What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? If you’re American, this is a question you’ll probably ask (and be asked) dozens of times over these next few weeks. There’s a lot of easy answers to this question: delicious food, family you haven’t seen in a while, old and new friends, fun experiences, good books, good… Read More This Thanksgiving, We’re (Least) Thankful For…
It’s not often I feel shown up by an anime—especially when it comes to my faith. But the Hunter King in Ranking of Kings episode 4 does just that. As I watched him lead Bojji in a dance of thanksgiving, I realized that I had a thing or two to learn from this wild animist. … Read More Dancing of Kings: What the Hunter King Taught Me about Thanksgiving
Recently, I’ve been on a Kyoto Animation spree. It probably started after I realized that continuous rewatches of Chuunibyou were probably not good for my productivity or my long-term enjoyment of anime. But I was infatuated with the irresistible charm of their storytelling. It’s really a testament to how well an animation studio does their… Read More Tamako and Kobayashi at the Thanksgiving Table
And temps are near zero But no need to cry Here comes Santa Nero! Yes, I get the unfortunate connection between said character, the historical figure, and Christendom, but I shall permit it for this day only, as it is the unofficial start of Christmas season. Buy some holly, get jolly, and shop if you… Read More It’s the Day After Thanksgiving…
Dear Friends, On this Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for so many things—family, church, friends, even pets! I’m also thankful for all of you out there—the readers, subscribers, followers, and supporters—for reading and liking what we do here. I’m thankful, too, for our staff here at Beneath the Tangles that works so hard to create this content… Read More Happy Thanksgiving!
Gobble, gobble folks! Happy Thanksgiving! As you watch Goku fly over New York City, root on your favorite football teams (Go Bears!), and chow down on turkey and the fixins, we at Beneath the Tangles hope that you’re also spending precious time with loved ones. It’s often challenging and uncomfortable to be with family, but… Read More Happy Thanksgiving from Beneath the Tangles!
Thanksgiving is my fav-fav-favorite holiday! I just absolutely love it—the smells, the tastes, the feel, the sights. It’s a day I look forward to every year. I also love how that, even if we forget to actually be thankful on this day, the idea that Americans travel the country to eat a big dinner with… Read More Happy Thanksgiving!
I know I should be thankful. I know this. I’ve watched It’s a Wonderful Life a million times, I pray prayers of thanksgiving, and I frequently talk with my family about the situations others are suffering through elsewhere in the world. But am I really thankful? The answer to that is…rarely. I’m even less thankful… Read More Thankfulness in Your Corner of the World
Instead of celebrating Thanksgiving the boring, old-fashioned way, by sharing what we were most thankful for this year, JP (Japesland), Kaze, Jack (R86), and Casey (CutsceneAddict) break the mold by investigating the anime they were least thankful this year… and finding a reason why they are thankful they watched it! It’s time to dig deep! What was your most disappointing… Read More TangleCast 33: Not Your Typical Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving, dear readers! I hope that you have a wonderful day today (and that you have the day off)! Most of us, I daresay, live a life of ungratefulness where we don’t give thanks or think about our blessings near enough. Thanksgiving Day offers us an opportunity to do those things and reflect on… Read More Happy Thanksgiving!