Something More: Doubting Homura, Ghostic Haibane, and Ef: A Tale of Theologies

Japes gets into the nitty gritty of the characters’ personal theologies in Ef – A Tale of Melodies in a thorough and thought-provoking post. Nick Calibey correlates Rakka’s...

Japes gets into the nitty gritty of the characters’ personal theologies in Ef – A Tale of Melodies in a thorough and thought-provoking post. [Japesland]

Nick Calibey correlates Rakka’s sprouting of wings in the first episode of the series to teachings of the Gnostic movement. [A Rather Silly Blog]

Emily compares Homura’s storyline in Puella Magi Madoka Magica to Doubting Thomas. [For Me, in Full Bloom]

Annalyn compares the Christian God to Striker, the self-declares one, of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet. [Annalyn’s Thoughts]

D.M. Dutcher finds the Erica Fontaine of Sakura Wars to embody a positive and fairly accurate portrayal of a Christian. [Cacao, put down the shovel!]

Tommy ends his review of Anime Expo with an interesting note related to his Christian beliefs. [Anime Bowl]

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As part of the Something More series of posts, each week Beneath the Tangles links to writings about anime and manga that involve religion and spirituality.  If you’ve written such a piece or know of one, please email TWWK if you’d like it included. 

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  • Frank
    12 July 2013 at 3:28 pm

    Uh, the thing about Haibane Renmei you have credited to me is not mine (it links to another blog entirely). Might want to fix that.

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    • TWWK
      12 July 2013 at 4:15 pm

      Woops. I don’t know how I confused your blog with Nick’s. Must’ve mixed them up as I was reading both his post and yours regarding Anime Expo. -_-‘

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  • Finding Madoka
    8 December 2013 at 4:00 am

    I look forward to the next time this blog covers the Madoka franchise.

    The new movie has been… revealing

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    • TWWK
      10 December 2013 at 1:10 pm

      Thanks for the kind words. I’m actually going to the theater tonight to watch the film. I’m sure I’ll have something to say!

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