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 …

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 …

One Piece, Waves, Surfing, and the Green Room

One Piece, Waves, Surfing, and the Green Room Spoiler Alert During chapter 881 the Straw Hat Pirates manage to escape from being destroyed by Big Mom due to the quick actions of Jinbie, who steered the ship into the Green Room.  Now this led me to the question just what the heck is the green Read More …