Something More: Noragami Religion, Hopeless Black Butler, and Persecuting Naruto

The past two weeks have been overwhelming in terms of just how many articles have been posted relating to anime and religion/spirituality.  There’s so much to dig into – I hope you have as much fun reading through these articles as I did! Are you headed to SuperCon at the end of this month?  If… Read More Something More: Noragami Religion, Hopeless Black Butler, and Persecuting Naruto

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

The Wheat and the Weeds in Psycho Pass

Psycho Pass follows Unit One of the Public Safety Bureau’s Criminal Investigation Division in a futuristic Japan. The most notable thing about this futuristic world is how most things in a person’s life are determined by the program SIBYL and the person’s psycho pass, meaning basically their mental state. A bad psycho pass with a “crime coefficient” that is too… Read More The Wheat and the Weeds in Psycho Pass

Something More: Shinto Shinkai, Moe Jesus, and Religion Data Girl

TheSubtleDoctor believes Makoto Shinkai is offering some criticism of certain aspects of eastern religion in his film, Children Who Chase Lost Voices. [rayout] Vivi really enjoyed the Saint Young Men OVA, though offering the manga as even better. [Sekijitsu] D.M. Dutcher offers recommendations to Christians in his dissection of the “community over individual” theme in Onani… Read More Something More: Shinto Shinkai, Moe Jesus, and Religion Data Girl