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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Centaur Biology

Centaur Biology Now it’s finally time for the Centaurs, of A Centaur’s Life.  Just in case you don’t know, a centaur is a half human, half horse creature from Greek mythology.  In the original myth centaurs are all male, with the female centaurs appearing in the late classical period.  There are male and female centaurs Read More …

Macross Frontier- Vajra and the second brain

Macross Frontier- The Vajra and the Second Brain   Ok, first off, the second brain is not the brain you are thinking of, and this is a topic that I didn’t think I would ever get to approach, but science is always discovering new things.  What I am talking about is how the Vajra, humans, Read More …

A Centaur’s Life- Mermaids

A Centaur’s Life- Mermaids   The Mermaids, or Merfolk, of A Centaur’s Life, had me laughing as soon as I saw them because that’s not how it works, that is not how any of this works.  If you didn’t realize it from the picture, let me spell it out for you, the Mermaids have a Read More …

A Centaur’s Life- Manami Mitama

A Centaur’s Life– Angelfolk and Imps   As promised, here is the first in my series on the monster girls of A Centuar’s Life, and we are going to start off with the winged humans, the Angelfolk (Manami Mitama) and Imps (Kyoko).  I realize that I said that Angelfolk and Imps were different species in Read More …