Are villains destined to die? Is Chitose really inside that Ramune bottle? Can a rooster be a shonen hero? Will our reviews answers this week any of these questions? No, no they won’t, but they give you a sense of the diverse group of titles we’re covering this week, which also include sci-fi, a beloved… Read More Reader’s Corner: Rooster Fighter, The Remarried Empress, and Tower of God
With Crunchyroll growing in its share of and prominence in the North American anime industry (case in point: news of CR’s acquisition of Right Stuf dropped during the convention), it’s no surprise that Crunchyroll Expo has become one of the country’s preeminent anime conventions. Big guests and big announcements marked this past weekend’s 2022 event.… Read More Vtuber Events, Anime Announcements, and Musical Acts Rocking Out at Crunchyroll Expo 2022!
AniMarch Madness, where you decide the anime to rule them all by voting on our social media platforms, begins in under two weeks, on February 28th! We’re nearing our selection of the final anime, but need your help deciding who makes those last few spots! This tournament is based on the NCAA basketball championship tournament,… Read More Help Select our “Bubble Anime” For AniMarch Madness 2022!
What do you desire the most? Honor and pride? Authority and power? Money, and all sorts of shining riches? Revenge? Helping, or saving, or mattering to someone other than you (even when you’re not piloting a giant robot)? Or perhaps… something even more significant, more transcendent? No matter. Reach the top of the tower, and… Read More Leah for Rachel: On Tower of God
The Eizouken girls will get it all done, Go, Ishigami! Go finish the run! Confidence men—even heists on the wing! These are a few of my favorite things Tea time with witches, you just can’t escape them, Love all the girls but wait, who is Rem? Stories of Sohmas and tears that they bring, These… Read More My Favorite (Anime) Things (2020)
The spring 2020 anime season has begun! As usual, Beneath the Tangle staff will hit the new series fast and furiously, giving our impressions of the initial episodes of the series as they air. To make it easy for you to stay up to date, we’ll post links to those posts below, as well short… Read More Spring 2020 Anime First Impressions
“This is the story of Rachel, the girl who climbed the tower to see the stars, and Bam, the boy who needed nothing but her.” That summation of Tower of God, the anime adaptation of the popular webtoon, displays early in an opening episode which plays out in usual fashion, introducing the protagonist (Bam), his… Read More First Impression: Tower of God (신의 탑)