Something More: Thanksgiving Kami, Psycho Pass Through the Fire, and Jesus of the Valley of the Wind

Happy holidays, everyone!  Again, there are a slew of wonderful articles to share this week.  I’m also didn’t have time to do this week’s column (thank goodness I made some time), so please link any other related articles I may have missed in the comments below!e ar The shinto diety of Inari (animated in Inari,… Read More Something More: Thanksgiving Kami, Psycho Pass Through the Fire, and Jesus of the Valley of the Wind

Something More: AnoHana and the Holy Spirit, God Using Bakuman, and Nausicaa as Jesus

Lady Saika discusses Haiyore! Nyarko-san in her examination of the elder God, Cthulu. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends] Tsunderin and MadameAce point out the Jesus allusion in a very critical review of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. [Lady Geek Girl and Friends] Guardian Enzo mentions a number of religious connects in episode four… Read More Something More: AnoHana and the Holy Spirit, God Using Bakuman, and Nausicaa as Jesus

Spirituality in Miyazaki’s Films: An Interview with Jolyon Thomas

My writing on anime and Christianity is largely reflective and personal.  However, there are a number of individuals in academia who have written extensively on anime and religion.  One such scholar is Jolyon Baraka Thomas, who graciously agreed to an interview with me.  I discovered his writings through an excellent article he wrote about Hayao… Read More Spirituality in Miyazaki’s Films: An Interview with Jolyon Thomas