Winter Anime 2015 Review (Part 2/3)

Today we continue our review of the winter 2015 anime season with reviews of Aldnoah.zero 2, Junketsu no Maria, Drrrx2, Dog Days”, Parasyte, and The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls.  And tune in tomorrow for a finale that we’re approaching a little differently! The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls stardf29 – 8/10 The original iDOLM@STER anime… Read More Winter Anime 2015 Review (Part 2/3)

Something More: Serve Like a Librarian, Arrogant Aldnoah, and Doraemon Temple

The fall season is in full swing!  But the articles below are largely for series from seasons past (not that it’s a bad thing to reflect on shows we’ve already finished). Frank has been commenting on Hanamayata all season long, and concludes with a post covering Christian themes in the final episodes and the season… Read More Something More: Serve Like a Librarian, Arrogant Aldnoah, and Doraemon Temple

The Bible’s Twist Ending Trumps Aldnoah.Zero’s

Two weeks after Aldnoah.zero‘s violent climax, fans are still a flutter over how season one ended.  In a week where there were a number of much-talked about finales (Terror in Resonance, Haikyuu!, Free!, and the Tokyo Ghoul manga among them), Aldnoah.zero‘s was perhaps the most shocking. Of course, shocking isn’t always good.  For Japes and… Read More The Bible’s Twist Ending Trumps Aldnoah.Zero’s

Something More: Catholicism in Baby Steps, Religion of Eureka Seven, and Idolizing K-On!

What a week for spiritual articles in the blogosphere!  Check out the abundance of posts linked below, a number from bloggers and writers who don’t usually write about religion: Josiah Harrist beautifully weaves his experiences as the child of missionaries with his viewings of many Studio Ghibli classics. [Christ and Pop Culture] M.S. O’Brien looks… Read More Something More: Catholicism in Baby Steps, Religion of Eureka Seven, and Idolizing K-On!