Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Medaka Jesus Box, Liturgical IFOs, and Kami in the Legend of Zelda

Draggle compares two characters from Medaka Box to God the Father and Jesus Christ, pointing out ideas like perfection, brokenness, and one’s place before a perfect God. [Draggle’s Anime Blog]

JoeAnimated examines the meanings of names in Eureka Seven Ao, including IFO names, which are all connected to Catholicism. [We Remember Love]

The latest attempt to present Christianity in a manga version is “The Bible: A Japanese Manga Rendition,” of which Ken gives a middling review. [Sequential Ink]

On her Manga Mondays column, Lady Saika invites us to check out the “Trinity Blood” manga, mentioning, among other things, the series’ religious aspects. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends]

One of our co-bloggers, Zeroe4, informs us about what he’s been doing in Tokyo for DTS (Discipleship Training School). [Zeroe4]

And though not directly related to anime or manga, I thought I’d end with Djinn’s analysis of the kami nature of Jabu-Jabu in Link’s “Ocarina of Time” adventures. [Zelda Dungeon]

TWWK

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

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