We’re baaaaack! The TangleCast returns from its a summer break with another topic and a tweaked format! Holly, Peter, and David take a dive into the Hayao Miyazaki classic, Howl’s Moving Castle, and particularly look at what parts of the movie hit them in just the right spots, and what those scenes might reveal about… Read More TangleCast 81: Growth and Struggle at Howl’s Moving Castle
Today’s guest post is by sleepminusminus, who previously wrote a wonderful article on Hyouka for us. Today, he posts on another beloved anime of that era: Chuunibyou, Love, and Other Delusions. I love Chuunibyou. If I’m being honest, it’s because it’s cute. But if I’m being more reflective, it’s because the show is rich with… Read More Guest Post: Love, Christianity, and Other (True) Delusions
All year long, I’ve been posting Throwback Thursday columns as we celebrate ten years in existence. It’s been a lot of fun digging through old posts and memories and recollecting life and aniblogging, but I think it’s well past time to get some other folks involved, those particularly vital in keeping this ministry on track… Read More Throwback Thursday: Revisiting Former Columns
Our Development Director, Ceci, has been pulling double duty lately by also hosting Toradora watch parties for us. We’re through the first four episodes and it’s been a great fun! We watch the episodes together and chat away, getting each other’s points of view about particular scenes and positing various theories and opinions. We’re moving… Read More The Lady, or the Taiga?
Do you love your father? Does your father love you? For many of us, the answer to those questions is a given: Yes, of course. But for others, the answer is complex, revealing relationships fraught with complications; or it may simply be a resounding no. Absence, abuse, neglect, adultery, divorce, and so many other actions… Read More Every Father Loves His Son
The selection of anime available on Netflix has been excellent and is growing as they embrace the fandom and bring fans more content. Some of my personal favorites have been Neon Genesis Evangelion (which I hadn’t seen previously—I totally enjoyed it), Seven Deadly Sins, Kakegurui, and several movies as well. One that recently interested me is… Read More BNA: Finding Refuge For Ourselves
Spring shines outside as a new school year begins. Yukko Aioi, a schoolgirl of fourteen or so, is resting over her desk, groaning and grumbling. She has no motivation to do anything, she says. So Mio Naganohara, her best friend, suggests that she finds one. “But I lack motivation to do even that!” Yukko complains.… Read More Nichijou, comedic hope and my own ordinary life
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“Would you consider joining our team?” I have to admit, when I saw those words appear on my screen a few months ago, I was beyond stunned. Me? You want ME to join up with Beneath the Tangles?! Me? A guy who updates his own blog once a year AT BEST?! Me? A guy who… Read More The Samurai Steps Out on Faith…
Vinland Saga takes place during a fascinating time in history. Part of the historical context for the anime is that it was during these years when the Vikings rapidly converted to Christianity. They came into contact with the religion through raids into the British Isles, and it was then that many converted to the faith,… Read More Vinland Saga, Episode 11: The Weakness of Christ