Are you using the holidays to catch up? We’re doing a bit of the same here, with just a scattering of new entries this week and mostly reviews of other fairly recent releases. And here’s a tip: A number of our reviewed volumes this week are on sale! Click the images to follow our affiliate… Read More Reader’s Corner: Unnamed Memory, So What’s Wrong with Getting Reborn as a Goblin, and Rainbow Days
Mami Tomoe is the star of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story, a spin-off of Magia Record that follows events from her point of view. As Claire and I said in our review of volume one, it’s about time! To celebrate Mami this week, we’re posting (with permission) this lovely illustration of her… Read More Fanart Friday: Mami☆Tomoe
Gather round, Madoka Magica fans! We have good news: a new spin-off manga series has hit the shelves, and Twwk and I are here to give you the 4-1-1. So pour yourself a cup of orange pekoe, pull out that slice of cake you’ve been saving, and get ready to curl up in your freakishly… Read More Review: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story, Vol. 1
One of our favorite series on Beneath the Tangles is Puella Magi Madoka Magica, an anime that’s not only masterfully produced and bursting with creativity but also stirs us to consider all sorts of faith-related topics. Today, we’re posting a lovely new illustration of the PMMM mahou shoujo, which also aligns with a podcast episode… Read More Fanart Friday: PMMM Podcasting!
Ripe with metaphor, this illustration of Homura Akemi captures the character’s strength as well as the machinations and desires that drive her. Essay, anyone? ★ 【YOOKI⭐】「 この瞬間を待っていた 」 ☆ Sign up for our weekly newsletter to check out all our anime, manga, and light novel posts and analysis!
I loved Puella Magi Madoka Magica from the moment I first saw it. The heroine’s epic sacrifice to save the world and inject an unforgiving karmic system with grace resonated so powerfully. And not just with me, as I soon learned, but with pretty much all of Christian otakudom. But then I watched Rebellion, the… Read More Fixing Madoka’s Mistake: Yuki Yuna, Episode 11
We have a diverse lineup of light novels and manga to close out the month of November, touching all sorts of genres and types from magical girls to harem, shounen to shoujo, and isekai to yuri—those last two within the same work! Come check out our reviews of this interesting crop of releases from Yen… Read More Reader’s Corner: Madoka Wraith Arc, The Hunters Guild, and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl