Something More: Thanksgiving Kami, Psycho Pass Through the Fire, and Jesus of the Valley of the Wind

Happy holidays, everyone!  Again, there are a slew of wonderful articles to share this week.  I’m also didn’t have time to do this week’s column (thank goodness I made some time), so please link any other related articles I may have missed in the comments below!e ar

The shinto diety of Inari (animated in Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha) gives us reason to pause and give thanks. [Study of Anime]

There are a number of wonderful Christ figures in fiction, and a certain Studio Ghibli heroine stands tall among them. [Geeks Under Grace]

Who knew that Ulysses S. Grant, Akatsuki no Yona, and the materially poor all have something in common? [Medieval Otaku]

Akane of Psycho-Pass 2 demonstrates an ability to overcome difficult situations, and further, grow stronger through them. [2]

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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