One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
Not that long ago, I was in the field with a coworker of mine. She was talking about a recent trip she took to Japan. It was a cool conversation and touched on all the fun she had on the trip. She also started to discuss how she had recently gotten into anime. Her boyfriend… Read More Newman’s Nook: Evangelizing the Wrong Thing
With the close of the Fall 2017 anime season, the Beneath the Tangles decided to look back at the season answering two questions: What was the biggest surprise of this season for you? What was your favorite series of the season? In addition to that – we asked the staff one more question: What was… Read More Fall 2017 Anime Thoughts
On a very special, quasi-Christmas themed episode of Sakura Quest, one of our leading characters, Maki, returns disappointed from Tokyo. She had been an excellent actress and had a few opportunities to act earlier in life. Since then, she’s all but given up until an opportunity suddenly came her way. Her friends and family encouraged… Read More 12 Days of Anime Christmas, Day 8: A Very Special Sakura Quest
Social media is such a weird thing – I don’t think I’ll ever get used to it. Facebook is great tool for reaching out to those with whom you might otherwise lose touch, but only if you use it right. I think most of us use it in a way that inauthentic or half-hearted, desperate… Read More Something More: Blooming Chise, Weightless Hitagi, and a Your Name Pilgrimage
In episodes 6 and 7 of Sakura Quest, a movie is being filmed in the small town of Manoyama. The film producers are seeking out an abandoned old building to burn to the ground. They don’t want it simulated, they want to actually burn a house down. Our heroic team begins tracking down abandoned buildings… Read More Newman’s Nook: Dwelling on the Past
Just like in Spring 2017, the Beneath the Tangles staff has been asked a few questions about the Summer 2017 season – what was your favorite and what surprised you the most. Their answers follow: