The Melancholy of Haruhi and She and You and Me

The Haruhi Suzumiya series of anime and light novels is structured around the eponymous character's shifting feelings and thoughts and how they affect the world around her through her abilities to shape things according to her will. The very first portion of the series focuses on her melancholy, and as you might expect of one… Continue reading The Melancholy of Haruhi and She and You and Me

The Mundanity of Haruhi Suzumiya

Has any series fallen off the map harder than The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya? Once the darling of the anime community, the series has had a few follow-ups (including the wonderful Disappearance film), but especially since the disastrous Endless Eight arc in season two, the show has fallen on hard times - in the west… Continue reading The Mundanity of Haruhi Suzumiya

Guest Post: The Monergism of Haruhi Suzumiya

We're excited to bring you a guest post by Tommy of Anime Bowl, the only aniblog to explore dubs, conventions, and... the Green Bay Packers! You can find him, of course, at his website, Anime Bowl, and also on Twitter as @AnimeBowl and @CrazyPackersFan. We also had him as a special guest on The Tangles Podcast… Continue reading Guest Post: The Monergism of Haruhi Suzumiya

The Tangles Anime Podcast: Episode 11

In episode 11, our beloved host, Charles/TWWK (wait... what?), will be interviewing JP/Japes featuring questions about Japan submitted by you, our readers and listeners! Just like last month, JP is still working in Japan, and so this episode will focus on his impressions based on his time in Kanazawa. Thanks for listening! Feel free to… Continue reading The Tangles Anime Podcast: Episode 11

12 Days of Christmas Anime for 2013

Each year on Beneath the Tangles, we celebrate the Christmas season by discussing some of our favorite anime Christmas episodes.  Beginning tomorrow, we'll be posting about an anime Christmas episode each day for the 12 days leading up to Christmas.  I hope you'll read along and maybe even view some of these episodes as we… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Anime for 2013