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Posted 6/5/08

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Ne, if anyone would mind answering...is it bad to do fan-stuff like maybe make groups for your favorite character or claiming your anime crush? Just a question please...^_^


of course not... making him your idol (as in you're totally obsessed with him) is a different thing though.



Ahh...thank you~ ^_^ *reminding self to keep obsession to 50%)



well mayby 45%. Keep it going guy and gals. Got alot of good replys.
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Posted 6/6/08

Ratman21 wrote:


aprilsierra0601 wrote:


anevie wrote:


aprilsierra0601 wrote:

Ne, if anyone would mind answering...is it bad to do fan-stuff like maybe make groups for your favorite character or claiming your anime crush? Just a question please...^_^


of course not... making him your idol (as in you're totally obsessed with him) is a different thing though.



Ahh...thank you~ ^_^ *reminding self to keep obsession to 50%)



well mayby 45%. Keep it going guy and gals. Got alot of good replys.


XD Ahehehe

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I believe there is a bible verse that answers this question...



Romans 14

1Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters. 2One man's faith allows him to eat everything, but another man, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. 3The man who eats everything must not look down on him who does not, and the man who does not eat everything must not condemn the man who does, for God has accepted him. 4Who are you to judge someone else's servant? To his own master he stands or falls. And he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.

5One man considers one day more sacred than another; another man considers every day alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. 6He who regards one day as special, does so to the Lord. He who eats meat, eats to the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who abstains, does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God. 7For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. 8If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

9For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living. 10You, then, why do you judge your brother? Or why do you look down on your brother? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat. 11It is written:
" 'As surely as I live,' says the Lord,
'every knee will bow before me;
every tongue will confess to God.' "[a] 12So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.

13Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother's way. 14As one who is in the Lord Jesus, I am fully convinced that no food is unclean in itself. But if anyone regards something as unclean, then for him it is unclean. 15If your brother is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother for whom Christ died. 16Do not allow what you consider good to be spoken of as evil. 17For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, 18because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men.

19Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. 20Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All food is clean, but it is wrong for a man to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble. 21It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother to fall.


I don't believe there is a problem watching anime. I enjoy a good storyline. The main point is to prevent others from stumbling because of your actions. I may say it's ok to watch anime but if by my actions in watching anime, I cause someone else to stumble in their faith, then it is no longer ok to do so.
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WOW some one has been studying....
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Nicely done clear water, I love Romans, great book of law, very detailed accounts of how a christian should behave.
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Ratman21 wrote:

WOW some one has been studying....


Well, I've had questions about this a while back. Is it wrong to play certain video games, watch certain things on TV. A good friend at school new this chapter, and gave it to me to help me out. As long as it doesn't interfere with my faith...or disobey the Bible's preset rules, it's alright. There's another test out there:

Phillipians 4:8-9

8Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

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Anything that directly or indirectly contradicts God's word is an idol.

How can you tell if anime is becoming an idol?

if you choose anime over going to church on a sunday, you are dangerously close to having an idol

if you put off reading your bible to watch anime, you have an idol

if you give up prayer time for anime time youuuuu have an idol.

you have a misplaced loyalty, anything that leads you to disobeying God.

if you put work above the responsibilities of your family, your work has become an idol.

if you care for no one else outside of your family, you have made your family an idol

if you "sell out" and use a negative means to gain popularity, your reputation has become your idol.

if studying for your classes takes prescidence over time with God via worship, fellowship, or prayer, school has become your idol.

final thoughts:
Your views of what’s good and bad become twisted. "Your idols define good and evil in ways contrary to God's definitions.


with that said I have beat the horse to death, I cannot possibly think of anything else, even researching online I have not found anything that would contradict anything I have previously said, so with that said terrific bible verses have been brought up thanks in part to clear water for those I missed. READ the bible for answers to life, emphasis on Philippians, Romans, Deuteronomy. subject is no longer is it ok to like anime and God but the definition of idolatry.

I'm going to watch bleach and Naruto then goto bed early tonight.
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Thank you for the info's guys~ ^_^

Praise God for this thread! ('cause this cleared things up)
Posted 6/12/08
I can't say that anime is all bad, in fact I personally think that it is creative and interesting. However, more then 50 percent of anime involve spirits and the supernatural. Not to mention in the long run causes addiction. I have a point to make, nothing is bad unless we label it bad. Too much of anything kills you. If you wanna love God, love God. If you wanna watch anime, be careful not to idolize it or get addicted to it. You can get pretty messed up, i can tell you that.
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Posted 6/12/08

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I can't say that anime is all bad, in fact I personally think that it is creative and interesting. However, more then 50 percent of anime involve spirits and the supernatural. Not to mention in the long run causes addiction. I have a point to make, nothing is bad unless we label it bad. Too much of anything kills you. If you wanna love God, love God. If you wanna watch anime, be careful not to idolize it or get addicted to it. You can get pretty messed up, i can tell you that.


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good thing my PC's toos low to watch anime online now.. hehe everything really works together for good!^_^
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I'll summarize:

God created all things for us to enjoy, but not take his place.
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Posted 7/6/08

Faeleia wrote:

I'll summarize:

God created all things for us to enjoy, but not take his place.


Good summerie of well every thing that is not God
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Posted 7/31/08
Well any more.....
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I like both duh.................
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