The Quintessential Quintuplets

            I was surfing around the internet the other day and came across the Quintessential Quintuplets manga, which has an anime currently airing.  Its harem comedy humor isn’t really my thing, but I might watch it if it gets an English dub at some point.  What did interest me was that we learn that the Read More …

Just how much power does it take to form a Reality Marble?

            While at the Colorado Anime Fest, I was asked to look into the science behind some of the powers in the Fate Series.  At first, I wasn’t really sure what I could do with it, because it is a magical series with crazy powers and not very many good reference scenes to measure what Read More …

The Promised Neverland- Demon Evolution

The Promised Neverland– Demon Evolution   SPOILER WARNING for the latest chapters of the Manga In chapter 120 of TPN we are finally given some insight into the origins of the demons and their need to eat humans to survive.  There were a couple of different ways that the manga could have gone with this Read More …

So I’m a Spider, So What?- Kumoko and spider silk

So I’m a Spider, So What?- Spider Silk   So I’m a Spider, So What? is an isekai light novel series by Okina Baba that will be getting an anime in 2019.  Now I haven’t read the light novel, but I have read the manga adaptation and to be honest, it really doesn’t do anything Read More …

Full Metal Alchemist 2003- Sloth’s Death

Full Metal Alchemist 2003- Sloth’s Death   While it is largely overlooked and somewhat forgotten, there was an earlier adaptation of Hiromi Arakawa’s world-famous manga Full Metal Alchemist.  In 2003, 2 years after she began writing Full Metal Alchemist, it was adapted into a 51-episode TV series with a movie sequel.  The anime was well Read More …

Atmospheric Reentry in Gundam and Macross

Atmospheric Reentry in Mecha Anime   In Gundam and many other mecha anime the plot often takes place in two places, Earth and space.  In the original Gundam, and the spiritual reboot of the series Gundam Seed, the action starts in space before heading to Earth, only to return to space again.  A key issue Read More …

Mercury Poisoning in The Legend of Korra

The Legend of Korra- Mercury Poisoning   Avatar the Legend of Korra is the sequel to the acclaimed Avatar the Last Air Bender.  While neither of these shows held much interest for me, they are well known in the anime community as both were heavily influenced by anime and Asian culture.  It is also sometimes Read More …

Little Witch Academia- Orbital Launch

Little Witch Academia- Orbital Launch   Little Witch Academia is an anime original by Studio Trigger that first came onto the scene in March of 2013 with a short film funded by the Young Animator Training Project.  The Young Animator Training Project is a program funded by the Japanese government through the Agency for Cultural Read More …