Something More: Kiba-Cheza-Mary-Jesus, Writing Papal Manga, and Spirituality in Sora no Woto

Medieval Otaku refers to Wolf’s Rain as “essentially a Christian allegory,” focusing particularly on the symbolism of Kiba and Cheza as Jesus and Mary. [Medieval Otaku] Foxy Lady Ayame digs deep into Sora no Woto, discussing ideas like the spiritual and healing aspects of a festival depicted in the series. [Anime Diet] Regina Doman blogs… Read More Something More: Kiba-Cheza-Mary-Jesus, Writing Papal Manga, and Spirituality in Sora no Woto

Duel of the Fates (and Penguins), Jesus Anime = Bad, and Anime and Religion for Buckeyes

The Mawaru Penguindrum front this week is headlined by Kylaran’s post on how fate is symbolized through the “visual landscape of the show.”  The analysis of all sorts of items related to the fate within the show, including extended talk about the fruit and it’s relation to sin and other ideas, is deep and well-thought-out.… Read More Duel of the Fates (and Penguins), Jesus Anime = Bad, and Anime and Religion for Buckeyes

Penguins at Jesus’ Arrest, Tabuki as Judas, and a Proliferation of Christian OEL Manga

Draggle sees Momoka of Mawaru Penguindrum as a Christ figure with disciples, including Tabuki as Judas.  Roghek responded to that post with one of her own, discussing the episode in terms of the Biblical ideas of sin affecting future generations.  Draggle then wrote another post focusing on our attitudes toward victims and again quoting scripture.… Read More Penguins at Jesus’ Arrest, Tabuki as Judas, and a Proliferation of Christian OEL Manga