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Something More: Your Love in April, Virtuous Violence in Akame ga Kill, and TTGL's Megachurch

Isn’t it funny that when an anime season near its end, we seem to be less excited about finales the shows we’ve invested in than we are to the slate of new series about to arrive?  223 more words


Shintoism: definition

Shintoism is a polytheistic religion from Japan . His ideas have penetrated the Japanese company and remain today in the minds of the Japanese. Life after death is not a concern. 96 more words


Surrealism and Nihilism in Kobo Abe's Woman in the Dunes

Kobo Abe is widely regarded as the father of Japanese surrealism. His work Women in the Dunes can certainly be called surrealist as it features themes of obsession, control and power, futility, and escape.It follows an entomologist, Junpei Niki who travels to a desert village searching for bugs who live in the sand. 407 more words

World Literature

A Primer to Religion in Japan.

So it’s been quite a while since my last post. I had tons of stuff I wanted to talk about, but after I got hit by a particularly bad case of food poisoning I lost the motivation to write for quite a while. 3,650 more words


Something More: Islam and Anime, KanColle Christians, and Dying Shinto Trees

Could this be called a world report version of Something More? This week, we have stories from Japan, of course, but also from Indonesia and, why not, we can say that a KonColle article is international, too!  201 more words