it symbolizes the sometimes very irrational nature of love. Romance thrives when beloved characters fight in a world where love isn’t just chemicals in your head, but a tangible super power. Erased was my introduction to anime with… Read More Boy Meets Girl Meets Time Travel
The anime “Orange” has a rather interesting “Christmas” episode. There isn’t, in fact, much Christmas in it at all. While the episode starts with the hopes of a Christmas Eve date between two of the main characters —Naho and Kakeru—this ends up not happening. The reason behind this last-minute cancellation is saddening, with the dreams… Read More 12 Days of Anime Christmas, Day 3: Orange and the “Christmas” That Wasn’t
Here we are, another month and almost half way through 2017! It’s unbelievable that time is going by so fast. I continue to do this column because as a Christian who is also a geek, I love that there are others who share my passion. It also confirms that God takes pleasure in all of this,… Read More Something More: GiTS Bible Study, the Passion in FFXV, and Fear in Orange and Re:Zero
This week we officially kick off a new regular TangleCast special that features members of the Beneath the Tangles staff who don’t normally appear on the podcast. To get things started, JP (Japesland) and Kaze chat with one of our longtime writers, Lynna, about a style of post in which she has accumulated significant experience: episodic articles. Over the… Read More TangleCast 28: Writing Episodically (Staff Feature: Lynna)