Blog Tag- My Pirate Crew

            I was more than a little surprised and flattered to be included in drunken anime blogs pirate crew.  So now according to the rules I have to reciprocate.  I know it’s not my usual fair but it seems like fun so why not try anything once…. except Airag, never Airag, for those of you Read More …

Colorado Anime Fest 2019

           Two weeks ago I flew out to Denver for the Colorado Anime Fest at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.  Thus, I had a chance to attend and present at a convention and see Denver at the same time.  The convention itself is not a large convention although they are growing with over 3,100 people Read More …

Adventures in Japan

Adventures in Japan Adeventures in Japan is going to be different from what you usually see from me as there will be no science involved, and I will be primarily talking about travel, specifically traveling in Japan, which is the mecca for anime fans around the world.  As I’ve mentioned on the course syllabus page, Read More …

Teaching Ecology- Was Thanos Right

Was Thanos Right?     I know it’s not anime, but I wanted to share something that I tried in the classroom recently.  While I like to end with an ecology/environmental science unit, as I find it is a unit that is very adaptable to the hectic end of the year schedule, the new curriculum Read More …

Recettear- Reginald Drisby

Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale   This is going to be a different post from what you normally see from me in that today we are going to be looking into the science behind video games.  And by science, I mean the portrayal of scientific topics in the game itself, and not the game’s programming.  Read More …

How to do a panel at a convention

How to do a Panel at a Con   I’ve been going to conventions for ten years now.  I’ve seen many good panels, some bad ones, and I’ve given more than a few of my own over the years.  So I thought perhaps it’s time I give some advice on how to have a successful Read More …

Anime Blog Recommendations

Anime Blog Recommendations   Animescience101 has been part of the anime blogosphere since 2014.  FYI– the anime blogosphere refers to the collection of blogs and personal websites discussing anime.  I haven’t really talked much about the other anime blogs out there.  Well, I think it’s about time I changed that.  There are a lot of Read More …