Something More: The Dao of DBZ and Gingitsune’s Guide to a “Godly” Friendship

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

Christianity, Gnosticism, & Daoism in Penguindrum, a Chibi Crisis of Faith, and Sankaku (Christian) Complex

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