Something More: Blue Exorcist’s Theology and My Heart, Your Jesus Beats

Riverdine jumps into Blue Exorcist and explains the problems she has with the show’s theology. [Inevitably Revised]

D.M. Dutcher finds Christian symbolism in the character backgrounds, actions, and motivations of Angel Beats. [Cacao, put down the shovel!]

Rocklobster notes the Faustian themes of Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica in his review of the series. [Lobster Quadrille]

Wendeego explains some of the religious symbolism in episode 3 of Sasami-san@Ganbaranai, as well as how the show conveys mythology in a contemporary context. [Shibireru Darou?]


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. 


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