troperville

tools

toys

Wiki Headlines
It's time for the second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest, theme: cute monsters! Details and voting here.

main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Analysis: So Ra No Wo To
  • Existentialism: Sora No Woto touches several points of Existentialism, most notably Angst, Despair and the Absurd. An overarching theme of the show is how people give meaning to their lives, from religion to sticking up for their True Companions or their country, or clinging to delusions like Madam Jacquotte, in the face of an aloof, uncaring universe, contrasted to the pointlessness of it ("If the world is going to die, what are we fighting for?"). The episodes where this is more blatant are episode seven and the last DVD episode (in particular Rio's final voice-over). Filicia Heideman in particular is a textbook case of The Anti-Nihilist.
    Filicia in episode seven: There can't possibly be any meaning in this world. But isn't that wonderful in its own right? Because if there isn't any, we can find our own.
    • Rio's answer to the question posited in episode seven (What are we fighting for?):
    Let's go, to our dreams and more. Even if the world is to die, everything until that moment is our future.

  This page has not been indexed. Please choose a satisfying and delicious index page to put it on.  



random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
1938
32