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 …

The Physics of RWBY- Yang Xaio Long and Ember Celica

The Physics of RWBY- Ember Celica   I am continuing to march through the physics of the various weapons found in RWBY.  This time I am looking at Yang and her weapon Ember Celica, which are a pair of wrist mounted shotgun gauntlets seen above.  The physics I will be using is very similar to Read More …

The Physics of RWBY- Crescent Rose

The Physics of RWBY- Crescent Rose   Ruby Rose, the protagonist of RWBY, is Huntress in training using her beloved Crescent Rose when fighting against the Grim found all over Remnant.  Crescent Rose, like many of the weapons found on the world of Remnant, is both a melee weapon and a firearm, in particular a Read More …

The Physics of RWBY- Magnhild

The Physics of RWBY   RWBY pronounced Ruby is an American made web series created by the late Monty Oum in 2013 and recently began its 6th season or volume.  While it is not technically anime, it has certainly been inspired by it and many anime fans do enjoy RWBY.  It is a show that Read More …

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 …