Social media is such a weird thing – I don’t think I’ll ever get used to it. Facebook is great tool for reaching out to those with whom you might otherwise lose touch, but only if you use it right. I think most of us use it in a way that inauthentic or half-hearted, desperate… Read More Something More: Blooming Chise, Weightless Hitagi, and a Your Name Pilgrimage
[socialpoll id=”2466844″] The other day, an Instagrammer I follow posted a a photo from an article indicating that The Rock had been cast in the live action adaptation of Kimi no na wa, which had earlier been announced as the latest project for J.J. Abrams. The comments were fast and furious (da-dum-tss), claiming that Hollywood… Read More Poll: Your Name’s Live Adaptation and the Sacredness of Anime
Our summer 2017 Patreon Drive is nearing an end! Thank you to all you supporters out there, those who’ve been patrons for months or years, and to the new ones who came aboard during this drive. We’re so thankful for your contributions. Your giving helps us maintain this site and has been imperative for our… Read More Summer 2017 Patreon Drive: Last Days to Win Kimi no Na wa Merchandise!
Hola mi amigos! Samura here, back with another edition of Something More. This month, we have a couple posts that are different than our usual line-up of faith and anime, and more posts than ever! TWWK would like to introduce one of these links: Thanks, Samaru! I’ll start us off with a really thoughtful piece that’s… Read More Something More: Christian Anime Characters, Death Note Methodology, and the Reverse-Blade Gospel
We’re so excited about this summer drive, and how partnering with you can help us continue to grow our site. When I was considering what we could give away as a grand prize for the drive, one anime kept coming back to my mind: Your Name (Kimi no Na wa). The movie’s popularity has been… Read More Summer 2017 Patreon Drive: Support Beneath the Tangles and Win Kimi no Na wa Swag
Beneath the Tangles has existed now for nearly seven years (can you believe it?), and during that time, it’s grown to include over a dozen staff volunteers, a wonderful community across a number of platforms, and a Patreon account. It’s hard to imagine all this happening in 2010, when I started a blog that I… Read More Win a Kimi no Na Wa Prize Package as Our Patreon Drive Begins!
This guest post was submitted by Bob Aarhus. In addition to his short bio at the end of the piece, I’ll add that Bob has been a long supporter of Beneath the Tangles and a model for this particular blogger in how to be a thinking, compassionate Christian. I’m proud to present this excellent article.… Read More Kimi No Na Wa: “Tears…Why?”