Fairy Tail and the Flame Test

Teaching with anime- Fairy Tail and the flame test   There is a popular chemistry lab called the flame test.  The flame test is rather simple: 1- place a small metal loop into a solution containing metal ions 2- take the solution-soaked loop and place it into a Bunsen burner flame 3- observe how the Read More …

My Hero Academia- My Hero Academia episode 35- Shoto and Momo vs. Aizawa

My Hero Academia episode 35- Yaoyorozu and Nitinol   In My Hero Academia episode 35 Todoroki and Yaoyorozu must battle against Aizawa during their final exams.  Now the teacher in me can’t really see how having students fight against their teacher in any way counts as a final exam, but this is anime so I’ll Read More …

Invisible Girl

Invisible Girl   While not a character in the show, a teaser at the end of episode 12 of Interviews with Monster Girls introduces one last Demi-chan an invisible girl.  Unlike the previous monster girls, which are based on monsters out of various mythologies, our unnamed invisible girl is based on a novel, specifically the Read More …

My Hero Academia- Eri the Anti-Quirk

Eri- the Anti-Quirk   The cute mysterious waif of My Hero Accademia, Eri, is much more than she appears, and is a major plot element during the current Internship Arc.  Not much is known about Eri’s past or even her quirk, but what is known is that her blood is being used to make anti-quirk Read More …