Oh, the games we play! In our everyday lives, “playing games” could refer to video games or board games or, more figuratively, relationship games. But the world of manga knows no bounds, and such games may involve being dropped into an Alice in Wonderland-like dimension. Or it could mean playing matches against gods with a… Read More Reader’s Corner: Solo Leveling, My Special One, and Alice in Borderland
Have you ever felt insecure and maybe unable to fully express yourself? Or have you ever felt stuck, unable to move forward because of some physical, emotional, or spiritual limitation, or perhaps some impossible mountain you need to surmount? This week’s offerings are full of series with characters facing such challenges in fantastic, romantic, or… Read More Reader’s Corner: Higehiro (Vol. 2), Coffee Moon (Vol. 1), and Why Raeliana Ended Up at the Duke’s Mansion (Vol. 2)
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!
Ah, Labor Day. To some, this could mean the unofficial end of summer. To others, this could mean putting away our white-colored clothes because of some arbitrary fashion rule. Some others, either voluntarily or involuntarily, tend to take Labor Day quite literally. If this applies to you, why on earth are you reading this article;… Read More The Labor Day Anime Cookout!
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!