Something More: Jesusmonogatari, GGO’s False Prophet, and Christian Writers on Ghibli

School is back in session for most students, which means that summer is coming to a close.  That means the fall season of anime is just around the corner.  Can you believe it?  But writers continue to blog wonderful articles for the shows coming to a close for the summer season, including those below. Medieval… Read More Something More: Jesusmonogatari, GGO’s False Prophet, and Christian Writers on Ghibli

Something More: Yuri for Christians, Religion Inverted, and Dostoyevsky in my Nisemonogatari

While Barakamon continues to provide Christian bloggers with some juicy themes (how am I not watching this series?), a number of writers visited older titles this week as they talked spirituality: Courtney tackles the question, “Should a Christian watch anime?” [Geek Meets World] Medieval Otaku looks as the falsehoods shown in Nisemonogatari and what role… Read More Something More: Yuri for Christians, Religion Inverted, and Dostoyevsky in my Nisemonogatari

Tempted By the Fruit of Another…Possessed Anime Girl

I absolutely love Bakemonogatari.  It’s such a unique series, full of interesting characters and perhaps the best dialogue of any anime I’ve seen. Nisemonogatari brought back the same characters (while adding more) and the cool dialogue…but with it, a host of problems.  One was Araragi himself, who seemed to now be visiting all of his… Read More Tempted By the Fruit of Another…Possessed Anime Girl

Passion Week, Day 1: Loving You for Who You Are – Araragi and Senjougahara

Ever loved someone so much it hurts? Well, be glad that your hurt was probably only emotional and not physical pain, say, like taking a staple to the cheek. In Bakemonogatari (and further in Nisemonogatari), Koyomi Araragi has various supernatural adventures concerning a number of girls.  However, it is the first girl that remains the… Read More Passion Week, Day 1: Loving You for Who You Are – Araragi and Senjougahara

Nisemonogatari Episode 02: Tempting Encounters (and Encountering Temptation)

The only show this season which I was looking forward to with great anticipation was Nisemonogatari.  It hasn’t disappointed so far, revisiting old friends and hooking us with wonderful wordplay and dialogue, not to mention the amazing direction and music. But while watching episode 2, I became very uncomfortable for obvious reasons – it was… Read More Nisemonogatari Episode 02: Tempting Encounters (and Encountering Temptation)