Something More: Kill la Cross, Madoka’s Universal Church, and Sailor Moon Mythology

Welcome to the first of our more sporadic version of Something More.  The blogosphere has been resplendent in it’s spiritual-related articles the last couple of week, regarding anime series both current and classic. Christian symbolism runs rampant in Kill la Kill, as do opportunities to discuss Christian themes and ideas, particularly as they relate to… Read More Something More: Kill la Cross, Madoka’s Universal Church, and Sailor Moon Mythology

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: Magi Love, Christian Lessons from Naruto, and Kill La Kill Buddhism

While shows like Your Lie in April and Wolf Girl and Black Prince continue to give great material for spiritual discussion, it’s interesting that some series with big moves on the horizon – Naruto with a final movie upcoming and Digimon with a return of it’s season one characters – also provide opportunities to discuss… Read More Something More: Magi Love, Christian Lessons from Naruto, and Kill La Kill Buddhism

Guest Post – Contra Divitias: Kill la Kill’s Opprobrium of Wealth

Medieval Otaku is run by a bookworm inflamed with a desire for learning and for God.  The study of foreign cultures, literature, and history eventually led to him discovering anime, which hooked him with the remarkable richness and beauty of its stories and is likely to remain a strong hobby of his for decades to… Read More Guest Post – Contra Divitias: Kill la Kill’s Opprobrium of Wealth

Mid-season review: The winter anime is not as terrible as the weather has been.

Stop; take a breath. We’re just past the halfway mark of the winter anime season. I can feel the warm breezes of spring coming (along with Jojo part 3! \o.o/). With the crazy snowstorms behind us and the feeling a bit of a chilly winter still nipping at our noses (or not, if you’re living… Read More Mid-season review: The winter anime is not as terrible as the weather has been.

Something More: Christ la Christ and Anime for Cancer Research

The Medieval Otaku looks to Kill la Kill‘s Ryuko Matoi to discuss the idea of a Christian falling into temptation before responding in faith. [Medieval Otaku] Although not directly related to religion, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that John is doing something wonderful with review copies for anime.  He is auctioning them… Read More Something More: Christ la Christ and Anime for Cancer Research

Something More: Outbreak Company Evangelism, Shaming Kill la Kill, and Shintoism in Gingitsune

We have a couple weeks’ worth of articles to mention, so let’s get started! Frank finds that Outbreak Company‘s “mission” offers some very important lessons for missionaries of the gospel. [A Series of Miracles] Medievalotaku refers to the sin and sainthood, among other ideas, in his examination of how Kill la Kill approaches the idea of… Read More Something More: Outbreak Company Evangelism, Shaming Kill la Kill, and Shintoism in Gingitsune