Something More: Doubting Homura, Ghostic Haibane, and Ef: A Tale of Theologies
Japes gets into the nitty gritty of the characters’ personal theologies in Ef – A Tale of Melodies in a thorough and thought-provoking post. [Japesland]
Nick Calibey correlates Rakka’s sprouting of wings in the first episode of the series to teachings of the Gnostic movement. [A Rather Silly Blog]
Emily compares Homura’s storyline in Puella Magi Madoka Magica to Doubting Thomas. [For Me, in Full Bloom]
Annalyn compares the Christian God to Striker, the self-declares one, of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet. [Annalyn’s Thoughts]
D.M. Dutcher finds the Erica Fontaine of Sakura Wars to embody a positive and fairly accurate portrayal of a Christian. [Cacao, put down the shovel!]
Tommy ends his review of Anime Expo with an interesting note related to his Christian beliefs. [Anime Bowl]
As part of the Something More 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.
Posted on 07.12.2013, in Anime, Christianity, Religion and tagged Anime Expo, Doubting Thomas, ef - A Tale of Melodies, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Gnostic, God, Haibane Renmei, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Sakura Wars, theology. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.