Naruto and Futaba Just Don’t Care (and Neither Should We)

Is there a specific characteristic that sets great anime protagonists and heroes apart?  While there are perhaps plenty of common traits they share, one that really just out is their ability to be themselves even when being yourself isn’t cool. Naruto Uzumaki provides us a good example of this funny trait.  The Naruto manga is… Read More Naruto and Futaba Just Don’t Care (and Neither Should We)

Naruto and Sasuke: Hope, Love’s Longsuffering…

Recently, a commenter named Corey (aka Ashesreignited) joined the community here on Beneath the Tangles.  Besides the various insights in his comments, he sent me an email and we soon began to discuss Naruto, a show ripe with themes and symbols that Christians would recognize.  But besides R86’s wonderful commentary on Shikamaru, we’ve barely touched… Read More Naruto and Sasuke: Hope, Love’s Longsuffering…