Tangle x Cast 10: Cosplay Meets Faith with Guest Host Ithileryn

Welcome to episode number ten of the Tangle x Cast! Mike is back and we have a special guest, too—in fact, our very first one! Ithileryn joins Paris, Tyler, and Mike to talk about her journey as a professional cosplayer and how faith impacts her work. The team chats about their experiences with cosplay as well, and each also selects an anime to participate in this year’s AniMarch Madness tournament!

Join in the fun and let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

0:00 Introduction and welcome to Ithileryn
2:17 AniMarch Madness selections
10:06 Q&A with Ithileryn
36:03 Cosplay and Faith
37:23 Discussion—Mike and cosplay
44:42 Discussion—Tyler and cosplay
51:22 Discussion—Paris’ thoughts on and questions about a godly approach to hobbies and cosplay
55:13 Closing

Podcast Links:

  • Did you enjoy listening to Ithileryn? I know you did! Follow her on Instagram, TikTok, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook!
  • The photo in the banner was taken by J.A. Vilches and is used with permission.
  • It’s time to get those gelnanas out of your microwave! Yep, that is indeed J. Michael Tatum starting out the episode as Okarin. El. Psy. Congroo.
  • Check out some of Mike’s cosplay here, here, and here!
  • It’s Kyuubikaze! And here’s Tyler out of costume, hosting the “Faith & Fun: Where Christianity and Otaku Culture Collide” panel at last year’s Kawaii Kon.
  • You can find Paris cosplaying on all her platforms, but also here on Cosplay Beats, including today’s post as Thorn Princess Yor!
  • Were you taking notes while Paris listed questions about your cosplay/hobby and faith? Not to fear, because here they are for you to work through!
    • Is this the Lord’s will for my life? 
    • Am I glorifying God in my hobby?
    • Is your hobby deepening your walk with God?
    • Is it feeding your soul with godly experiences or is it leaving you down and distancing you from Him? 
    • Is it refreshing you physically, emotionally, and spiritually or is it depleting you and making you less able to seek him?
    • Are you involving others in your hobby so that they are pointing others toward the glory of God?
  • Bible verses we mentioned or referred to in this episode include I Thessalonians 5:11, Ephesians 4:31-32?, Luke 6:27-28, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 1, and Proverbs 16:3.
  • Check out all the other things that Mike, Paris, Tyler, and Dennis (our editor and the fourth member of the Tangle x Cast team) are doing.

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Featuring music by Celotron (all rights reserved) and edited by Dennis.

4 thoughts on “Tangle x Cast 10: Cosplay Meets Faith with Guest Host Ithileryn

  1. Really enjoyed this episode. Always glad to meet new brothers and sisters in Christ.

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