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 Lenten season began this week, and even the otaku community, which is largely disassociated with Christianity, the holy season didn’t go by unnoticed. Some of this week’s Something More article relate to Lent, while others relate to our usual, tying anime into other religious topics: The folks at Manga Hero gives context regarding Lent… Read More Something More: The Invisible God of Arrietty, Christian Conquest Zvedza, and Lent for Otaku
Rob has taken the mantle of “Christian anime reviewer” and run with it, posting lots of episode reviews on his new site, with recommendations specific for Christians. Among the reviews this week are Pupa (Episode 1), Nobunagun (Episode 4), and Magical Warfare (Episode 1). [Christian Anime Review] D.M. Dutcher reviews Fortune Arterial, with some notes… Read More Something More: Pupa for Christians, Religion in Inari Konkon Koi Iroha, and Adventure Time at the Sisteen Chapel
While the idea of historic prodigies genetically inhabiting the bodies of our protagonists presents a unique plot, the structure of Nobunagun, one of the new series I’ve been following this season, is not new. The first episode confuses us with significant, but as of yet unexplained plot points, while trying to overwhelm the audience with… Read More Nobunagun and Evangelion, Response and Choice