Examining Old School Anime: The Saints Point to Christ

Towards the end of one episode of Saint Seiya, the girl running the fighting competition, Saori Kido, pleads with her deceased grandfather for advice on how to deal with the theft of the Golden Cloth armor.  Rather than the monologue I expected, her late grandfather actually appears to her and gives her some consoling advice.  He… Read More Examining Old School Anime: The Saints Point to Christ

TangleCast 9: The Significance of Our First Anime (3/3)

In part three of our three part series on “The Significance of Our First Anime,” JP (Japesland), Casey (CutsceneAddict), and Jack (R86) share the first anime they watched because it was anime. No one will argue that anime is, indeed, a unique medium, but what specific shows illustrated this to our panel? Listen in to find out, and feel free to… Read More TangleCast 9: The Significance of Our First Anime (3/3)

Examining Old School Anime: Be as Wise as Serpents

Watching the spellbinding fight between Shiryu and Seiya in Saint Seiya, aka Knights of the Zodiac, brought to mind both our Lord’s admonition to “be as wise as serpents” (Matt. 10:16) and a particular interpretation of this counsel.  One thing that one comes to realize as one reads the Church Fathers and ecclesiastical writers through the time… Read More Examining Old School Anime: Be as Wise as Serpents

A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles

A year ago…we celebrated passion week with a series on everyone’s favorite cross-gun-wielding priest, Nicholas D. Wolfwood, examining his role versus Vash’s, diving into a terrific fanfic exploring his faith, and pondering about Yasuhiro Nightow’s personal faith. A year ago…guest writers graciously continued to contribute to the Aniblogger Testimony project, including a blogger whose personal… Read More A Year Ago on Beneath the Tangles