Guest Post: What Can a Succubus Teach Us about Chastity?

Today’s guest post comes from “Dr. Steve.” He’s a fantastic writer, but, alas, not active in the aniblogosphere. In lieu of a website link, he provided us with this bio:  Dr. Steve was introduced to anime while working on his Ph.D. in literary studies, when the local anime club showed Naruto’s fight against Zabuza and Haku on… Read More Guest Post: What Can a Succubus Teach Us about Chastity?

TangleCast 30: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 2/2)

Concluding the two-part series on homosexuality in anime and the otaku world, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) apply the Christian worldview and mindset as they understand it to the descriptions and arguments presented in part one last week. Since Beneath the Tangles covers a multitude of denominations and beliefs within the scope of Christianity, we hope that… Read More TangleCast 30: Homosexuality in Anime (pt. 2/2)

Sex Scenes in Visual Novels

It seems like just yesterday that the localization of visual novels was primarily a fan based effort. Yet, recent official localization projects have surprised many – from the 10 year old but very beloved Clannad to the incredibly popular but supposed “lost cause” Muv Luv Alternative. Higurashi is well underway, with Umineko close behind. Beyond… Read More Sex Scenes in Visual Novels

Untangled: Why Are the Anime and Cosplay Communities So Preoccupied with Sex?

We invite readers to submit questions to us regarding anime, culture, religion, or most any topic!  We’d love to respond to your queries! Last week, Torin sent us the following comment: Hello! I sincerely apologize if this seems inappropriate, but I’ve been trying to find someone to ask about this for quite some time. I… Read More Untangled: Why Are the Anime and Cosplay Communities So Preoccupied with Sex?