Lucky Star Shrine, Prayers for a VA and for New Years, and Blue Exorcist Through a Christian Lens

Anime and religion are two of the inspirations for Ken Kitano’s metaportraits, which are on display with others at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Alafista’s picture of the day features Japanese men and women praying at Shiogama Temple for New Year’s. Zyl presents his “Lucky Star shrine” pilgrimage. Voice actress Tia Ballard solicits prayers… Read More Lucky Star Shrine, Prayers for a VA and for New Years, and Blue Exorcist Through a Christian Lens

Sermon of the Penguins, Why Madoka Isn’t All That, and a New Jesus Anime

Draggle presents an awesome analysis of episode 11 of Mawaru Penguindrum, including a discussion of fate (with some mentioning of Christianity). Speaking of Mawaru Penguindrum, Landon comments on the ritualistic nature of the series, which he compares to Sunday sermons, with somewhat unfavorable views on both (caution: lots of foul language). Patrick Woodward, the (uncredited?)… Read More Sermon of the Penguins, Why Madoka Isn’t All That, and a New Jesus Anime