Medieval Otaku explores Dusk Maiden of Amnesia and how pride gets in the way from us embracing God’s love. [Medieval Otaku]
Did you know that the musicians of AKB0048 can be representative of Christian missionaries? Seriously and truly. [A Series of Miracles]
Annalyn shares her personal experiences with depression and the importance of faith and friendship as she examines Nabari no Ou. [Annalyn’s Thoughts]
Annalyn continues to talk candidly, comparing the big dreams of Space Brothers to her own search for what God wants of her. [Annalyn’s Thoughts]
Continuing her thoughts, Annalyn extensively compares herself to Mutta of Space Brothers, asking the question of what God wants her to do with her life. [Annalyn’s Thoughts]
Frank explores the role that grace plays in Sora no Woto. [A Series of Miracles]
Is there more to be found than just superficial Christian imagery in anime? Japes believes so. [Japesland]
Japes then looks at Haibane Renmei, Spice and Wolf, and Narcissu: 2nd Side as he examines deeper Christian themes in anime (and visual novels). [Japesland]
Charles Dunbar interviews Nina Matsumodo, a mangaka whose work, Yokaiden, explores yokai folkore. [Study of Anime]
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.
4 thoughts on “Something More: AKB0048 Missionaries, Amazing Anime Grace, and Space Brother Dreamin’”
Thanks for reblogging this post and others of mine. With summer having arrived and everyone taking vacations or otherwise enjoying themselves, it’s pretty hard to bring people to the blog. I hope to do my best to return the favor in the future.
These represent my thoughts as well. Thank you so much for all your support in my blogging!
No problem, JP!
Summer’s definitely a weird time when it comes to, well, almost everything we consume! And no problem – you always write interesting articles!