Something More: Christ’s Sacrifice > Madoka’s, Oukoku Christian Game, and AnoHana and the Supernatural

I didn’t update “Something More” last week, so today’s links include two week’s worth.  Sorry for the delay! Japes looks at the supernatural in AnoHana and how we might approach the topic from a Christian point of view. [Japesland] Nick Calibey responds to a post that argues that Madoka’s sacrifice in Puella Magi Madoka Magica… Read More Something More: Christ’s Sacrifice > Madoka’s, Oukoku Christian Game, and AnoHana and the Supernatural

Something More: AnoHana and the Holy Spirit, God Using Bakuman, and Nausicaa as Jesus

Lady Saika discusses Haiyore! Nyarko-san in her examination of the elder God, Cthulu. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends] Tsunderin and MadameAce point out the Jesus allusion in a very critical review of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends] Guardian Enzo mentions a number of religious connects in episode four… Read More Something More: AnoHana and the Holy Spirit, God Using Bakuman, and Nausicaa as Jesus

Interview with Japanese Missionary Michelle Mikoski

Japan has a very small Christian population, with estimates ranging from about 2% to 0.5% of the Japanese identifying themselves as Christian.  Missionaries from the U.S. and other countries, however, are working to spread the gospel in the country.  Michelle Mikoski and her husband, Nate, recently returned to the U.S. after a missions trip in… Read More Interview with Japanese Missionary Michelle Mikoski