Something More: Saint Young Men to Film Screens and Yokai in the Shadows

Charles Dunbar teaches about ambiguity and yokai, while weaving an essay that reads a bit like a scary tale itself. [Study of Anime] Zeroe4 tells of the battles we must all face, emphasizing spiritual battle (it seems), while making comparisons to Sword Art Online. [Zeroe4] Rocklobster’s strongly positive review of Chrono Crusade includes a lot… Read More Something More: Saint Young Men to Film Screens and Yokai in the Shadows

Something More: Evil Religion in Shin Sekai Yori, Catholic Context in Angelic Layer, and My Seven Little Deadly Sins

The new season of anime has started!  Each season brings with it a series or two that deals with spiritual, supernatural, and/or religious themes.  Since these ideas are often used simply as a plot device with little meaning, I tend to ignore these shows.  But Shin Sekai Yori may be a little different.  And at… Read More Something More: Evil Religion in Shin Sekai Yori, Catholic Context in Angelic Layer, and My Seven Little Deadly Sins