Something More: Crucifixion in Anime, Wolfwood’s Tithing, and Religion in Pokemon

Christmas is just under a week away? In terms of aniblogging, that means lots and lots of reflective posts – and a good number of them involving religion.  This is likely the last post in this column until next year, so enjoy your quota of terrific articles about anime and spirituality! Trigun’s traveling preacher, Nicholas… Read More Something More: Crucifixion in Anime, Wolfwood’s Tithing, and Religion in Pokemon

Something More: Magi Love, Christian Lessons from Naruto, and Kill La Kill Buddhism

While shows like Your Lie in April and Wolf Girl and Black Prince continue to give great material for spiritual discussion, it’s interesting that some series with big moves on the horizon – Naruto with a final movie upcoming and Digimon with a return of it’s season one characters – also provide opportunities to discuss… Read More Something More: Magi Love, Christian Lessons from Naruto, and Kill La Kill Buddhism

Something More: Your Pursuit in April, SAO’s New Earth, and Eureka Seven’s Messiah

Baby, it’s coooold outside! A perfect opportunity, I think, to watch anime and read about it! Edward Elric knows he’s missing something in human transmutation equations – he just doesn’t know it’s the soul. [Old Line Elephant] There’s plenty of comparison to be made to both the Christian and Buddhist religions with relationship to deities… Read More Something More: Your Pursuit in April, SAO’s New Earth, and Eureka Seven’s Messiah

Something More: Christians in Manga, Father God in Hanayamata, and SAO’s Garden of Eden

As the new season moves forward, it looks a bit top-heavy, with Unlimited Blade Works, Mushishi and a few others already being raved about.  Frank talks about Mushishi below, though most of the rest of these weeks’ links point to shows of yesteryear (or at least last season). In the new season of Mushishi, Frank… Read More Something More: Christians in Manga, Father God in Hanayamata, and SAO’s Garden of Eden

Something More: Good Librarians and the Good Shepherd, SAO Friendship, and Moe Buddhist Girl Figures

A new season of anime is here!  Although it may be too early to judge it, at the very least, there’s a lot of excitement in the air for new shows, with fewer sequels and more originals this season, including one that Frank talks about below in our lead-off article this week: Frank finds a… Read More Something More: Good Librarians and the Good Shepherd, SAO Friendship, and Moe Buddhist Girl Figures

Something More: Faustus Metal Alchemist, Hopeful Anime Heroes, and Anime as Bible Study

A great thing about being an anime fan is that four times a year, we can get excited about a slate of new series!  While we wait on most of these to begin, a number of bloggers reflect on the final episodes of summer 2014 anime and on series older than those. Draggle digs into… Read More Something More: Faustus Metal Alchemist, Hopeful Anime Heroes, and Anime as Bible Study

Something More: Christian Anime Idols, Sailor Moon Gossip, and Integrity in SAO

The end of the summer season is here!  While some may not have enjoyed it much, it’s been one of my favorites in recent memory.  At least, judging by some of the posts below, it’s provided plenty of fuel for discussion! Milesvibritannia looks at the issue of morality in anime, delving deeply into a number… Read More Something More: Christian Anime Idols, Sailor Moon Gossip, and Integrity in SAO

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: Forgiving Kirito’s Sin, Real Barakamon Church, and Hamatora’s Anti-Christ

The summer season has passed it’s mid-point, and bloggers continue to find great spiritual connections in current series, joining a number of other excellent articles about some more classic ones that posted this week. Frank finds perhaps an intentional connection to Christianity and Japan’s Hidden Christians in Barakamon. [A Series of Miracles] Annalyn looks into… Read More Something More: Forgiving Kirito’s Sin, Real Barakamon Church, and Hamatora’s Anti-Christ