Over the past year, I’ve become something of a light novel addict. #BlameBtT. Inspired by what Frank has written about light novels, I thought it might be worthwhile to survey the light novel series I’m reading. With a couple exceptions, these are overall impressions of each series, not reviews of individual volumes. Since I can… Read More What Am I Reading & Should You Try It?
Over the last year I have been getting quite a bit into light novels. This led to me making a New Year’s resolution at the start of 2019 to read at least 100 novel volumes in the year. For the purpose of this challenge, any kind of novel counts towards the 100, not just light… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 10.5: A 100-Novel Challenge & Q&A!
Our Anime March Madness tournament, where you vote all month long to determine the top anime, is just around the corner. It begins March 4th, but first…we have to reveal the entrants today on Selection Sunday! Thirty-two anime participate in the tournament proper, but we had a series of play-in games last weeks to fill… Read More Anime March Madness Selection Sunday
Happy New Year! This week on the TangleCast, Team FtK (David, Peter, and Holly) talk about their anime highlights from 2018, including some gems that you might have missed (or that Holly dropped…this seems to be a recurring theme), like Hinamatsuri, Goblin Slayer, and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. The team also previews… Read More TangleCast 44: 2018 Anime Highlights and Previewing 2019
This week on the TangleCast, guest podcaster, Andrew, joins David, Peter, and our newest team member, Holly (Anime Pop Heart) to talk about the season’s most interesting isekai selection (sorry Sword Art Online): That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. They discuss the significance of names, explain the awesomeness of Shizue, and try to… Read More TangleCast 41: That Time Isekai Got Reincarnated as Something Different
All but a couple series have premiered this fall 2018 anime season (and some have aired their second or even third episodes), and…well, it’s an interesting season. There are going to be tons and tons of eyes glued to the final season of Fairy Tail, the new season of Sword Art Online, and other returning… Read More First Impression Summer 2018 Wrap-Up
Satoru Mikami, an average 37-year-old salaryman who never had a girlfriend, was stabbed and killed by a passing robber, and was reincarnated into a fantasy world… as a slime. This would be a problem, given that slimes are traditionally the weakest monster in a video game-esque fantasy world, but Satoru also gained a bunch of… Read More First Impression: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime