Something More: Religion at Katsucon, Hinduism in Death Parade, and Heaven in Wolf’s Rain

Truth be told, this week’s post was intended to be the last regular column of Something More.  I felt that especially with an umber of the writers we feature here having recently joined our site, the column had outlived its usefulness.  That was still my thought this morning, until I realized just how many spirituality-related… Read More Something More: Religion at Katsucon, Hinduism in Death Parade, and Heaven in Wolf’s Rain

Something More: Heaven in Saiyuki and Haibanem Renmei Religion

Josh W. provides some short thoughts on Haibane Renmei, including a significant and insightful one about the religious allusions in the show. [Res Studiorum et Ludorum] Lady Saika uses Saiyuki‘s depiction as an example of how Heaven is portrayed in series and film. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends] Rocklobster points out the problems that the… Read More Something More: Heaven in Saiyuki and Haibanem Renmei Religion

Revolutionary Girl Utena, Episode 09: Something Eternal

With episode nine of Revolutionary Girl Utena, there again (thankfully) seems to be some advancement in storyline beyond emphasizing mystery and developing characters.  We learn more about the past of several council members, while Saionji brings Anthy to the castle in the sky in order to reach an “eternal reward.” The allusions and symbols in the… Read More Revolutionary Girl Utena, Episode 09: Something Eternal