All of us have our unusual picks for our favorite characters in anime or games. But for salarywoman Rae, her favorite is maybe a little more unusual than most, as is her dedication to the character. In Rae’s heart, no one exceeds the villainess Claire, and those feelings continue to hold true when Rae is… Read More First Impression: I’m in Love with the Villainess
What setting most strikes your fancy? Would you love to inhabit an elegant but haunted mansion? Attend a school full of super-powered mutant students? Walk to and from school thinking of the moon clouded over on a rainy night? Or breakdance at a competition in a packed and unbelievably loud underground club? Too hard to… Read More Reader’s Corner: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Vol. 2), Wandance (Vol. 6), and Jungle Juice (Vol. 1)
Shiraki Hime is super cute—and she knows it. Carefully cultivating a perfect and innocent facade, Shiraki is using her kawaii looks and ability to act cutesy to place herself at the top of her school’s hierarchy, with the intention of snagging a boy who will one day be an heir to a conglomerate. However, her… Read More First Impression: Yuri is My Job!
What’s kept me coming back to MagiRevo has been its relentlessly optimistic outlook on life and the world. Though the skies grow dark and the clouds loom grey on the horizon, this show refuses to give up believing that happiness will break through and bring light. No matter how far Euphie withdraws into herself, no… Read More MagiRevo, Episode 12: Your Day Is Yet to Come
“Yuri will save the world” is a popular saying in the comment sections of yuri and shoujo-ai manga online. It’s pretty cringey from a Christian perspective, but in an odd way, for me, it was also somewhat true—though probably not in the way that the comment-writers mean. Let me give you some context. You know… Read More ‘Yuri Will Save the World’? Why You Should Watch Yuri and Why I Don’t Anymore
Concluding the two-part series on homosexuality in anime and the otaku world, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) apply the Christian worldview and mindset as they understand it to the descriptions and arguments presented in part one last week. Since Beneath the Tangles covers a multitude of denominations and beliefs within the scope of Christianity, we hope that… Read More TangleCast 30: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 2/2)
For the past several weeks, The TangleCast has covered a number of varying topics, but something that Beneath the Tangles uniquely brings to the aniblog community is its unique approach to religion, spirituality, and morality as it intersects with anime and otaku-dom. A topic we’ve been interested in tackling for months has been the world… Read More TangleCast 29: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 1/2)