Anatomy Fails- Tenya Iida and the Brachial Plexus

            I’ve been following the My Hero Academia manga since the first anime came out, but it hasn’t been until recently that I’ve had a chance to catch up completely with the anime.  It’s been a fun watch even if I already know the outcome.  However, I did catch something that I missed when I Read More …

Fate/Apocrypha- Berserker of Black

            For the uninformed, you are looking at the Fate Universe’s version of Frankenstein’s Monster from Fate/Apocrypha and Fate Grand Order.  Yes, Japan took this.             And turned it into this.             Personally, I think she looks better this way, and do realize this is the same Nasu who made King Arthur a girl.  Not Read More …

The Quintessential Quintuplets

            I was surfing around the internet the other day and came across the Quintessential Quintuplets manga, which has an anime currently airing.  Its harem comedy humor isn’t really my thing, but I might watch it if it gets an English dub at some point.  What did interest me was that we learn that the Read More …

The Promised Neverland- Demon Evolution

The Promised Neverland– Demon Evolution   SPOILER WARNING for the latest chapters of the Manga In chapter 120 of TPN we are finally given some insight into the origins of the demons and their need to eat humans to survive.  There were a couple of different ways that the manga could have gone with this Read More …

Footwear in Video Games- Helix Waltz

Helix Waltz   As you know from my post about poisonous mushrooms and their use in Recettear, I have been trying to expand and look at some of the science topics portrayed in video games.  Helix Waltz is a dress-up drama mobile game made by Crossing Star Studio.  In the game you play as Magda, Read More …

So I’m a Spider, So What?- Spider size vs venom toxicity

Spider Size vs Venom Toxicity   I am firmly convinced that Okina Baba is a big fan of spiders, or at least has more than a passing knowledge about them.  This is due to the number of spider references in “So I’m a spider, So what?”.  Many of Kumoko’s spider attacks are based on the Read More …

So I’m a Spider, So What?- Kumoko and spider silk

So I’m a Spider, So What?- Spider Silk   So I’m a Spider, So What? is an isekai light novel series by Okina Baba that will be getting an anime in 2019.  Now I haven’t read the light novel, but I have read the manga adaptation and to be honest, it really doesn’t do anything Read More …

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 …

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 …