One of this year’s most stunning anime episodes featured Akane Kurokawa, a young actress character in Oshi no Ko, being torn to shreds on social media for slapping a castmate on a reality show and mirroring a real-life situation involving wrestler Hana Kimura. It brought up so many questions and thoughts for our team that… Read More Tangle x Cast 18: Hana Kimura, Akane Kurokawa, and Responding to Social Media Criticism
Have you ever been on the receiving end of bullying so relentless that you feel there’s no hope that life will ever get better? Episode six of Oshi no Ko expertly helps us understand that feeling through actress Akane Kurokawa’s eyes as she drowns in a sea of criticism and bullying. And having previously shown… Read More Akane Kurokawa and a Savior Who Sees and Saves
We received such great feedback on our episode about disappointment last month that we decided to continue the conversation, but with a different anime-related slant. We invited Christina Kelly, whom you may know as the voice behind characters like Shiipon (Akiba Maid War), Mine (Akame ga Kill), and Koko (Golden Time), onto the podcast to… Read More Tangle x Cast 15: Christina Kelly on Voice Acting, Dealing With Rejection, and Cosplay
We’ve experienced tremendous growth over the past couple of years—not only in ways measurable by metrics, but also through the strength of our content, in the development and growth of relationships in our community, and in people turning toward and relying on Christ. Praise God! We have a unique mission that I believe has the… Read More Serving God Through Anime: Come Join Our Ministry Through One of These Roles!
I’ve been scrolling through the “topics” tab on Twitter more often lately, searching for interesting anime-related tweets on which I can comment. Whenever I look through the general “anime” topic, however, I become discouraged and frustrated. From my eyes, most of the tweets making the topic page are falsified in some way, full of grammatical… Read More Kongming’s Right, Eiko: Forget the Numbers, Remember the Songs
“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the… Read More Solo Leveling and the Value of Life
At Beneath the Tangles, we’re always looking for interesting ways to engage our readers and subscribers. Some folks like to read our articles here on the blog. Others enjoy our Instagram screencaps. And some of you love TikTok. That’s right, we’re now on TikTok! I’m excited to see how this account grows and engages our… Read More Beneath the TikTok? Follows us on our newest social media account!