I’m not sure if a Fanart Friday post has been more on-brand for Beneath the Tangles, a place where anime meets faith, than this one. ★ 【このはな】「 St. George Slays the Dragon 」 ☆
“When half way through the journey of our life I found that I was in a gloomy wood, because the path which led aright was lost”. It may have begun innocently, out of curiosity or under stress, or resonating with something in our pasts. It may have been something noble at first—art, work, a pastime,… Read More Shoujo and the Bride of Christ (III): Rose of Versailles
Well, what a time! I´m 27 this year, and as I start to resemble more a seinen protagonist that a shōnen one, I know I want to be both, and I have for a long time. Long before I first watched Erased four years ago, the hope that a balance of both adventure, wonder, innocence,… Read More The Shōnen Guide to the Eucharist
Near Eastertime, our newest write, Gaheret, began developing a series meditating on the holiday and relating specifically to the Ten Commandments. With this morning’s post, the series has been completed, and I hope you’ll read through them. Although Gaheret is a lawyer in Spain by trade, his posts are particularly un-barristerlike, full of rich details… Read More Ten Commandments. Ten Anime.
Easter is already halfway to Pentecost, and the myriad colors of a Your lie in April-style spring shine in the Northwest Spain countryside where I live. We have just received the announcement of the end of the first and stricter period of our national lockdown, and while most of the safety restrictions will likely keep… Read More Easter: Ten Anime for the Ten Commandments (III)
During this time of pandemic, all organizations and groups have had to change the way they do things. The church has been no different. For many, that means starting to stream worship services online if they hadn’t been doing so already. And despite the many challenges in going to an online format, this has perhaps… Read More Digital Church Services for Otaku
As you may already know, I am very supportive of the Narcissu visual novel, particularly the 2nd one with its inclusion of Catholic faith as a major component in the story. Thus, when the 10th anniversary project was announced and that brand new Narcissu stories were going to be written and officially released in English,… Read More Himeko’s Epilogue: Friendship Beyond Religion