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!
One of the best parts of this ten year journey has been the connections I’ve made with some extraordinary people. Not everyone I’ve met has been nice, that’s for sure, but the vast majority of those I’ve interviewed have been as authentic and kind as they are talented. It really has been a blessing to… Read More Throwback Thursday: The Interviews
As our TangleCast podcast continues to roll on, we’re looking for new ways to engage our listeners with fun and interesting content. One new aspect we’ve added is video! We recorded video of our last TangleCast episode, and while full episodes may not happen, we’re planning to take interesting clips and post them here and… Read More TangleCast Feature: Macy Gives the Team a Voice Acting Lesson
We have double the treat for you on this episode of the TangleCast, and one of our favorite voice actresses, Macy Anne Johnson (Smile Down the Runway, Dr. Stone), joins Peter, David, and Holly to talk about one of site’s favorite anime, Serial Experiments Lain! The team chats with Macy about how she became a… Read More TangleCast 80: Serial Experiments Macy
Near Eastertime, our newest write, Gaheret, began developing a series meditating on the holiday and relating specifically to the Ten Commandments. With this morning’s post, the series has been completed, and I hope you’ll read through them. Although Gaheret is a lawyer in Spain by trade, his posts are particularly un-barristerlike, full of rich details… Read More Ten Commandments. Ten Anime.
One of the things I love the most about anime is how is it able to focus on small but significant details. At its best, 2D animation allows every look, every gesture, every landscape, every interaction between characters to be full of intentional meaning in a way that is all the more difficult to achieve… Read More Easter: Ten Anime for the Ten Commandments (and IV)
As we look back to ten years of Beneath the Tangles, it only makes sense to inspect the anime we’ve been analyzing all these years. I was interested in knowing which anime we covered the most, which were in effect our site favorites. It seems like an easy task—just run through our tags and see… Read More Throwback Thursday: BtT’s Top 10 Anime
In our Untangled column, we answer questions (edited for clarity) from the readers. Feel free to email us a question or ask us one through any our social media platforms. Today’s question comes from Connor: When a pretty safe series has one or two aspects you don’t approve of, how do you react? Ex. I… Read More Untangled: Beloved Anime with Problematic Scenes
Yes, Amazon Prime Day is here. For the uninitiated, that mean that for the next two days, Amazon is running a multitude of deals in a variety of categories, extending even to anime DVDs—we otaku have some earning power after all (even the shut-ins among us!). Here are five anime and anime-related recommendations running through… Read More Five Anime Recommendations for Amazon Prime Day
In psychology, the ego is responsible for one’s sense of identity. In our everyday speech, we use it to describe self-worth or self-importance. As Serial Experiments Lain comes to a close, layer 13, entitled, “Ego,” centers on those ideas. Lain must decide both what her identity is and where it is she places her importance—her… Read More Serial Experiments Lain Revisited: Episode 13 (Conclusion)