Christianity, Gnosticism, & Daoism in Penguindrum, a Chibi Crisis of Faith, and Sankaku (Christian) Complex

Another week, another spattering of Mawaru Penguindrum posts that talk religion: vucubcaquix mentions the Christian apologetic argument that an orderly creation is evidence of a creator as he describes Ringo’s feelings about fate; Ephemeral Dreams points out the yin and yang of the series and explains the idea, emphasized in Daoism; and draggle continues with his analysis of gnostic symbols in the show.

Landon explores a crisis of faith and other spiritual aspects in episode one of Chibi Devi.

I’m not sure what to make of this, but Ronin Frontier presents a humorous reflection on quite a change in Sankaku Complex’s focus.

Connie reviews volume 7 of JinJun Park’s Raiders, a manhwa featuring Judeo-Christian elements.

Reverse Thieves’ “Manga of the Month” is Saint Young Men, one of the most interesting and unique concepts in all manga.


Husband. Dad. Occasionally Korean. Enjoys Star Wars, ASOIAF, and Meg Ryan movies. Tweets before proofreading. Ghibli. Oregairuuuuu. Jesus is King.

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