The anime season has started, bringing with it a plethora of new series. But perhaps unusual for the fall 2019 anime season is the number of high-profile returning shows. From critical favorites like Chihayafuru to fairly recent series like We Never Learn, the autumn should have any number of shows to get your nostalgia factor… Read More Which Returning Anime Series Are You Looking Forward To?
The new season of fall anime has arrived, and the TangleCast has got you covered! David, Peter, and Holly run through the slate of popular returning series this season, as well as a number of the new ones that piqued their interest. Come take a listen as you figure out what to try (and what… Read More TangleCast 64: Fall 2019 Anime Preview
As I mentioned last week, our yearlong anime fantasy league isn’t just one-and-done: there are actions that happen throughout the year that will determine who wins the league nine months from now. I’ll get to that next, but first, a quick rundown on what this league actually is! Three months ago, before the start of… Read More Clearing Waivers: Movement in Our Anime Fantasy League
Hey, otaku! As I’m sure you know, a week from today the NFL kicks off the opening day of its annual draft, in which college players from around the country are selected to play professional football. I’m kidding of course—I know that you had no idea that it was next week. Most of you probably… Read More Join Us Live for Our Anime Draft!
The religious-themed Haibane Renmei was released as an inexpensive box-set last week, and a number of outlets have since reviewed it. ANN’s Theron gives it an “A” and comments on the purposely vagueness of religious aspects of the series, but how many will comment on these themes (us). [Anime News Network] Stig Høgset, a big… Read More Something More: Haibane Renmei Reviews, Aniblogging Sins, and Buddhist Bye-Bye in Natsuyuki Rendezvous
Some weeks, there are no stories that focus on religion and anime, and virtually none that even mention the topic. Then, some weeks are like this, where a number of quality posts about anime and spirituality are written! Draggle goes theological, using Christian terminology to explain a different meaning behind death in episode 5 of… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Kenshin as Christ, the Theology of Kokoro Connect, and Itadakimuasu!
Although I dropped Hyouka weeks ago, I returned to the show for one segment of one episode at Alexander’s (Ashita no Anime) recommendation. In it, wobbly-eyed Chitanda tells the rest of the Classics Club that the seven deadly sins are all necessary…I guess for the growth of society (and for personal growth). As a good… Read More Hyouka Episode 06: Chitanda’s Seven Deadly Sins