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Join our podcast teams as we geek out about anime, manga, visual and light novels, gaming, conventions, and cosplay. As we share our experiences and insight, we hope to build bridges across the otaku community, and highlight the meaningful things in life—love, community, and faith. The TangleCast features two squads—Team FtK, featuring David, Peter, and Holly, who geek out about various anime-related topics in various fun segments, and the one-man crew, Team Anchester, which provides awesome thematic episodes focusing one on particular connection between anime and faith. New episodes air most Tuesdays.

Join our podcast teams as we geek out about anime, manga, visual and light novels, gaming, conventions, and cosplay. As we share our experiences and insight, we hope to build bridges across the otaku community, and highlight the meaningful things in life—love, community, and faith. The TangleCast features two squads—Team FtK, featuring David, Peter, and Holly, who geek out about various anime-related topics in various fun segments, and the one-man crew, Team Anchester, which provides awesome thematic episodes focusing one on particular connection between anime and faith. New episodes air most Tuesdays.
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Join our podcast teams as we geek out about anime, manga, visual and light novels, gaming, conventions, and cosplay. As we share our experiences and insight, we hope to build bridges across the otaku community, and highlight the meaningful things in life—love, community, and faith. The TangleCast features two squads—Team FtK, featuring David, Peter, and Holly, who geek out about various anime-related topics in various fun segments, and the one-man crew, Team Anchester, which provides awesome thematic episodes focusing one on particular connection between anime and faith. New episodes air most Tuesdays.

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English


Episodes

TangleCast 55: Spring 2019 Anime First Impressions

4/23/2019
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The new anime season is off to quite a start, with old friends returning (One Punch Man, Bungou Stray Dogs, Fruits Basket), great directors leading new series (Sarazanmai, Carole & Tuesday), mashups, surprises, and everything else you can imagine. Peter, David, and Holly of Team FtK lead us through the new offerings for spring and… Read More TangleCast 55: Spring 2019 Anime First Impressions The post TangleCast 55: Spring 2019 Anime First Impressions appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

TangleCast 54: Code Geass and Men Without Chests

4/16/2019
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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 The post TangleCast 54: Code Geass and Men Without Chests appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:32:13

TangleCast 53: Theology Synthesis Thirty

4/2/2019
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It may not always reach its goals, but even detractors of Sword Art Online can agree that the franchise eagerly explores lofty concepts that other popular series refuse to touch. The most recent season, Sword Art Online: Alicization, traverses philosophy and religion in the course of its run, and forces viewers to consider fundamental questions… Read More TangleCast 53: Theology Synthesis Thirty The post TangleCast 53: Theology Synthesis Thirty appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:38:39

TangleCast Episode 52: Are We Glorying in our Shame?

3/26/2019
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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? The post TangleCast Episode 52: Are We Glorying in our Shame? appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:01:16:53

TangleCast 51: Forecasting the Promised Neverland

3/12/2019
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Peter, Holly, and David of Team FtK go down the rabbit hole of the Promised Neverland. Way, way down. Conspiracy theories and strange predictions abound, and they even discuss another rabbit hole franchise—The Matrix. Come follow along and see where they go. But please, don’t tell us if we’re right! 0:00 Introduction 1:30 Last week’s… Read More TangleCast 51: Forecasting the Promised Neverland The post TangleCast 51: Forecasting the Promised Neverland appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:46:57

TangleCast 50: Separation and Protection

3/5/2019
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This week on the TangleCast, Matthew of Team Anchester takes a different route than usual. You’re invited to listen in on how God spoke to Matthew recently with an unexpected anime reference, proving that the God of the universe does in fact love nerds. We hope that you might be encouraged by this unique testimony.… Read More TangleCast 50: Separation and Protection The post TangleCast 50: Separation and Protection appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:25:57

TangleCast 49: Podcast-Sama, Love is War?

2/19/2019
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Missing the romance of Valentine’s Day? Not to fear—Team FtK has you covered! David, Peter, and Holly dig into one of this season’s most popular series, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and ponder on their own experiences in giving relationship advice, the role that pride has in dating, and most importantly, whether it was okay for… Read More TangleCast 49: Podcast-Sama, Love is War? The post TangleCast 49: Podcast-Sama, Love is War? appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:57:48

TangleCast 47: Rage and Grace of the Shield Hero (REPOST)

1/29/2019
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Like Goblin Slayer the season before it, The Rising of the Shield Hero arrived this season accompanied by controversy. But three episodes in, Shield Hero seems to be about more than shocking or upsetting its audience. In fact, it’s not the false accusation of rape that’s most interesting about the show—it’s how our hero reacts… Read More TangleCast 47: Rage and Grace of the Shield Hero (REPOST) The post TangleCast 47: Rage and Grace of the Shield Hero (REPOST) appeared first on Beneath the...

Duration:00:44:47

TangleCast 46: The Abridged Episode

1/22/2019
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Parody, when done well, can bring humor, thought, and heart to a topic that might be lacking in those qualities. In western otaku culture, anime parody has taken off in the form of “abridged series,” which often get to the heart of an anime’s theme in a clever, and as Team Trinity argue, more effective… Read More TangleCast 46: The Abridged Episode The post TangleCast 46: The Abridged Episode appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:42:35

TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror?

1/15/2019
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Everyone wants to win. Everyone wants to be a hero. That’s why we love anime about heroes who conquer all odds. But what’s left for the good guys to do once they conquer? When all the odds have been even-ed? Are they heroic in the off-hours? Does one eat, drink, and do everything else as… Read More TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror? The post TangleCast 45: What’s More Than A Conqueror? appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:22:01

TangleCast 44: 2018 Anime Highlights and Previewing 2019

1/8/2019
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Happy New Year! This week on the TangleCast, Team FtK (David, Peter, and Holly) talk about their anime highlights from 2018, including some gems that you might have missed (or that Holly dropped…this seems to be a recurring theme), like Hinamatsuri, Goblin Slayer, and That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. The team also previews… Read More TangleCast 44: 2018 Anime Highlights and Previewing 2019 The post TangleCast 44: 2018 Anime Highlights and Previewing 2019 appeared first on Beneath...

TangleCast 43: A Very Merry Attack on Titan Christmas

12/18/2018
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What does the lowly birth of Christ in a manger have to do with season three of Attack on Titan, and especially that scoundrel, Kenny Ackerman? Far more than you could possibly imagine. Join Matthew of Team Anchester as he prepares us for Christmas by explaining an unexpected connection. Here’s this week’s CQ (Cast Question):… Read More TangleCast 43: A Very Merry Attack on Titan Christmas The post TangleCast 43: A Very Merry Attack on Titan Christmas appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:25:23

TangleCast 42: The Tragic Hope of Tokyo Ghoul

12/11/2018
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Today we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a thematic exploration of the Tokyo Ghoul series with me, your guest host, Alex! This will be a spoiler-filled episode as I cover rich themes in the series, including otherness, transformation, and hope (as misguided as it may be)—if you haven’t read/or… Read More TangleCast 42: The Tragic Hope of Tokyo Ghoul The post TangleCast 42: The Tragic Hope of Tokyo Ghoul appeared first on Beneath the Tangles.

Duration:00:21:30

TangleCast 41: That Time Isekai Got Reincarnated as Something Different

12/4/2018
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This week on the TangleCast, guest podcaster, Andrew, joins David, Peter, and our newest team member, Holly (Anime Pop Heart) to talk about the season’s most interesting isekai selection (sorry Sword Art Online): That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. They discuss the significance of names, explain the awesomeness of Shizue, and try to… Read More TangleCast 41: That Time Isekai Got Reincarnated as Something Different The post TangleCast 41: That Time Isekai Got Reincarnated as Something...