Head Injuries in Anime Part 4- CTE- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Head Injuries in Anime Part 4- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy   Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, has been in the news a lot recently with the concussion crisis that the NFL and American football in general has been dealing with.  Now you are probably expecting me to be looking at Eyeshield 21, an American football anime.  Read More …

Head Injuries in Anime Part 3- Concussions

Head Injuries in Anime Part 3- Concussion As promised, here is the third in my series on head injuries in anime, specifically concussion.  Now we can finally talk about what happens to Ash when Misty cracks him on the head for doing something stupid again, or when Erza has to reign in Natsu.   Concussions Read More …

Head Injuries in Anime part 2- Hematomas

Head Injuries in Anime Part 2- Hematoma In part one of Head Injuries in Anime I explained how all those bumps on the head our favorite anime characters receive can be a lot more than just simple bruises, such as a variety of skull fractures.  There are of course a number of head injuries beyond Read More …

head Injuries in Anime Part 1- Skull fracture

Head injuries in Anime Part 1- Skull Fracture 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 Read More …