Teaching with Anime- Kaleido Star

Teaching with Anime Kaleido Star- Theoretical patient   Kaleido Star Theoretical Patient The following is not really a lesson per se, but more of an activity that you could use during or at the end of a unit on the musculoskeletal system.  While I haven’t used this specific theoretical patient, this is something that I Read More …

Kaleido Star- Layla Hamilton’s shoulder injury

Layla Hamilton and her injuried shoulder 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 Hamilton and Sora are challenged with performing the Legendary Great Maneuver in order to Read More …

Kaleido Star- Ken Robbins Weak Heart

Kaleido Star- Ken Robbins 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 Read More …

Teaching with Anime

Teaching with Anime As you know, Anime Science 101 was originally inspired by some of the students I taught almost ten years ago.  Students began asking how their favorite anime characters followed or defied the laws of science.  Now being the erstwhile science teacher that I am, I of course answered their questions, and wondered Read More …

Everyday Life with Monster Girls- Tionisha the Ogress

Ogress Everyday Life with Monster Girls includes a wide variety of monsters and mythological creatures including ogres.  Ogress is the feminine form of ogre, which is a fairly common mythological creature, found in many cultures around the world including Japan.  In Japan ogres are known as Oni, which is sort of a catch-all for a Read More …

Everyday Life of Monster Girls- Manako the Cyclops

Cyclops The cyclops hails from Greek mythology and first appears in Homer’s Odyssey, and it was a giant one eyed humanoid monster with a taste for humans.  Manako is a monoeye, or the cyclops of the Everyday Life of Monster Girls, and much cuter than the cyclops of Greek mythology.  Interestingly enough, unlike zombies, there Read More …