Fact Check: Archer’s Irredeemable World

Anime is full of references to religion, which presents a great opportunity to discuss matters of spirituality.  And that’s the idea behind this column, Fact Check, in which I’ll investigate some of the claims of anime and manga characters and weigh them against the truth of scripture. The Claim One of the things that makes… Continue reading Fact Check: Archer’s Irredeemable World

Fact Check: Mikasa’s Cruel World

Anime is full of references to religion, which presents a great opportunity to discuss matters of spirituality.  And that’s the idea behind this column, Fact Check, in which I’ll investigate some of the claims of anime and manga characters and weigh them against the truth of scripture. The Claim Today's claim comes from Mikasa Ackerman… Continue reading Fact Check: Mikasa’s Cruel World

Fact Check: Heaven’s Feels’ (Im)Morality of Life

Created and developed far from Europe and the Americas, and conceived in a country where less than 1% of the populace is Christian, manga could hardly be called out for inaccurately portraying Christianity.  It would be silly for calling out mangaka for getting the story of Christ wrong or for presenting the Bible as “just… Continue reading Fact Check: Heaven’s Feels’ (Im)Morality of Life

Fact Check: Migi’s Claim of Humans as Demons

Migi and Shinichi

Parasyte (Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu) has been a provocative series.  On a surface level, it weaves together grotesque, hyper-violence with humor and a gentle protagonist, while combining modern anime style with 80's sensibility.  On a deeper level, it also calls forth significant topics - in episode two, we are introduced to a heavy environmentalist theme,… Continue reading Fact Check: Migi’s Claim of Humans as Demons

Fact Check: Claymore Teresa’s Only Thing to Live For

Created and developed far from Europe and the Americas, and conceived in a country where less than 1% of the populace is Christian, manga could hardly be called out for inaccurately portraying Christianity.  It would be silly for calling out mangaka for getting the story of Christ wrong or for presenting the Bible as "just… Continue reading Fact Check: Claymore Teresa’s Only Thing to Live For

Fact Check: Aldnoah.Zero’s Sins

Created and developed far from Europe and the Americas, and conceived in a country where less than 1% of the populace is Christian, manga could hardly be called out for inaccurately portraying Christianity.  It would be silly for calling out mangaka for getting the story of Christ wrong or for presenting the Bible as "just… Continue reading Fact Check: Aldnoah.Zero’s Sins