Your heroes will all eventually let you down. This was a particularly hard lesson for me to learn as I transitioned from childhood into adolescence. We all encounter this feeling to some degree as a part of maturation, but it was maybe especially harsh for one who worshiped at the foot of pop culture and… Read More Never Meet Your Heroes, Right, Renton?
During this time of pandemic, all organizations and groups have had to change the way they do things. The church has been no different. For many, that means starting to stream worship services online if they hadn’t been doing so already. And despite the many challenges in going to an online format, this has perhaps… Read More Digital Church Services for Otaku
Hello again! A few weeks ago I was talking with one of the staff members about what I expected or didn’t expect about this DTS. The truth is, I didn’t really have any expectations. I had no idea what we would be doing. I can’t believe so few of the YWAMers I’ve met warned me… Read More Lynna’s Adventure in Japan: Part 2
I’ll be covering Anime Today as our normal columnist, Japes, takes a break to deal with, you know, real life. I was not a fan of season one of Noragami. The anime-only ending really killed it for me – it felt so patchwork and underwhelming and, well, “anime only” that it left me with bitter… Read More Anime Today: Worshiping Bishamon
*This is the Kingdom of Zeal theme from Chrono Trigger, it flows well while reading this article* Today’s world is full of information, technology and wealth. Everyday people are coming out of poverty and gaining power over their own lives, instead of relying on others. Majority of people still live in extreme hardship though, but every year… Read More Gaming With God: How Zeal Almost Destroyed The World
I’m not sure that I could identify myself as an overly emotional person. If you know me as well as my immediate family, that statement probably sounds like an outright lie. Growing up, I was always quick to cry (a source of constant frustration, being a male). Even random conversations that resulted in seemingly little… Read More Inspiring Praise: Hatsune Miku, Mitchie M, and the Emotion of Song
Today, James concludes his guest post series on the visual novel, Planetarian, which is among those we recommend for Christian audiences. Note: This post continues directly from the end of Part Two If we keep this meaningful juxtaposition of music and story fixed firmly in our minds and accept the Christian interpretation, the rest of… Read More Planetarian: An Analysis (Part Three)