Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Casey Anthony and Death Note
Casey Anthony fever, anyone? This terrible story came to a climax last week, with Anthony’s acquittal on murder charges. Across the country and through the many forums available on the Internet, many let their displeasure known. Many cried at the lack of justice – some in an angry voice, even calling out death threats.
One of the most popular and controversial anime of recent years, Death Note, also involved the themes of violence and vigilante justice. Tommy of Anime Bowl has drawn parallels between the series and the Casey Anthony backlash, while connecting it to Christian ideas of sin, punishment, and grace. It’s a wonderful post, and I recommend everyone to go have a read: