The Tangles Anime Podcast: Episode 15

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Welcome to episode 15 of The Tangles! This month, the theme of our episode is “Cosplay, Conventions, and Transformation,” and we had the chance to interview our newest writer here at Beneath the Tangles, Casey Covel, or cutsceneaddict! This month, JP and Sean talk about their experiences in cosplay and conventions, as well as some of the deeper themes they contain.

Thanks for listening! Feel free to stream the episode below, subscribe on iTunes, or check out our RSS feed! Also, be sure to email us with any questions you would like included in our “Listener Mail” portion, including the name you would like stated in the podcast and your website or blog for us to share!

Time Stamps:
Intro – 0:00
Otaku Diet – 0:26
Casey Interview – 15:29
Main Topic: Cosplay, Conventions, and Christ – 31:28
Listener Mail – 55:05
Closer – 1:08:17
Bloopers – 1:09:03

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The Christian Tsundere

One of the best articles I’ve read from any of our writers recently!

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I previously likened God to a yandere. This time I am likening Christians to a tsundere, a real tsundere, or at least an actually well-written tsundere. I previously alluded to “real” tsunderes being far better than the average achetype we get nowadays, but let’s go a bit more in depth as we explore this comparsion. While not a requirement to the archetype, many tsundere start off with a bad relationship. Like people who do not yet know God or have had bad experiences, they reject everything about their partner and refuse to acknowledge them as equals let alone as potential love interests. However, the comparison only begins once people become interested in Christianity and forming a relationship with God. It is here that people reach an unfamiliar territory and struggle with how to approach this new relationship. From a mixture of pride and embarrassment, tsundere find it hard to…

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Happy Five Years to Us!

Happy Five Years to Us!

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A pretty significant anniversary for Beneath the Tangles has come and gone. As of September 12th, this blog is officially five years old! We’ve come a very long way since my first post on the site, as I tried to establish a brand new, unique presence on the web.

I’ve reminisced and reflected on changes for the blog a number of times in the past, so I’ll spare you today. However, I do want to thank our readers, especially those who’ve been with us months or years, whether you reblog or not. Your mere presence is encouraging. We write for you here, as opposed to simply getting our thoughts out for ourselves, so you’re absolutely necessary for us.

I also want to encourage those who follow us or support our values and beliefs to consider become a patron of our blog. Any donation would be helpful, though we ask…

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