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Reader’s Corner: Unnamed Memory, So What’s Wrong with Getting Reborn as a Goblin, and Rainbow Days

Are you using the holidays to catch up? We’re doing a bit of the same here, with just a scattering of new entries this week and mostly reviews…

Beneath the Tangles

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Fanart Friday: Mami☆Tomoe

Mami Tomoe is the star of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story, a spin-off of Magia Record that follows events from her point of view. As…

Beneath the Tangles

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Review: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story, Vol. 1

Gather round, Madoka Magica fans! We have good news: a new spin-off manga series has hit the shelves, and Twwk and I are here to give you the…

Beneath the Tangles

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Thoughts on Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story Volume 1

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story is… well, another story set in the Magia Record continuity. Our main character for this particular manga is Mami Tomoe.…

Rory Muses

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Fanart Friday: PMMM Podcasting!

One of our favorite series on Beneath the Tangles is Puella Magi Madoka Magica, an anime that’s not only masterfully produced and bursting with creativity but also stirs…

Beneath the Tangles

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Anime Review #89: Madoka Magica – Rebellion

At Puella Magi Madoka Magica’s closing arc, Madoka managed to vanquish Kyubey’s energy-incubation system, which took advantage of magical girls’ despair to preserve the world. In …

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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My Top 20 Anime Openings of All Time!

Hiya friends, I hope you’re all doing well! A couple of months ago, earlier in the year, I posted my top 20 anime endings list, and I figured…

mosaicboy's Interest Nook

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Oh, So Tropical: The Chosen One

The essence of The Chosen One trope is that there is someone out there in the universe who has been Marked by Fate (or the Gods, or whomever)…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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The Labor Day Anime Cookout!

Ah, Labor Day. To some, this could mean the unofficial end of summer. To others, this could mean putting away our white-colored clothes because of some arbitrary fashion…

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Fanart Friday: Holding Homura

Ripe with metaphor, this illustration of Homura Akemi captures the character’s strength as well as the machinations and desires that drive her. Essay, anyone? ★ 【YOOKI⭐】「 この瞬間を待っていた 」…

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Thoughts on Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc Volume 3

The story of Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc reaches its climax in this third and final volume. The number of remaining magical girls has dwindled, but they…

Rory Muses

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Spring 2022 Anime Awards

Yet another season of anime has come to an end, so I’ll be looking back at what I watched and celebrating all my favourite things from it. The…

Rory Muses

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica: the Movie Trilogy 10th Anniversary Blu-ray Box Set

Puella Magi Madoka Magica may not have reinvented the magical girl story, but it is an important step in the genre's evolution.

Anime News Network - Views

Manga the Week of 6/22/22

SEAN: When a manga meets a manga, coming through the rye… ASH: None, they say, have I. (And they would be very wrong.) SEAN: Yen On gives us…

Manga Bookshelf

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Thoughts on Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Volume 4

Iroha and Yachiyo continue chasing after Rumours in the fourth volume of Fujino Fuji’s Magia Record manga adaptation. They pick up new allies, but also meet some new…

Rory Muses

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Why Do Lesbians Love Nana?

How does an anime about two girls who drift apart over a man garner such a loyal sapphic fanbase? As a lesbian who loves shoujo anime, I’m very…

Anime Herald

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story FInal Season was very good despite its (fairly major) shortcomings.

DoubleSama

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Cosplay Beats! Votes for Paris’s Next Cosplay!

You guys offered suggestions, and now its time to vote! Select the characters you’d most like to see Paris cosplay for us! We’ll add the totals from here,…

Beneath the Tangles

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Thoughts on Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Volume 3

Iroha’s search for her sister continues in the third volume of the Magia Record manga adaptation. A rumour about being able to meet loved ones sparks her interest,…

Rory Muses

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Magia Record Final Season Episode 12

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode 12 wasn't the ending I was hoping for. It's alright.

DoubleSama

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Thoughts on Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc Volume 2

Homura has had something taken from her in the second volume of Magica Quartet’s Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc manga, and she’s determined to get it back.…

Rory Muses

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Magia Record Final Season Episode 11

After nearly 2 cours of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story, we're finally learning a bit about Kuroe.

DoubleSama

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Magia Record Final Season Episode 10

Magia Record: Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode 10 brings an interesting twist I actually didn't see coming.

DoubleSama

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Thoughts on Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc Volume 1

It’s been quite a while since the previous Puella Magi Madoka Magica spin-off manga, but here we are once again with Wraith Arc by Magica Quartet and Hanokage.…

Rory Muses

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Magia Record Final Season Episode 9

Magia Record: Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode 9 (the first episode of the "season") finally reveals Ui's fate.

DoubleSama

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode #04

Well everyone, it’s the final episode of Magia Record where we start things off with Kyubey, telling Iroha Tamaki that Kuroe’s succumbing to despair has helped the longevity…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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That one character.

Have you ever read a really awful fan-fiction of your favorite anime character, where the writer pictured them as all powerful? Or even where the writer has them…

Anime Solstice

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode #03

Let’s start this episode with Kyubey, not the little version, as it couldn’t go inside Kamihama City thanks to the combined power of Ui Tamaki, Nemu Hiiragi, and…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Spring 2022 Anime: First Impressions

Spring is upon us, and so too is a new season of anime. As usual, I’ll be sharing my initial thoughts on each show that I’ve chosen to…

Rory Muses

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode #02

And now, it’s time to return to the present where Nemu Hiiragi released Ui Tamaki’s existence throughout the world. In fact, the breaking of the hourglass is a…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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461st G-View: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story

Note before reading: This review is by a person who greatly enjoyed the original Madoka Magica anime but does not revere it as one of the all time…

The Yuri Empire

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Final Season Episode #01

Well everyone, we’ve finally arrived at the final season of Magia Record where all 4 episodes were aired on April 3. However, I’m gonna make a post for…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Spring 2022 Anime Premiere Reviews – Day 4

Over on Anime News Network, as part of "The Spring 2022 Preview Guide," I've reviewed the first episodes of Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome…

Biggest In Japan

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Reader’s Corner: Solo Leveling (Vol. 4), Alice in Kyoto Forest (Vol. 2), and Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 2)

Run On Your New Legs, Vol. 1 It’s an amazing feeling when a manga you’ve desperately looked forward to exceeds your expectations. That was the case for me…

Beneath the Tangles

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Spring 2022 Anime: What I Will Be Watching

Time for a new season of anime. Here’s a list of shows I want to watch for the season. Information is taken from LiveChart.me, and the air dates are…

Rory Muses

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Spring 2022 Anime Preview

The birds are twittering, the flowers are blooming, and the winds of spring are blowing in, and with them comes what will almost certainly be a vastly improved…

Beneath the Tangles

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An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and…

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AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 3

We’re now halfway through round one of AniMarch Madness! But not to fear: That still leaves 16 matches this week, including eight more today featuring 16 wonderful anime!…

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The Metamorphosis of the Magical Girl Genre

As the tone in the Madoka series shifted at the end of episode three, so did the tone of the mahou shoujo genre as a whole, leading to…

Anime Feminist

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23 Dark Anime Recommendations Full of Chaos and Trauma

There is a time for cozy slice of life and wholesome romance, but that time is not now. You, my edgy friend, wish to dwell in the darkness…

Recommend Me Anime

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The Five Most Magical Anime of 2021

2021 is pretty much done. What were the 5 most magical, bewitching, fantastical anime of the year? Let’s find out.

The Magic Planet

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Fixing Madoka’s Mistake: Yuki Yuna, Episode 11

I loved Puella Magi Madoka Magica from the moment I first saw it. The heroine’s epic sacrifice to save the world and inject an unforgiving karmic system with…

Beneath the Tangles

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Animated in Akiba - An Otaku Fairy Tale

Animated in Akiba is an urban fantasy story about an anime fan who works in Akiba having an amazing adventure. It is from my book, Tokyo Int...

Tokyo Excess

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Reader’s Corner: Madoka Wraith Arc, The Hunters Guild, and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl

We have a diverse lineup of light novels and manga to close out the month of November, touching all sorts of genres and types from magical girls to…

Beneath the Tangles

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First Impression: Yuki Yuna is a Hero: the Great Mankai Chapter

Fu on drums, Itsuki on keys, Karin “Nibosshi” on bass, Togo “Wasshi” on…biwa? And Sonoko thrashing on a Les Paul, roaring out “Udon! Udon! Udon! Udon! Rawwwwrrrr! Tasty!”…

Beneath the Tangles

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Summer 2021 Anime Awards

Another season of anime comes to an end, not counting the shows that extend over multiple cours, or even the ones that were delayed due to the Olympics…

Rory Muses

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story 2nd Season Episode #08

Let’s start the final episode where Iroha Tamaki is having a weird dream after witness the horror of Tsuruno Yui’s indestructible body. Considering that she’s fused with an…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica