Amelia Pang interviews Derek Padula, author of “Dragon Ball Z: It’s Over 9,000!”, about how he’s devoted much of life to exploring the connections between that series and Buddhist and Daoist philosophies. [The New School Free Press] Frank digs into Gingitsune and finds parallels between the main relationship of the series and a Christian’s relationship… Read More Something More: The Dao of DBZ and Gingitsune’s Guide to a “Godly” Friendship
Perhaps the most important aspect of this blog is connecting with you. And as such, we encourage you to send us questions and comments through the “Ask the Staff” tab along the site menu. One such response we received was the following, from reader Res: So, I’m a huge Cowboy Bebop fan. So, my curiosity… Read More Untangled: What Religion Does Cowboy Bebop Convey?
Another week, another spattering of Mawaru Penguindrum posts that talk religion: vucubcaquix mentions the Christian apologetic argument that an orderly creation is evidence of a creator as he describes Ringo’s feelings about fate; Ephemeral Dreams points out the yin and yang of the series and explains the idea, emphasized in Daoism; and draggle continues with… Read More Christianity, Gnosticism, & Daoism in Penguindrum, a Chibi Crisis of Faith, and Sankaku (Christian) Complex