Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Jazzy Christians, the Religious Context in Tsuritama, and Holy Spit!
Anime Kritik takes an unusual approach to the spit-filled first episode of Mysterious Girlfriend X, taking about, among other things, Biblical ideas regarding spit (and other bodily fluids) and the freedom of the New Covenant. [Kritik der Animationskraft]
Mira does an amazing job of unraveling the religious symbolism, including Hindu, Buddhist, and Shinto elements, connected to the opening myth (and therefore the locale) presented in episode one of Tsuritama. [Hachimitsu]
This week revealed that Christianity may play a significant role in the new anime, Sakamichi no Apollon. A number of bloggers mentioned this, with Tsuki giving more thoughts than most. [Emory Anime Club]
As part of the Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere series of posts, each week, Beneath the Tangles links to writings about anime and manga that involve religion and spirituality. If you’ve written such a piece or know of one, please email TWWK if you’d like it included.