Head Injuries in Anime Part 4- CTE- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Head Injuries in Anime Part 4- CTE   Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, has been in the news a lot recently with the concussion crisis that the NFL and American football in general has been dealing with.  Now you are probably expecting me to be looking at Eyeshield 21, an American football anime.  Sadly, I Read More …

Head Injuries in Anime Part 3- Concussions

Head Injuries in Anime Part 3- Concussions As promised, here is the third in my series on head injuries in anime, specifically concussions.  Now we can finally talk about what happens to Ash when Misty cracks him on the head for doing something stupid again, or when Erza has to reign in Natsu.   Concussions Read More …

Head Injuries in Anime part 2- Hematomas

Head Injuries in Anime Part 2 In part one of Head Injuries in Anime I explained how all those bumps on the head our favorite anime characters receive can be a lot more than just simple bruises, such as a variety of skull fractures.  There are of course a number of head injuries beyond bruises Read More …

head Injuries in Anime Part 1- Skull fracture

Head injuries in Anime Shounen anime and the overlapping category of martial arts anime are often defined by the powers the main characters possess and the battles they go through during the course of the story.  This is the same whether we are talking about classics like Dragon Ball Z and Hajime no Ippo, or Read More …

Teaching with Anime- Monster Activity

Teaching with Anime- Halloween Activity Halloween is one of those interesting little holidays where we don’t get the day off, but there might be special events throwing the regular schedule into chaos.  At best you have your regular schedule, but let’s be realistic, even the high school students are not totally focused on the lesson Read More …

Wall Walking Technology in Boruto

Ninja Technology in Boruto part 2 Wall walking is a very common and rather easy skill for the ninjas in the world of Naruto to do compared to people in the real world.   Naruto is able to do this by using a mystical energy called chakra that circulates through the bodies of people in Read More …

Noise Canceling Technology in Boruto

Ninja Technology in Boruto part 1   The world of Boruto and its parent manga Naruto is rather anachronistic at times.  This is a world where you can have radios, computers, dirigibles, and even trains being used alongside ninjas that fight using magic and weapons from the Warring States period of Japan.  Needless to say, Read More …

Teaching with Anime- Kaleido Star

Teaching with Anime Kaleido Star             The following post is for the science teachers in my readership, so it’s not for everyone.   Kaleido Star Theoretical Patients The following is not really a lesson per se, but more of an activity that you could use during or at the end of Read More …

Kaleido Star- Layla Hamilton’s shoulder injury

Layla Hamilton’s shoulder injury in Kaleido Star   Layla Hamilton is the star of the Kaleido Stage and acts like an antagonist, friend, and mentor to Sora throughout the first season.  In the final arc of the season Layla and Sora are challenged with performing the Legendary Great Maneuver in order to save the Kaleido Read More …

Kaleido Star- Ken’s Weak Heart

Kaleido Star- Ken’s Weak Heart Kaleido Star is an anime original story by GONZO from the early 2000s (April 2003 to March 2004) that was later dubbed and brought to the states by Funimation.  It is an interesting show that is a mix of sports anime meets performing arts, meets the circus.  I’ll write a Read More …