The Quirks of My Hero Academia- Kinoko Komori- Mushroom Quirk

My Hero Academia- Kinoko Komori   We have known about Class 1B for a while now, but it isn’t until recently that we really have gotten a chance to see more than just a few of the students in action, as well as get a better look at their quirks.  While Class 1B is the Read More …

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes   The eagerly awaited Hero Aca movie, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes has just ended its limited theatrical release here in the USA.  I was able to see it thanks to Funimation extending its run by two days this past week.  As impressive as My Hero Academia: Two Heroes is, Read More …

Goat Folk in A Centaur’s Life

The Other Species of A Centaur’s Life   If you thought I was done with the monster girls of A Centaur’s Life, well then you would be wrong.  There are still a few species worth mentioning like the Goat Folk, Antarcticians, and Amphibian Folk.   Goat Folk The Goat Folk of A Centaur’s Life can Read More …

Feeling no pain

Feeling No Pain   While it is not the most common trope in anime, there are more than a few characters who have the unique ability to not feel any pain.  This can be because the character has been hurt so much that they no longer react to pain, trained to work through the pain, Read More …

Teaching Ecology- Was Thanos Right

Was Thanos Right?     I know it’s not anime, but I wanted to share something that I tried in the classroom recently.  While I like to end with an ecology/environmental science unit, as I find it is a unit that is very adaptable to the hectic end of the year schedule, the new curriculum Read More …

Gravity Training

Gravity Training Previously I discussed the positives and negatives of training with wearable weights, as seen in martial arts anime.  However, there is another type of training found in shounen anime and that is the gravity training popularized by Dragon Ball Z.  Instead of training with body weights the characters train in heavier than earth Read More …

Weighted Clothing

Weighted Clothing From shouen action series like Dragon Ball and Naruto to sports anime like Hajime no Ippo, weighted clothing have been a classic anime trope to help characters gain speed, strength, and agility.  Now by training weights I do not mean pumping iron in the gym, but wearable weights that you could use all Read More …

Recettear- Reginald Drisby

Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale   This is going to be a different post from what you normally see from me in that today we are going to be looking into the science behind video games.  And by science, I mean the portrayal of scientific topics in the game itself, and not the game’s programming.  Read More …

The Quirks of My Hero Academia Part 3

The Quirks of My Hero Academia Part 3 Both the My Hero Academia Manga and Anime are going strong with no end in sight, and Kōhei Horikoshi continues to add characters with interesting quirks. Good Ear- Sirius   Sirius is an anime original character that first appears in Episode 27.  She is a pro hero Read More …