Examining Old School Anime: Joe Yabuki’s Hard Heart

Here’s my first post for my bi-weekly column on Beneath the Tangles.

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Greetings to our dear readers!  Having accepted TWWK’s invitation to write for Beneath the Tangles, we decided that blogging about old school anime (anime produced in the 80’s and in prior decades) would make for an interesting addition to the blog and introduce fans to some great old series.  This column shall point out and discuss themes in old school anime from a Catholic viewpoint.  Hopefully, the articles will both encourage you to explore older anime and provide ideas which will enrich your meditations on the Faith.

The salient feature of Ashita no Joe‘s plot lies in that it is a conversion story, pure and simple.  All my articles on this show will relate to this major point, and no better starting point for this conversion story exists than in the unfortunate state of Joe’s hard heart.  Diamonds are less solid!  Joe trusts no one, believes in nothing, and…

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