Questions tagged [symbolism]

This tag is for questions looking for meanings, either explicit or subject to interpretation, behind a character, a setting, an action of a character, a plot point.

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About the artworks used in the Elfen Lied opening scenes (contains nudity)

The anime Elfen Lied is notorious for its one of a kind OP, featuring the mesmerizing theme song Lilium composed by MOKA and performed by Kumiko Noma, as well as sequences of art porn, a homage to ...
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Is there a meaning behind the paintings in Tsubaki Kureha's living room?

In episode 7 of Yuri Kuma Arashi, I noticed that Liberty Leading the People was hanging on the wall in Tsubaki Kureha's living room: Here's an image of the full painting: I get the symbolism of ...
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What's the significance of the 'w' finger position in Elfen Lied?

I've noticed that in the opening sequence, and the big climactic moment at the very end of the season, Lucy has her hands on the figure's back with the ring/middle fingers together and the other two ...
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What is the relation between the flowers and the heroines in ED sequence of Photokano?

At the end of the ED sequence of Photokano, 7 main (?) heroines are shown. Then in the next scene, at the same position, a pot of flower is shown for each of the girls. What are the flowers shown in ...
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Is the Hyuuga main family's juinjutsu a Swastika?

In Naruto, the Hyūga clan is divided into two houses: the main house and the branch house. The main house members brand the branch house members with a Juinjutsu (Cursed mark), which has the objective ...