A year ago…I celebrated Father’s Day by talking about Tomoya and his dad. A year ago…I was finishing up AnoHana (a gold mine for posts)… …and just starting Mawaru Penguindrum (and even richer mine). A year ago…Tommy wrote the concluding post in the Aniblogger Testimony series… …which we wrapped up… …and then added to with… Read More A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles
When I first started this blog, a way I connected with bloggers was to ask a number to guest writer for the site. What came out of that idea were the Aniblogger Testimonies, unique posts where bloggers wrote about the intersection of anime and their beliefs While the active phase of this project is over,… Read More Aniblogger Testimonies: Familiarity of Faith – Where I Connect With Anime
A year ago…I was all about family and anime, releasing our Christian Parents’ Guide to Anime and writing a post about parenting in AnoHana. A year ago…we still couldn’t get enough of Madoka… …or Evangelion 2.22… …or Shikamaru… A year ago…I revisited Kino’s Journey… …Spied out Someday’s Dreamers… …and set anime pictures to George Strait… Read More A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles
In the Spring of 2011, I asked some of the anime blogosphere’s most noted writers to create posts discussing anime and their own personal faith. Though the main phase of the project is over, I’m always eagerly looking for additional guest posts to add to the series. Today, Hana, a wonderful blogger from the ever-popular… Read More Aniblogger Testimony – Dressing down while dressing up: on being a Muslim anime fan and a one-time cosplayer
Although the main phase of the Aniblogger Testimony series has come to an end, I always welcome further additions. Recently, Renato Barros Ezquerro submitted a post for this series. The only problem? He’s not a blogger. Still, I’d be glad to call this post an “Otaku Testimony” if it meant I could fit in his… Read More Aniblogger Testimony: Why Am I Catholic?
Wouldn’t you know it? Two weeks after I wrapped up this series, I received a request to add another post to it. Ashita is new to the world of aniblogging. I encourage you to check out his site, Ashita no Anime, and to read his wonderfully-written piece below. How my religious life (now a lack… Read More Aniblogger Testimony: Anime helped me become an atheist
After almost 4 months, the weekly posts in the Aniblogger Testimony project are over! If you haven’t kept up, each week a guest blogger discussed his or her own personal faith, as well as anime and manga, though it varied widely how much of one or the other was discussed. And through it all, I… Read More Aniblogger Testimony Wrap-up