Turning Jupiter into a Star

Turning Jupiter into a Star Heroic Age   Heroic age was an anime first production by studio XEBEC that aired in 2007.  Airing alongside the likes of Gurren Lagan and Gundam 00, during a period of waning popularity of giant robot shows, it didn’t get the biggest reception at the time.  It was also an Read More …

Human evolution in Gundam- What is a newtype

Human Evolution in Gundam- aka the newtype   It goes without saying that any anime fan worth his salt knows about the Gundam multimedia franchise.  It first began in 1979 with the original Mobile Suit Gundam, and continues to this day with Iron Blooded Orphans.  The series has several key elements that combine to give Read More …

The Genetics of Super Saiyans

The Genetics of the Super Saiyan If you haven’t heard of the multimedia franchise of Dragon Ball, then you are either extremely young or living under a rock.  Dragon Ball along with Sailor Moon was one of the anime that put Japanese animation on the map in the United States and around the world.  For Read More …

Evolution in Anime

Evolution in Anime I’ve been on a bit of a biology kick this week as today’s lesson will be about evolution in anime and by evolution, I mean the scientific theory and not a discussion about changing art styles.  Now I know that Darwin’s theory of evolution, the cornerstone of modern biology, is a controversial Read More …