Interview with Luci Christian: Voice Acting and Faith

From Nami to Nagisa and Chidori to Ochako, Luci Christian has voiced some of anime's most formative roles. At Ikkicon this past December, I had a chance to sit with Luci and talk about her voice acting. We all chatted about her faith intersects with her work. Me: How did you first get involved in… Continue reading Interview with Luci Christian: Voice Acting and Faith

Interview with Tomo Kataoka

Hey everyone, Kaze here sneaking back onto this blog with a very special and exciting post! As some of you know, I'm a big fan of the Narcissu series and have written on the stories numerous times because of its inclusion of Christian faith in a very respectful, thoughtful, and accurate manner alongside serious, meaningful… Continue reading Interview with Tomo Kataoka

Interview with Loundraw, Tsuki ga Kirei’s Character Designer

The end of the anime season is a time of withdrawal, especially when a series you love ends. That's how I feel right now with Tsuki ga Kirei coming to a close. It was such a precious and thoughtful series, one that evoked the innocence and awkwardness of youth, but remained genuine in it's treatment… Continue reading Interview with Loundraw, Tsuki ga Kirei’s Character Designer

There is Freedom: An Interview with Vic Mignogna

On February 6, 2016, I had the wonderful opportunity of interviewing the prolific voice actor, Vic Mignogna, famous most for his roles as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki Suoh in Ouran High School Host Club, Broly in Dragon Ball Z, Rin Matsuoka in Free!, and a host of others. Below are my thoughts integrated with… Continue reading There is Freedom: An Interview with Vic Mignogna

Producing Anime/Christian Products: An Interview with Inside Surrendering

As anime grows increasingly popular and etches its place in popular culture, more and more individuals and groups have focused on what we do here - finding an intersection between anime and Christianity.  Besides the multitude of blogs that now explore this arena, artists, writers, and entrepreneurs are developing products that bring together anime and… Continue reading Producing Anime/Christian Products: An Interview with Inside Surrendering

Interview with Voice Actor Vic Mignogna (2013)

When I attended A-Kon 24 at the beginning of June, I went in with a mission.  One thing I hoped to do was to sit down with Vic Mignogna, voice actor extraordinaire, and talk to him about his profession and his faith.  Thankfully, the helpful staff at A-Kon set up our interview, and we had… Continue reading Interview with Voice Actor Vic Mignogna (2013)

Mileposts: Interview with Caitlin Glass and Visual Novel Characters with Disabilities

Periodically, I like point back to some of the more than 500 posts we’ve written here on Beneath the Tangles.  Besides the “A Year Ago” series I began several months ago, I plan to occasionally post about blogging milestones – those little breakthroughs when posts hit certain numbers of significance in terms of hits.  Three… Continue reading Mileposts: Interview with Caitlin Glass and Visual Novel Characters with Disabilities

A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles

A year ago...I saw the androphobic Inami as representing us... A year ago...I was really into Eden of the East, reviewing the film, "Paradise Lost"... ...and finding Jesus symbolism all over the series. A year ago...I pondered on a violent event in Adachi's Touch... ...and on how the show demonstrates how the ordinary can be… Continue reading A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles

Welcome Our New Blogger, Zeroe4!

Last fall, I was blessed enough to have three wonderful writers accept the challenge to make this site a better blog.  Months later, one of my best friends and among the most gifted people I know, R86; amazing writer and all-around encouraging and beautiful person, Goldy; and the young one, the ever-cheerful and wise Murasaki… Continue reading Welcome Our New Blogger, Zeroe4!

Interview with Caitlin Glass, Part 2: Faith and Voice Acting

From Ouran High School Host Club's Haruhi to Fullmetal Alchemist's Winry Rockbell, Caitlin Glass has voiced some of anime's most beloved characters.  She's also funny, personable, and great to her fans.  Back in August, Caitlin was kind enough to answer a few questions about voice acting.  I was able to catch up with her at… Continue reading Interview with Caitlin Glass, Part 2: Faith and Voice Acting