Missing the romance of Valentine’s Day? Not to fear—Team FtK has you covered! David, Peter, and Holly dig into one of this season’s most popular series, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and ponder on their own experiences in giving relationship advice, the role that pride has in dating, and most importantly, whether it was okay for… Read More TangleCast 49: Podcast-Sama, Love is War?
Tomorrow is our usual day for the Beneath the Tangles podcast, and it’s the scheduled day for Team Trinity, that energetic, clever, and sometimes even controversial (as controversial as a group of Christians talking anime can be!) group to post. But no episode tomorrow, and in fact, we’re bidding a sad (and happy!) adieu to… Read More 3…2…1…Team Trinity Takes Off!
Everyone wants to win. Everyone wants to be a hero. That’s why we love anime about heroes who conquer all odds. But what’s left for the good guys to do once they conquer? When all the odds have been even-ed? Are they heroic in the off-hours? Does one eat, drink, and do everything else as… Read More TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror?
Happy New Year! This week on the TangleCast, Team FtK (David, Peter, and Holly) talk about their anime highlights from 2018, including some gems that you might have missed (or that Holly dropped…this seems to be a recurring theme), like Hinamatsuri, Goblin Slayer, and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. The team also previews… Read More TangleCast 44: 2018 Anime Highlights and Previewing 2019
Today we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a thematic exploration of the Tokyo Ghoul series with me, your guest host, Alex! This will be a spoiler-filled episode as I cover rich themes in the series, including otherness, transformation, and hope (as misguided as it may be)—if you haven’t read/or… Read More TangleCast 42: The Tragic Hope of Tokyo Ghoul
This week on the TangleCast, guest podcaster, Andrew, joins David, Peter, and our newest team member, Holly (Anime Pop Heart) to talk about the season’s most interesting isekai selection (sorry Sword Art Online): That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. They discuss the significance of names, explain the awesomeness of Shizue, and try to… Read More TangleCast 41: That Time Isekai Got Reincarnated as Something Different
This week on the TangleCast, Team Anchester, anchored (and followed-up…and written…and produced…and all other things…) by Matthew, asks the question: How exactly did Beneath the Tangles get to where it is today? The site’s founder, TWWK (Charles), joins him to regale the listeners with tales of old (hey, eight years is a pretty long time in aniblogging) and gives some hints as to where the website might be heading in the future.
Here’s this week’s CQ (Cast Question): What is one of the things that you appreciate about what we do at Beneath the Tangles?… Read More TangleCast 40: Birth of the Tangles
Team Trinity is back! Where did they go you might ask? To Kumoricon, of course, where @vintageinmyveins visited with J. Michael Tatum, the voice actor behind Sebastian (Black Butler), Rintaro (Steins;gate), and Iida (My Hero Academia). Based on Tatum’s thoughtful responses, Team Trinity dives into the method behind acting, the use of art to search for truth, and the nature of philosophy, truth, and existence. Yep, it gets pretty deep.
Here’s this week’s CQ (Cast Question): Is it possible to have an anime about a game (ex. Yu-Gi-Oh) be good?… Read More TangleCast 39: Of Voice Acting and Christian Existentialism
The last of our new set of teams brings your their first recording of our rebooted TangleCast! David, Peter, and Marcelo of Team FtK (For the King) take a look at the most popular anime of the last several years, My Hero Academia, and discuss why it works so well. What makes it like the… Read More TangleCast 38: Examining My Hero Academia and its Place in Shounen
The TangleCast returns, and kicking our new rotational format off is Team Trinity, featuring @vintageinmyveins and her partners, Aric and London! In the first episode of the relaunched TangleCast, the group jumps right into the most basic question of all: what is anime? As they dig into all that question entails, both on the surface… Read More TangleCast 36: A Philosophy of Anime