Something More: Christmas Mass in Polar Bear Cafe, the Sins of Mirai Nikki, and Eureka 7’s Spiritual Character

Medieval Otaku compares how Mirai Nikki and Elfen Lied each demonstrate the nature of human sinfulness. [Medieval Otaku]

Nick Olson of Christ and Pop Culture includes early scenes from The Secret World of Arrietty among his 25 most memorable of 2012. [Christ and Pop Culture]

Suburban Banshee points out a scene involving Catholicism in the Christmas episode of Polar Bear Cafe. [Aliens in This World]

Among other observations, r0402 mentions how the spirituality of the William character in Eureka Seven stands in stark contrast to how it is shown through the rest of the series. [Ideas Without End]

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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. 

Special thanks to Don of Zoopraxiscope for passing the Polar Bear Cafe post on to me!  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.

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