King David and the Invisible God in Kure-nai

Characters: Shinkuro Kurenai, Renjo Kuhoin, and Ryuuji Kuhoin Series: Kure-nai Gender: male Occupation: dispute mediator and family heads Bible Twins: Joab, King David, and Absalom Overview Based on how I enjoyed stories featuring parents and kids, one of my co-bloggers, R86, recommended that I watch Kure-nai.  I dove in, expecting another touching story in the… Read More King David and the Invisible God in Kure-nai

Finding the Invisible God in Claymore: Phantom Miria

Character: Phantom Miria Series: Claymore Gender: female Occupation: claymore Bible Twin: Jesus Christ Overview When it comes to manga, one series continually leaves powerful impressions on me, volume after volume.  Claymore, Norihiro Yagi’s violent fantasy series about demon-hunting women who are part demon themselves, is an epic series in terms of its scope, multiple story… Read More Finding the Invisible God in Claymore: Phantom Miria

Finding the Invisible God in…Eden of the East (Part 4)

From the impression given by its title through to the very end of the series (at least thus far), Eden of the East conveys strong Christian symbolism.  Months after I drew allusions between three of the Seleção in the series and Biblical individuals (Shiratori and the adulterous woman, Mononobe and Lucifer, and Takizawa and Christ),… Read More Finding the Invisible God in…Eden of the East (Part 4)