“If I was born to die, then what was my reason for existing in this world?” —Konno Yuuki, SAO II. Sword Art Online II has many faults, and some folks can’t take it seriously as a result. That’s a shame, because SAO deals with big issues that warrant serious discussion. The characters’ conversations in the last episode,… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Why am I alive?
This summer season has provided a lot of fun, entertaining series, and surprisingly some thought-provoking ones as well! One that surprises me in the lessons it gives, as evidenced by Japes’ article earlier this week, is Hanayamata, which has also provided some great material for Frank. See his article below, along with some other other… Read More Something More: Encouraging Hanayamata, Lying Kirito, and Blue Exorcist Theology
The beginning of a new anime season is always fun! Anibloggers are most active during this time, with literally a thousand or more anime articles coming out this week. Luckily, a number of those are spirituality-related, and we have a slate of great articles to link to today! Frank is excited about the new season… Read More Something More: Deva Orochimaru, Humble Kirito, and Bishie Satan
After being on hiatus for a week, your favorite column, Anime Today, has made a triumphant return! (Kudos to those of you who even noticed that I was gone…). And with this come back, I bring a slew of new anime, courtesy of the Summer 2014 season! It seems like this season, and perhaps even… Read More Anime Today: Not a Sequel
“Mixed feelings” would probably best describe my attitude toward Sword Art Online II, perhaps the most anticipated returning series this season. I loved the first cour – no other series has provided me with more material about which to write! The second, however, brought me anger (Asuna) and gagging (Leafa). SAO II begins in an unexpected… Read More Sword Art Online II, Episode 1: Mission Impossible