Nick Calibey examines the sometimes biblical meanings of names, including Shuu’s from Guilty Crown. [A Rather Silly Blog] Ty-chama analyzes episode 10 of Shinsekai Yori and touches on her personal faith, as well how the episode emphasizes the idea of a sinful nature. [Watashi wa Bucho!!] Annoying Dragon reviews Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt’s Yokai… Read More Something More: Naming Shuu, Sin in Shinsekai Yori, and Reviewing Yokai Attack!
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
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