This past week, we have spent a lot of time focusing on Key, particularly Rewrite. Hopefully you had the chance to check out Kaze’s four part summation and commentary on the visual novel. His approach took each and every section of the story and broke it down into individual parallels into Christian living, but I… Read More Rewrite’s Biblical Meta-Narrative
This article does NOT spoil Air’s story. If you are familiar with Air, it is probably because of Kyoto Animation’s popular anime adaptation of 2005. If you’re really a nerd like me, perhaps you even know of the Air film adaptation of the same year by Toei Animation (and its gorgeous bonus soundtrack by the… Read More Air: New in Light of the Old
For episode 8, we are excited to have Aspirety, the founder of Kazamatsuri.org, as our guest. Not only do Sean and JP dive into some interesting discussion (mostly Sean!), we are also joined by Tangles veteran, Kaze! As part of our Key-themed Easter this year, we have decided to take a look at probably the… Read More The Tangles Anime Podcast: Episode 8 *Key Special*
If you haven’t noticed, I’ll say it now – a lot of our writers are big fans of the media that’s developed by Key visual novel studio. One of our bloggers, JP (Japes), has taken that like to a whole other level. On January 1, 2015, JP will be releasing a full saxophone cover album… Read More Saxy Side of Anime: The Key Anthology Saxophone Collection
As a sort of tangential follow up to a post I wrote months ago, I’d like to highlight recent developments in the otaku culture. I wrote a bit about this before, but here’s some repeated notions as a reminder. Like it or not, a large portion of the otaku culture is visual novels, which are… Read More The Start of All Ages Visual Novel Imports?