Trauma & Play At Work in Arakawa Under the Bridge

“Recovery can take place only within the context of relationships; it cannot occur in isolation.” — Judith Herman, Trauma and Recovery

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Hope & Redemption Across Cultures

Andy: That there are places in the world that aren’t made out of stone. That there’s… there’s somethin’ inside that they can’t get to; that they can’t touch. It’s yours.
Red: What are you talkin’ about?
Andy: Hope.
Red: Hope? Let me tell you something, my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane. It’s got no use on the inside. You’d better get used to that idea.

Search around the web a bit for impressions of RAINBOW Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin and you’ll soon find a few comparisons of the anime to The Shawshank Redemption.

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