Between the Panels: Disciples of e(L) – (Ch. 40)

When it comes to Christian allusions, Death Note pulls no punches. Whether it’s an artistic replication of The Fall of Man by Michelangelo, Light’s literal taking of the forbidden fruit, or the Gregorian choirs, crucifixes, and god-complexes, there’s a bit of Christian influence sprinkled across every chapter (and episode) of the series. Perhaps the most… Read More Between the Panels: Disciples of e(L) – (Ch. 40)

Annalyn’s Corner: Ookami-san and a Favor that’s Impossible to Return

I’ve been meaning to watch Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakama-tachi (Okami-san and her Seven Companions) for a while. This twelve-episode anime draws heavily on fairy and folk tales, and my love for these classic stories never dies. I finally watched it this past week. It was… decent, once the narrator’s voice stopped annoying me. The title… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Ookami-san and a Favor that’s Impossible to Return

Kino-pocalypse Now…Or, It’s the End of the World As Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Two weeks have passed since Harold Camping’s end-of-the-world predictions failed to materialize.  As that day approached, I tried to think of something anime-related to blog about, but I couldn’t find anything adequate to write.  Then, I read this entry the other day by the Cajun Samurai on the Christian Anime Alliance boards: I feel the… Read More Kino-pocalypse Now…Or, It’s the End of the World As Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Fashion, Madoka, and Redemption

As I blogged about a week or two ago, the anime blogosphere was set ablaze with posts about the final episodes of Puella Shoujo Madoka Magica, with many focusing particularly on the spiritual aspects that were clearly being emphasized.  I wrote a post in that vein as well, which coupled with another spiritual post I… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Fashion, Madoka, and Redemption