David examines morality in Eureka Seven Ao, and mentions the use of Catholic liturgies as naming devices. I’m a few episodes behind in the series and am actively avoiding spoilers, so I didn’t read the article, but I’m sure it’s fine reading as is typical of this wonderful site. [The Untold Story of Altair and… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Accel World Enlightenment, Revisiting Madoka, and Jesus Figures in Kokoro Connect and Other Anime
I recently tweeted this: The problem with Eureka Seven Ao is that there are too many fun characters. Oh, wait…that’s not a problem. Obviously, I’m really digging the show. Besides the wonderful action pieces and terrific animation, it’s the characters that have me absorbed. And in particular, many of these interesting players are part of… Read More Eureka Seven Ao and Generation Celebrity
Draggle compares two characters from Medaka Box to God the Father and Jesus Christ, pointing out ideas like perfection, brokenness, and one’s place before a perfect God. [Draggle’s Anime Blog] JoeAnimated examines the meanings of names in Eureka Seven Ao, including IFO names, which are all connected to Catholicism. [We Remember Love] The latest attempt… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Medaka Jesus Box, Liturgical IFOs, and Kami in the Legend of Zelda
Ammtoday has begun a blog similar to ours, examining Christianity through anime. A post this past week compares a scene in the manga, From Far Away, to Jesus’ temptations in the wilderness, and encourages us to find power in weakness. [Anime and Manga Industries Today] Ben Ettinger gives a very thorough review of the Happy… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Happy Science Anime, Mission: Otaku, and What’s in a Name?