It may not always reach its goals, but even detractors of Sword Art Online can agree that the franchise eagerly explores lofty concepts that other popular series refuse to touch. The most recent season, Sword Art Online: Alicization, traverses philosophy and religion in the course of its run, and forces viewers to consider fundamental questions… Read More TangleCast 53: Theology Synthesis Thirty
How should you face an opponent who is bigger and scarier than yourself? Let’s increase the difficulty: How do you do it well? Further? What do you do when that enemy is part of you? Join Matthew of Team Anchester as he continues his Romans kick, this time looking at the 2018 series, Megalobox. Learn… Read More Tanglecast 48: Fighting with Myself
Dear Friends, Over the last three years, Beneath the Tangles has made great strides toward its mission of bridging the gap between anime fans and the Christian faith. Our staff has grown, with dedicated volunteers who love to indulge their passion for anime, manga, light novels, and visuals novels, while also sharing their lives and… Read More Become a Patron and Partner with Beneath the Tangles
Everyone wants to win. Everyone wants to be a hero. That’s why we love anime about heroes who conquer all odds. But what’s left for the good guys to do once they conquer? When all the odds have been even-ed? Are they heroic in the off-hours? Does one eat, drink, and do everything else as… Read More TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror?
Spring 2018 was one of my favorite anime seasons in recent years. I, for one, am new to keeping up with seasons—in fact I didn’t even know there were seasons! I would just watch random anime that I thought looked interesting, but I have rectified and improved my skills being part of this wonderful ministry,… Read More Megalo Box: Fighting The Good Fight
As Beneath the Tangles continues to grow, we’re looking to add volunteers to help us in our mission / ministry to reach out to anime fans by bridging the gap between anime and faith. All staff at Beneath the Tangles is Christian and we see this site as both a place to develop quality content… Read More Beneath the Tangles Call for Staff
A few days ago, two of our agency interns began their day-long tour of my division by visiting my office. I explained to them our division does and what I do, and as I usually do, mentioned that they are welcome to pop in and chat whenever they’d like. Sometimes interns will take that opportunity… Read More Totoro, and Faith, is Life
A fellow blogger I respect, Medieval Otaku, wrote a post on an anime called Chain Chronicle. He mentioned to me that I may enjoy it, since it has fantasy and is based on a game (and everyone knows I’m a gamer!). The main character, Yuri, was an interesting fellow. He’s a typical hero who wants… Read More Chain Chronicle: When Hope Isn’t Enough
Summer is almost over, but here at Beneath The Tangles we are posting content every week! I hope you’ve been able to check out our First Impressions on the new anime season, along with our usual awesome posts. Below we have gathered some fascinating content for your consumption (yummy!). There’s always “Something More” to whet… Read More Something More: Humility in OPM, Pro-Life Ajin, and Mikasa’s Sin
There was a time when I thought Beneath the Tangles could be everything to everyone, that we would reach out to young, shounen-obsessed anime fans and serious otaku alike. The thing about hubris is that you don’t see it coming, and in the end, I realized that mission was far too ambitious, and when you… Read More Say Konnichiwa to Our Shimai (Sister) Sites!