Laid Back Camp- Cooking at Altitude

            Yuru Camp or Laid Back Camp is a cute slice of life manga about camping that was adapted by C-station, in 2018.  Laid Back Camp is a fun show, but also an interesting one, that I only saw recently.  I had heard about the show back in 2018 when it first came out, and Read More …

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 …