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 …

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 …

Everyday Life with Monster Girls- Zombies

Everyday Life with Monster Girls- Zombies Let’s face it: Everyday Life with Monster Girls is an echi harem comedy, which is a genre of anime I tend to stay away from.  Not to mention many of the monsters in Everyday Life with Monster Girls are human-animal combinations of varying degrees; essentially, they are chimeras, which Read More …

Invisible Girls

Invisible Girls   While not a character in the show, a teaser at the end of episode 12 of Interviews with Monster Girls introduces one last Demi-chan.  Unlike the previous monster girls, which are based on monsters out of various mythologies, our unnamed invisible girl is based on a novel, specifically the H.G. Wells novel, Read More …

My Hero Academia- Eri the Anti-Quirk

Eri- the Anti-Quirk   The cute mysterious waif of My Hero Accademia, Eri, is much more than she appears, and is a major plot element during the current Internship Arc.  Not much is known about Eri’s past or even her quirk, but what is known is that her blood is being used to make anti-quirk Read More …

Interviews with Monster Girls- Yuki the Yuki-Onna

Interviews with Monster Girls- Yuki the Yuki-Onna Yuki is the second to last monster girl we are introduced to in Interviews with Monster Girls, and the only monster based solely on a Japanese myth.  The Yuki-onna or snow woman is a mysterious creature who lives in cold snowy places, and is either a benevolent spirit, Read More …

Interviews with Monster Girls- Machi the Dullahan

Interviews with Monster Girls- Machi the Dullahan   Machi is the second monster girl we are introduced to in Interviews with Monster Girls, and she is a Dullahan, a creature which hails from Irish/Celtic mythology.  The Dullahan is an unseelie, or dark fairy, and as a group they are almost always evil, and humans don’t Read More …