head Injuries in Anime Part 1- Skull fracture

Head injuries in Anime Shounen anime and the overlapping category of martial arts anime are often defined by the powers the main characters possess and the battles they go through during the course of the story.  This is the same whether we are talking about classics like Dragon Ball Z and Hajime no Ippo, or Read More …

Full Metal Alchemist Chimeras

Chimeras The Chimera is a fictional beast from Greek mythology that first appeared in Homer’s Iliad.  The fearsome beast was the offspring of Typhon, a giant considered to be one of the deadliest monsters in Greek Mythology and Echidna, who is considered to be the mother of all monsters in Greek mythology.  In the original Read More …

Cybernetic Limbs

Super powered cybernetic limbs The term cybernetics is commonly used to refer to the replacement of a person’s body parts with a technological replacement of some kind.  These replacements can run the gamut from a replacement organ to a replacement limb.  In the medical profession the term prosthetic is used when referring to a replacement Read More …

Flame Alchemy

Flame Alchemy Full Metal Alchemist brotherhood draws inspiration from the real world practice of alchemy, so what is alchemy and how true to science is flame alchemy.  Alchemy is a combination of philosophy and early scientific knowledge and practices.  This particular pseudoscience had many aims, including creating an elixir of immortality and turning lead into Read More …