I would argue that Pokémon is the single most influential anime in North America today. I say this because I know far more people, many younger than me, who have seen or watched Pokémon and don’t otherwise watch anime. For me, my first anime was Pokémon: The First Movie. I watched it at my best friends house in… Read More Is Pokémon Okay for a Christian to Watch?
Just as I thought this project would end, I was blessed to receive a tweet from Study of Anime‘s Charles Dunbar, who graciously wrote a final (?) addition for the Aniblogger Testimonies. Charles has been a great friend to my blog, contributing without knowing and on purpose as well. This eleventh post in the series… Read More Aniblogger Testimony: You gotta have faith
While I’m open to exploring all sorts of religious connections to anime and manga on my blog, my focus is on Christian spirituality. I’m a Christian, and so I was very interested in how anibloggers felt about the faith. As I mentioned earlier this week, 1/4 of survey respondents identified themselves as Christian, much lower than the… Read More Anime and Religion Survey: Anibloggers and Christianity