A familiar little girl wearing a sailor fuku with stuffed dango in hand walks into a planetarium, where she’s greeted by another familiar face, an android with blue hair, who introduces her to a story among the stars, where orbs are able to grant wishes and friends and family can join together one last time…… Read More First Impression: Kaginado
Hola mi amigos! Samura here, back with another edition of Something More. This month, we have a couple posts that are different than our usual line-up of faith and anime, and more posts than ever! TWWK would like to introduce one of these links: Thanks, Samaru! I’ll start us off with a really thoughtful piece that’s… Read More Something More: Christian Anime Characters, Death Note Methodology, and the Reverse-Blade Gospel
Planetarian Planetarian Japesland – 7/10 Writing critical reviews is perhaps the part of blogging that I am least skilled at. My opinions constantly change, and as soon as I say or write something somewhere, I often immediately regret what I stated or how I stated it. If you follow our podcast, you may remember the episode… Read More Summer Anime 2016 Review (Part 1/3)
In an attempt to answer the million dollar question (in the title of the episode!), JP (Japesland), Jack (R86), and Kaze discuss their views on the questionable quality of anime in recent seasons, and the apparent lack of new classics springing up in recent years. Is anime actually getting worse, or is it just an product of watching too… Read More TangleCast 24: Is Anime Getting Worse?
As evidenced by its placement on our Visual Novel Recommendations Page, it’s no secret that we love Planetarian at Beneath the Tangles. Now that we’ve finally received the highly-anticipated 5-episode ONA adaptation, JP (Japesland), Casey (CutsceneAddict), and Kaze are very excited to present and discuss some of our thoughts as to what makes this unique narrative so compelling, especially from… Read More TangleCast 18: Finding God in Planetarian
Easter is kind of a peculiar time of year for Christians. We celebrate it, dress up in our Sunday finest and…search for Easter eggs. And although we talk about the commercialization of Christmas, many households across the country have made a concerted effort to at least keep that holiday holy. Easter, on the other hand,… Read More Holy Week 2015: Key Anime and Easter
If you haven’t noticed, I’ll say it now – a lot of our writers are big fans of the media that’s developed by Key visual novel studio. One of our bloggers, JP (Japes), has taken that like to a whole other level. On January 1, 2015, JP will be releasing a full saxophone cover album… Read More Saxy Side of Anime: The Key Anthology Saxophone Collection