One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
D.M. Dutcher reviews Wolf Children and finds a parallel to the idea of Christians being “in the world, but not of it.” [Speculative Faith] Rob continues his Christian reviews, closing out series like Golden Time  and Nobunagun , while reviewing new shows like Captain Earth . Medieval Otaku gives his thoughts on Witch Craft… Read More Something More: Catholicism in Noragami, Wolf Children of God, and Bye, Bye, Animekritik!
The end of the year means retrospection and of course, “best of” lists. During my time in the aniblogosphere, I’ve been blessed to read hundreds and hundreds of wonderful posts, and though I don’t visit aniblog sites as much now as I did in the past, I still read articles related to anime and religion… Read More Top Blog Posts About Anime and Religion in 2012: #1-10
I discovered a new blog this week, and strangely not through the Aniblog Tourney. Lady Geek Girl and Friends examines geek culture, but adds to that with discussion of religion, feminism, and other ideas. In one post, for instance, Lady Saika dishes about the portrayal of Christianity in anime, realistic and otherwise. [Lady Geek Girl… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Tattoos of Psalms and Spike Spiegel, Pride of Fate/zero Mages, and a Holy Light on Gon
A Day Without Me continues her thoughtful revisit of Big O II by analyzing episode four, beginning her post with talking prophets and explaining the symbolism of the Leviathan. [GAR GAR Stegosaurus] Aorii is back in the mode of blogging (yay!), sorta (boo!), by discussing how the plot of a light novel she’s involved in… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Spitting Image of Stigmata, Zen Samurai, and the Prophet and Leviathan of Big O
Ray wonders what would have happened to him if anime had never come into the picture, and ponders about the connection between his Christian faith and that medium. [Anime Diet] Also on Anime Diet, Monsieur LaMoe laments the lack of nun characters this season, as he graphically explains why is moe for Christian girls, while… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: In the Garden of Yuri, the Significance of Jesus Cosplay, and Hindu Anime Cola
Anime Kritik takes an unusual approach to the spit-filled first episode of Mysterious Girlfriend X, taking about, among other things, Biblical ideas regarding spit (and other bodily fluids) and the freedom of the New Covenant. [Kritik der Animationskraft] Mira does an amazing job of unraveling the religious symbolism, including Hindu, Buddhist, and Shinto elements, connected… Read More Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere: Jazzy Christians, the Religious Context in Tsuritama, and Holy Spit!