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Japanese Environmentalism, Shinto, & 'The Legend of Zelda'

I recently read an article on Kill Screen titled “The Unmistakable Influence of Shintoism on Videogame History.” The writer, Jack Flanagan, is primarily concerned with the emotional affect of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, which makes the player feel good about being out and about in nature. 1,910 more words


Another year, another penis festival in Japan

In Japan, spring is an important time of year. The cherry blossoms are blooming, the cold weather is slowly giving way toward warmer temps, AND it’s time for certain shrines to dust off their penises. 656 more words


The Shinto Religion

I believe that the common good in all people is a Universal Power of Good.  These good people are guided by their god, doctrines, creeds or just a high morality of good.   486 more words