Jonathan Tappan does a wonderful job of explaining context necessary to understand the Shinto conventions in Sasami-san@Ganbaranai. [FunBlog]
Tom Pinchuk ruminates on the importance of religion and spirituality in Dragonball Z. [Anime Vice]
Pinchuk also mentioned the topic in a previous post I missed, commented on how DBZ related to the Hindu epic, Ramayana. [Anime Vice]
And speaking of articles I missed the first time around, Kylaran last week discussed the connection between Buddhist/Hindu conventions and both the title and show structure of Oreshura. [Behind the Nihon Review]
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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