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
It’s sometimes difficult to find a series that my wife and I both enjoy, that we can watch together. But in Re:Zero, I think I may have found one. It hits all the accessibility points for her, and is a series that I would like to watch again as well. I realized I’d forgotten so… Read More Whether Its Hapa Elf or Hapa Asian, Still the Same Old Discrimination
Okabe has been in a relationship with a beautiful genius. He has a remarkable group of friends. And he’s traveled through and across time. And yet, I don’t envy him—I don’t think of any of us do. As he remarks in episode five of Steins;gate 0, the year is almost over, but it wasn’t a… Read More Okabe’s Debilitating PTSD; Suzuha’s Authentic Community
We’re closing in on the final days of our Patreon Drive—in fact, tomorrow is your last chance at winning very cool Re:Zero merchandise by becoming a patron, including an awesome Rem figure made by Max Factory. By pledging $5 a month, you’ll be entered in the drawing for the figure and the runner-up light novel… Read More Step 1: Partner with Beneath the Tangles. Step 2: Win an Awesome Re:Zero Figma of Rem!
It’s the second and final week of our Patreon Drive—thank you to those partnering with us financially! Through your funds we’re able to bring you a variety of posts here on the blog and are able to grow our other platforms. Beneath the Tangles started as a blog only, but in recent years, has achieved… Read More One Week Left in Our Spring Drive!
Although we’ve grown by leaps and bounds, especially via social media, Beneath the Tangles remains a close-knit community, consisting of our group of committed writers and staff, loyal followers, and patrons, who help drive so many of the activities we do with our accounts. Without our patrons, we wouldn’t be able to grow our accounts… Read More Spring Drive: Support Beneath the Tangles and Win Re:ZERO Swag
I was a little late to the Re:ZERO game, avoiding the series until after the white whale arc ended, so I wasn’t able to participate in all the hubbub regarding Rem’s confession and Subaru’s mystifying response to her. But even without watching, I quickly became familiar with that scene that brought so many emotional reactions… Read More Deserving Rem
Starting today and running through Friday, April 20th, we’ll be having our Spring 2018 Patreon Drive. I’m really excited about it, not only because it offers us a chance to partner with you, but because I’ve picked out some really cool prizes that new patrons can win if you join us during the next two… Read More Win a Rem Figure and Re:Zero Light Novels as Our Patreon Drive Begins!
I want to begin this month with a note of congratulations to Tommy Phillips, who just celebrated his tenth year in aniblogging! He has his blog have undergone heavy transition over the past couple of years and, to be be honest, I think I would have left blogging altogether had I gone what he went… Read More Something More: Ten Years of Aniblogging Feels Like Only Yesterday
Hi, folks! TWWK here to add a few comments about an article before Samuru takes it away for the rest of this month’s round-up. Perhaps the biggest news story to come from the world of anime the last few weeks was Nobuhiro Watsuki’s arrest for possessing child pornography. The impact has been pretty widespread, and… Read More Something More: Winter Anime, the Music of Re:Zero, and Perfect Black and Blue