SHIROBAKO, the series about five young woman and a production company clearing challenge after challenge to make anime, is my comfort series, occupying a special place in my heart. Somehow, P.A. Works was able to make their large cast feel like a family for the viewer. When it completed its run, I felt I had… Read More Review: SHIROBAKO The Movie
The day is here: After more than two years and 33 episodes later, our team of David, Holly, Peter, and editor, Celetron (Marcelo), are stepping away from the TangleCast. While Peter and Holly will continue on with Beneath the Tangles, David is leaving as he works toward other ministry and goals in his life. But… Read More TangleCast 84: Goodbye from Our Crew and a 3-Gatsu New Year
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 15th through 21st! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you among the lucky ones to procure… Read More Doki Doki News: PS5 Sales, the Shirobako Movie, and Kishimoto to Boruto!
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!
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to make an anime? The series SHIROBAKO takes viewers into the world of anime making through the eyes of the animators, production assistants, voice actresses and others who make it happen. In this episode, David, Holly, and Peter look at the characters and scenes from the highly rated… Read More TangleCast 78: Let’s Make an Anime!
This article was originally printed on October 1, 2018 in Area of Effect magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. If you enjoy this article, we recommend you check out the Area of Effect anthology, containing pieces similar to this one and many more writer by a cacophony of wonderful (and nerdy) writers. Doctor. Teacher.… Read More Shirobako and the Lie of Needing a “Dream Career”
There’s practically an entire anime genre featuring cute anime girls carrying big guns and going to battle. Off the top of my head, Girls und Panzer, Sora no Woto, The Third Aerial Girls Squad (the series the SHIROBAKO crew creates during the second cour of that series), and Violet Evergarden come to mind. Add to… Read More When Cute Anime Girls Go to War
Do you ever get so caught up in work—or school or life in general—that holidays and the holiday season become little more than background noise? I do. In fact, sometimes, holiday celebrations begin to feel inconvenient and impractical. See, I don’t get paid vacation days, so when a holiday lands on a weekday, I either… Read More 12 Days of Christmas, Day 7: Shirobako and a Working Christmas
As 2015 draws so an end, so does the anime season. In the coming week or two, we’ll give our reviews for Fall 2015 anime, but today, we’ll wrap up the year by giving our selections of the year’s best anime. Kaze, Japes, and myself give our top five picks below, and we also have… Read More Best Anime of 2015
It’s that time again, where the season’s anime comes to a close and the anticipation of the new one begins. With so many new writers here at Beneath the Tangles, this time we’ll be giving a far more diverse set of reviews than usual! Up today are Cute High Earth Defense Club Love!, Koufuku Graffiti, Your… Read More Winter Anime 2015 Review (Part 1/3)