Within the anime media, most people simply accept the sexualization of females, both of young girls and older women; Japan has such a heavy secular influence that series created by anime companies are saturated with heavy doses of fan service. This is not an unfair assumption to make especially when analyzing almost every popular anime; there are always elements of sexualization present. Continue reading “Is All Anime Porn?”
Anime is one of those forms of media that most Christians automatically slap the “taboo” label on without giving it a second thought, and I understand where they are coming from. Sexual immorality, secularism, and Buddhist philosophy are present in this genre, oppose the teachings of the Bible, and bring many people away from their faith. Pornography from anime, particularly ecchi and hentai, has become a HUGE struggle for many Christians, tainting the purity of many young people, and locking themselves in a prison that they cannot escape. Continue reading “Should Christians Watch Anime?”
Although picking up a new anime series may be an easy task for any regular person, the task is daunting and difficult for Christians. Since nearly all of the companies that make anime are from Japan, many shows are saturated in morals and ideas rooted in Buddhism, Secularism, and Atheism, which makes searching for the “perfect” anime to be very hard. I, for one, have had difficulty in achieving this task, and have had to rely on the opinions of my otaku friends. Aimlessly searching Google for the answers that you need can be tedious, and there are not many Christians who dare to recommend such a “taboo” practice.
I may have watched anime for only two years, and although I’m not the best qualified person for the job, I wanted to share some anime that I have either heard extremely good things about or that I have personally watched that will help propel your faith if watched with the right mindset. These are the kind of shows that will not only keep you engaged with an amazing plot, dynamic characters, and amazing action animation, but also allow you as the audience to learn something new about human nature. These are wholesome shows that I have and would watch myself. Ultimately, the takeaway from all of these anime should be something that leads you to see that there is an overwhelming need for Christ. Continue reading “Anime Recommendations For Christians?”