When I watch anime, one thing that I often don’t pay attention to is the architecture. I am more interested in reading the dialogue, laughing at the jokes, or seeing who will win the next epic fight scene. Structures are only interesting to me when actually highlighted by the anime itself, which isn’t very common.… Read More Anime Architecture at the Morikami Japanese Gardens
Day 11: Victory May all of our dear readers be enjoying a happy and penitential Advent in preparation for the feast which—to quote the carol “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen—”all others doth deface.” For my “12 Days of Christmas” post, I have chosen to reflect on episodes 10 and 11 of Patlabor, which occur on… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime: Patlabor
Episode 7 of Nameko Families provides a striking parallel to Jesus’ parable of the lost sheep. [Old Line Elephant] The beauty of ABe’s concept artwork for Haibane Renmei is undeniable, and begs the question of whether he was inspired by Christian paintings. [Fantastic Memes] Medieval Otaku sees a parallel between how the Christian God is… Read More Something More: God’s View of a Giftia Wife, Parable of the Lost Nameko, and Allah or YHWH in Arslan Senki?