As Beneath the Tangles grows, we want to not only be your destination for anime, manga, and light novel analysis, but a platform for all things anime. Toward that end, in 2019 we continued to develop the TangleCast to provide an anime podcast for your listening ears, and also continued to expand our Anime Pop… Read More Introducing Doki Doki News, Your New Anime News Source!
Because of some technical difficulties that prevented our Spotify listeners from tuning in, we’re reposting this episode from a week or two back. No changes for our iTunes, blog, and Sticher listeners. But stayed tuned, because tomorrow we’ll have a new episode, just in time to catch the end of Ghibli Month! Back from a… Read More REPOST—TangleCast 62: Too-Perfect Tanjirou
If you’re tuning into this episode, you probably like anime. A lot. So if we were to tell you that anime matters, you’d probably agree. But on today’s episode of the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester explains that anime doesn’t just matter to otaku—it matters, period. We invite you to listen along and discover why… Read More TangleCast 57: Why Anime Matters
Peter, Holly, and David of Team FtK go down the rabbit hole of the Promised Neverland. Way, way down. Conspiracy theories and strange predictions abound, and they even discuss another rabbit hole franchise—The Matrix. Come follow along and see where they go. But please, don’t tell us if we’re right! 0:00 Introduction 1:30 Last week’s… Read More TangleCast 51: Forecasting the Promised Neverland
This week on the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester takes a different route than usual. You’re invited to listen in on how God spoke to Matthew recently with an unexpected anime reference, proving that the God of the universe does in fact love nerds. We hope that you might be encouraged by this unique testimony.… Read More TangleCast 50: Separation and Protection
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