Something More: Kiba-Cheza-Mary-Jesus, Writing Papal Manga, and Spirituality in Sora no Woto
Medieval Otaku refers to Wolf’s Rain as “essentially a Christian allegory,” focusing particularly on the symbolism of Kiba and Cheza as Jesus and Mary. [Medieval Otaku]
Foxy Lady Ayame digs deep into Sora no Woto, discussing ideas like the spiritual and healing aspects of a festival depicted in the series. [Anime Diet]
Regina Doman blogs about the process of writing Habemus Papam, Manga Hero’s OEL manga concerning the life of Pope Benedict XVI. [Manga Hero]
Zeroe4 discusses the “necessity of hope” on his personal blog, referring to his time in Japan. [Zeroe4]
As part of the Something More series of posts (formerly Spirituality in the Anime Blogosphere), 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.
Posted on 11.30.2012, in Anime, Christianity, Japan, Manga, Shintoism and tagged Habemus Papam, hope, Jesus Christ, Manga Hero, OEL manga, Sora no Woto, Wolf's Rain. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a Comment.