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… Read More Interview with Tomo Kataoka
Every few months, we like to take a couple weeks to play some interactive games. This time around, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) play a game of JP’s own creation called “Kantoku-san.” What if you were the kantoku of all anime studios in Japan? Listen in and post your own opinions in the comments below! As always,… Read More TangleCast 32: Game – Kantoku-san 1/2
As you may have noticed from our recent Narcissu giveaway, Narcissu Zero is the newest release of the Narcissu series. This time, while the story returns to the 7th floor, it instead takes us back to the very origins of the 7th floor. It is a fairly simple story and one that was more romantic… Read More Narcissu Zero: Proof of Existence
Hey everyone, we have some super exciting news today. As you could guess from the title, we are having a Narcissu Anthology season pass giveaway! For those unaware, we of Beneath the Tangles (well, at least Japes and I) are big fans of Narcissu for its respectful inclusion of Christian faith in its stories that present… Read More We’re Giving Away 10 Narcissu Anthology Season Passes!
The Narcissu 10th anniversary translation project continues with its recent release of A Little Iris. Unlike the previous Narcissu stories which deal with terminal illness, A Little Iris takes an incredibly different approach to the topic of life and death with even a completely different time period of roughly the tail end of the Dark… Read More A Little Iris: the Bleeding Heart
It’s no secret that eroge is popular in Japan. In fact, these “porn games,” also referred to under the much larger category of visual novels if I may take the liberty of oversimplifying the medium, are often the object of many otaku’s interests. An entire genre of game that revolves around the inclusion of pornographic content… Read More Christians and Porn Games
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