Something More: Biblical Names of Symphogear, Yura’s Unclean Cup, and Good Catholics in Anime

Cytrus gives a wonderfully in-depth analysis of character names in Symphogear, with a few relating to Jesus, Mary, and Eve. [Yaranakya] Frank dives into Stella Women’s Academy, High School Division Class C3, examining, among other things, Yura’s Pharisaical actions. [A Series of Miracles] Lady Geek girls talks Catholic, as in positive portrayals of Catholics in… Read More Something More: Biblical Names of Symphogear, Yura’s Unclean Cup, and Good Catholics in Anime

Something More: Kenshin’s Journey Toward Mercy, Bad Catholics in Maoyu, and Dreams of a Christian Japan

This week has been full of great articles involving religion and spirituality!  Unfortunately, I may have missed a few – the move from Google Reader to Feedly has been largely snag free, until this week, when I found that their latest update has omitted the search feature.  RSS users beware. Anyway, onto the articles! Medieval… Read More Something More: Kenshin’s Journey Toward Mercy, Bad Catholics in Maoyu, and Dreams of a Christian Japan

Something More: Shinto Shinkai, Moe Jesus, and Religion Data Girl

TheSubtleDoctor believes Makoto Shinkai is offering some criticism of certain aspects of eastern religion in his film, Children Who Chase Lost Voices. [rayout] Vivi really enjoyed the Saint Young Men OVA, though offering the manga as even better. [Sekijitsu] D.M. Dutcher offers recommendations to Christians in his dissection of the “community over individual” theme in Onani… Read More Something More: Shinto Shinkai, Moe Jesus, and Religion Data Girl

Something More: Giant Christian Robots, Jesus Anime App, and The Curses of Magi and Little Busters

What do mecha tells us about the Christian faith?  Quite a lot, actually. [Cacao, put down the shovel!] Ty-chama addresses Old Testament generational curses, and how Little Busters and Magi demonstrate that we can overcome our lots in life. [Watashi wa Bucho!] Tsunderin points out Hindu allusions in her review of the 3 x 3… Read More Something More: Giant Christian Robots, Jesus Anime App, and The Curses of Magi and Little Busters

Something More: No One Suspects the Anime Inquisition

Only a couple of religion-tinged aniblog posts this week – come on, blogosphere!  Point out those religious allusions! Sumairii discusses the church’s accusations (and annoyance with them) in episode 8 of Maoyuu Maou Yuusha [Sushi GoKart] TWWK (wait…) discusses how his fandom and faith intersect. [Study of Anime] __ As part of the Something More… Read More Something More: No One Suspects the Anime Inquisition

Something More: Medieval Maoyuu Maou Yuusha Church, The Last Temptation of Madoka, and Samurai Deeper Christ

Nami dives into the themes of redemption and Christ symbolism in Trigun. [The Budding Philosopher] Medieval Otaku compares Demon Eyes Kyo to Christ and examines some Christian themes and symbols in Samurai Deeper Kyo. [Medieval Otaku] D.M. Dutcher of the Cacao, put down the shovel blog continues “A Christian’s Guide to Anime and Manga,” posts… Read More Something More: Medieval Maoyuu Maou Yuusha Church, The Last Temptation of Madoka, and Samurai Deeper Christ