Trains play a heavy role Pokémon Detective Pikachu—they come and go in key points in the narrative. Sometimes Tim Goodman, the young man at the center of the film, boards a train; other times, he chooses not to. His decisions not only lead to physical closeness or distance from his father, Harry Goodman (recently missing… Read More Pokémon Detective Pikachu and Getting off (or on) the Train
Video games and anime have always crossed over, whether it’s through their own respective mediums or via interests of the fandom. It’s common to find gamers that enjoy anime and vice-versa, and being an avid gamer myself, I’ve always been interested in anime that are based on video games. Unlike the horrible job that is… Read More 10 Great Anime Based On Video Games
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
How should you face an opponent who is bigger and scarier than yourself? Let’s increase the difficulty: How do you do it well? Further? What do you do when that enemy is part of you? Join Matthew of Team Anchester as he continues his Romans kick, this time looking at the 2018 series, Megalobox. Learn… Read More Tanglecast 48: Fighting with Myself
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.
There are two types of people: those who think that dressing up in costume is for one day a year and those who think it’s for all 365. But on Halloween, these two types meet in an amazing, macabre free-for-all. But just because so many people dress up for Halloween, that doesn’t mean cosplay is… Read More Cosplay Conversations #4: Is Halloween Cosplay?
It reached 110 degrees here where I live in Texas last week. In other places of the country, it’s even hotter or feels worse because of the humidity. Man, summer may be a time for fun and sunshine, but it can also just be really, really hot and uncomfortable. What are you doing to stay… Read More How Are You Staying Cool This Summer?
It’s a good time to be a geek. Marvel, Star Wars, and Game of Thrones are the prime properties in Hollywood. Even the subset of geek culture known as otakudom is even getting in the game. As much as Ghost in the Shell was maligned (though I thought it was enjoyable), it’s amazing that property… Read More Top Ten Arby’s Anime Posts
Recently, Beneath the Tangles was invited to become a blogger for popular database My Anime List. Aside from expanding our organizational platform, we hope to utilize MAL as a mainstream bridge between the spiritual and secular in a way that reaches a primarily non-Christian demographic. Our introductory post, which has received almost 5,000 views, provides… Read More Something More: Tangles’ MAL Debut, Crane Game Gospel, and Kiznaiver’s “Holy Spirit”
In part one of our three part series on “The Significance of Our First Anime,” JP (Japesland), Casey (CutsceneAddict), and Jack (R86) share the first anime that they had ever seen. From Christian-bashing of mainstream imports of “Japanese cartoons” to simply wanting to know what all the hubbub was about, each member of our panel offers a unique… Read More TangleCast 7: The Significance of Our First Anime (1/3)