Something More: Gods in K, Deism in Future Diary, and When Bad Things Happen to Zetsuen no Tempest Characters

Mira mentions the presence of Shinto and Buddhist allusions in episode six of K. [Hachimitsu]

In Tenchi’s thorough analysis of episode five of Zetsuen no Tempest, she contemplates the role God has when bad things occur and how people find comfort in God during those times. [Tenchi’s Thoughts]

Rocklobster compares Deus and Murmur of Future Diary to the Deist conception of God. [Lobster Quadrille]

The Cajun Samurai briefly mentions some of the religious allusions within Eden of the East in his very positive review of the series. [The Cajun Samurai]

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As part of the Something More series of posts (formerly Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere), 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. 

TWWK

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

2 thoughts on “Something More: Gods in K, Deism in Future Diary, and When Bad Things Happen to Zetsuen no Tempest Characters

  1. Awww, shucks! Thanks for the shout-out man! I only wish I had the knowledge you have so I could do a deeper analysis of the religious aspects of “Eden of the East”.

    1. Bah, don’t flatter me. I totally feel inadequate to do deeper analysis, though I did take a stab a few times with this series!

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