Something More: AnoHana and the Holy Spirit, God Using Bakuman, and Nausicaa as Jesus

Lady Saika discusses Haiyore! Nyarko-san in her examination of the elder God, Cthulu. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends]

Tsunderin and MadameAce point out the Jesus allusion in a very critical review of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends]

Guardian Enzo mentions a number of religious connects in episode four of Red Data Girl. [Lost in America]

The Medieval Otaku, frequently featured in this column, celebrated both his 100th post and one year blogging anniversarythis past week.  Congratulations! [Medieval Otaku]

There were a number of reviews posted this week that contained ratings and other information directed at Christian viewers:

Also, a little something more to something more – I missed a couple of articles (and maybe a lot more) the last few weeks as I’ve started to learn the ins and outs of Feedly versus Google Reader.  Here are a couple good ones I missed out on:

Our own Zeroe4 comments on his personal experience, specifically discussing how his own relationship with the Holy Spirit relates to his viewing of AnoHana and Jintan’s experiences. [Zeroe4]

Kokoro Hane tells how God motivated her through Bakuman to work on storyboards. [Kokoro no Uta]


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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