Something More: Barakamon Christianity, Valkyria’s Salvation, and the Rapture of Tenchi Masaki

In the first two episodes of the Barakamon, Frank finds important points that all experienced Christians should probably take under consideration. [A Series of Miracles] D.M. Dutcher finds an analogy for the rapture in Tenchi Forever, and examines why that film captures the essence of the rapture better than explicitly Christian depictions of it do.… Read More Something More: Barakamon Christianity, Valkyria’s Salvation, and the Rapture of Tenchi Masaki

Something More: Anime Nuns, Childish Religion, and Bye, Bye, Brynhildr

Stinekey explores the depiction of nuns in geek culture. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends] Lazarinth breaks away from his usual aniblogging to comment on why he feels religion is childish. [Fantasy and Anime] Rob’s latest Christian-centric reviews includes those for recent episodes of Brynhidlr in the Darkness [1] (which he has decided to drop) and… Read More Something More: Anime Nuns, Childish Religion, and Bye, Bye, Brynhildr

Something More: Buddhist x Buddhist, Noragami Catholicism, and Manga in a Buddhist Temple

Our site is of course focused on finding Christian allusions and themes in anime, and oftentimes this article finds the same in other sites doing the same kind of work.  And so I’m glad that this week’s links provide a little more diversity when it comes to spiritual conversation and anime: Annalyn explores Buddhist and… Read More Something More: Buddhist x Buddhist, Noragami Catholicism, and Manga in a Buddhist Temple

Spring 2014 Anime Season: First Impressions, Including Haikyuu, Black Bullet, and Captain Earth

Who says this season won’t be any good? After a lackluster winter season (though Japes and Goldy found some bright spots in it), the spring is offering some really enjoyable series of it’s own.  Usually, I’m able to cull out all but 3-4 series immediately, focusing on just those, but this season promises to make… Read More Spring 2014 Anime Season: First Impressions, Including Haikyuu, Black Bullet, and Captain Earth