What is up, otaku?! For this episode of the TangleCast, the team goes back a few seasons to look at a critically acclaimed sports anime just in time for our March Madness tournament. No actual sports going on? It’s okay, we got you covered as Peter, Holly, and David look at Run with the Wind,… Read More TangleCast 73: Run with the Wind
Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You finally hits theaters last week, and our podcast team was super excited to see it. Did it meet their expectations? Was it as good as Your Name? Did they notice the cameos? And what does the theme of the Weathering with You have to do with our everyday lives? Listen… Read More TangleCast 70: Weathering (and Worrying) with You
In 2017, Lerche produced a remake of Kino’s Journey, focusing on both some of the stories animated in 2003 version and others from the light novel series that weren’t. Beautifully animated, the series continued to do what the franchise does best: Make viewers consider the value of community and what it is that makes us… Read More TangleCast 69: Relativism and Goodness in Kino’s Journey
This Christmas, why not give the gift of anime? At least that’s what we thought while putting together our own Secret Santa exchange! Tune in to see what Holly, Peter, David, and our editor, Marcelo, “gifted” each other as our members watched through recommended anime they hadn’t seen before. Twwk hosts this wintry episode of… Read More TangleCast 67: Secret Santa
Peter, David, Holly, and our editor, Marcelo, are taking a well-earned break from recording TangleCast episodes, but they’re still hard at work behind the scenes! We have two episodes coming up in December, both with a Christmas flavor. While the topic of the episode that drops on Christmas Eve is a surprise, the one that… Read More Be an Anime Secret Santa for the TangleCast!
Back from a well-deserved summer break, Peter, David, and Holly return with a focus on the one series that all three are currently watching—Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba! As they jump into the anime, one particular theme arises: the character development of the series protagonist, Tanjirou Kamado. Is he admirable? Or is he unrealistic in… Read More TangleCast 62: Too-Perfect Tanjirou
Even before this season’s remake, Fruits Basket was firmly set as a special series in anime / manga history, but the 2019 series has been so good that an entirely new generation of fans are now finding the show, including Team FtK. In episode 59 of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly discuss episodes one… Read More TangleCast 59: Fruits Basket and a Place to Belong
One of the most acclaimed anime of recent years is Made in Abyss—what starts as a childhood adventure turns into something more meaningful and far darker than perhaps many viewers had expected. Today, Team FtK jumps into this new classic episode by episode—we encourage you to check it out even if you haven’t seen the… Read More TangleCast 58: Made in Abyss
Are you fan of Code Geass? Well, Team Anchester is not, and Matthew is ready to explain why, and its not because the series isn’t fun or engaging or interesting—its because Lelouch is “a man without a chest.” Listen in to see what that means in this episode that continues our weeklong theme of loneliness.… Read More TangleCast 54: Code Geass and Men Without Chests
This week on the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester brings on a familiar guest and podcast contributor, Alex. Together, they try grappling with the controversial topics of sexual content in anime, what Scripture says about it, and what that means for Christians. Where is the line when it comes to sexual humor? Is there even… Read More TangleCast Episode 52: Are We Glorying in our Shame?