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2021 Blog Updage

2021 Blog Update             I am not dead, and while slow I am still writing new posts.  You can actually find a few posts over on Irina’s blog.…

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Steins;Gate

After a long time and many recomendations I finally saw Stein;Gate as part of Jonspencerreviews animexchange. Read on to see what I think.

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Komi Can’t Communicate

One of Komi's wacky classmates is the perpetually sweating Ase Shibuki. Why is she always sweating and what can be done about it.

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Five anime schools I would love to teach at

Inspired by Drunken Anime blog here are the 5 anime schools that I would love to get a chance to teach at.

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Five anime schools I would love to teach at

Inspired by Drunken Anime blog here are the 5 anime schools that I would love to get a chance to teach at.

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The Biology of Gunbuster

            Look, I get it, those of you know about Gunbuster want to hear about the astrophysics, not the biology, and I do plan to attempt to do…

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The Biology of Gunbuster

As requested here is the first post on the Gainax classic Gunbuster. In this post I will be looking at space monsters and Coach's space radiation sickness.

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The quirks of My Hero Academia- Katsuma Shimano

With the release of My Hero Academia Heroes Rising we are introduced to a new quirk, cell activation, but how does the quirk assist in healing?

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The quirks of My Hero Academia- Katsuma Shimano

            If the title alone isn’t enough of a warning, here is a second one.  Yes, there will be spoilers for the My Hero Academia movie.  First off,…

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Symphogear GX lowering K2

            How did I not find Symphogear sooner, the multimedia Franchise of manga, TV series, video games, and music started in January 2012 and finished its final season…

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Symphogear GX lowering K2

Symphogear GX opens with an amazing sequence that involves cutting down K2. What happened and how much energy was involved in slicing K2 down to size.

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K-on! and Perfect Pitch

Azusa told Yui that she had perfect pitch during season 1 of K-on!, but what exactly is perfect pitch and how does it work. Read on to find…

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K-on! and Perfect Pitch

            To be honest I didn’t think K-on! would be a series that I would watch or one that I would actually be writing about.  I can thank…

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Hajime no Ippo- Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise

As Ippo moves into the next phase of his carreer he begins training other boxers. His training method inlcudes a mix of aerobic and anaerobic exercise.

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Hajime no Ippo- Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise

            Hajime no Ippo continues to deliver an enjoyable plot and science to explore.  While we patiently wait for Ippo to return to the ring, he has taken…

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Anatomy Fails- Tenya Iida and the Brachial Plexus

In Season 2 of MH Iida is injuried by Stain. Specifically his Brachial Plexus was damaged, but a careful analysis shows that is not exactly the case.

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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…

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The Promised Neverland- Why 12 years old?

            This is not the first time I’ve looked into the world of The Promised Neverland, as I have been a fan of the manga since it came…

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The Promised Neverland- Why 12 years old?

Why do the demons harvest the childrens brains at 12 years old? Read on and learn about how the brain changes size with age and why this matters…

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Laid Back Camp- Cooking at Altitude

Laid Back Camp is about girls going camping. On one occasion Rin is cooking dinner at 1600m and has to do things differently. Why does this happen?

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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…

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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…

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Fate/Apocrypha- Berserker of Black

Fate/Apocrypha uses Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, and some recent scientific experiments have brought us closer to possibly creating the fictional monster.

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Blog Tag- My Pirate Crew

I have been included in the My Pirate Crew Blog tag. This isn't my ussual fair, but I think it will be an interesting read for everyone.

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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…

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The Quintessential Quintuplets

The Quintessential Quintuplets goes out of it's way to mention that the girls are monozygotic quintuplets. What exactly does that mean and how common is it?

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Just how much power does it take to form a Reality Marble?

The Fate series is known for some very interesting magic and perhaps the most interesting is the reality marble, so what can science tell us about them.

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Colorado Anime Fest 2019

2 weeks ago I had the chance to attend Colorado Anime Fest in denver. I have to say that for a small convention I had a lot of…

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Kuchikamizake

In the smash hit Your Name we get to see Kuchikamizake a traditional type of sake being made. What is Kuchikamizake and how is it made.

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Katsucon 2019

It was a wilde few days, but I was able to make it to Katsucon 2019 and had a blast as ussual. Katsucon never fails to deliver even…

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The Promised Neverland- Demon Evolution

In the latest chapter of The Promised Neverland, Norman discusses the evolution of the demons and brings up the topic of horizontal gene transfer. The question then is…

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Adventures in Japan

Adventures in Japan is a travel diary/guide that is your chance to see what the islands of Japan have to offer. What are the interesting places to see…

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Footwear in Video Games- Helix Waltz

Helix Waltz is a dress up style game from China, and that of course includes a wide variety of shoes. So lets take a look to see how…

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

So I'm a Spider, So What? continues to highlight various aspects of spider biology. This time it brings up the possible relationship between spider size and venom toxicity.…

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

So I'm a Spider, So What? is the story of a girl who is reincarnated as a spider in another world. She quickly adapts to her new life…

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Full Metal Alchemist 2003- Sloth’s Death

In the 2003 version of Full Metal Alchemist Edward uses a unique bit of chemistry in his final battle with Sloth, vapor pressure. What is vapor pressure and…

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Atmospheric Reentry in Gundam and Macross

Gundam and Macross are two iconic Sci-Fi anime that take place on Earth and in space. The question is then, how accurate are their atmosphere reentry scenes. The…

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Mercury Poisoning in The Legend of Korra

At the end of seaso three of The Legend of Korra is poisoned with mercury, which is an extremely toxic metal in the real world. Lets take a…

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Little Witch Academia- Orbital Launch

2017's hit anime Little Witch Academia has a rather unique science/engineering reference. Specifically an accurate reqpresentation of a roll program used by rockets when placing objects in orbit.

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The Physics of RWBY- Yang Xaio Long and Ember Celica

Yang Xaio Long is the heavy hitter of team Ruby with her personal weapon Ember Celica. So today we will determining the strength of Ember Celica, and how…

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The Physics of RWBY- Crescent Rose

The heroine of RWBY is Ruby Rose who weilds the combination sniper rifle and scythe Crescent Rose. She frequently uses Crescent Rose to move around the battlefield, so…

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The Physics of RWBY- Magnhild

The huntsmen and huntress in the world of RWBY fight the Grim using a variety of weapons, but just how powerful are they. In this case I will…

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The Quirks of My Hero Academia- Kinoko Komori- Mushroom Quirk

We saw Kinoko Kimori use her mushroom quirk to great effect in chapter 201 of the My Hero Academia manga. So what do we know about the mushrooms…

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

My Hero Academia just finished its short lived run in the movie theater here in the states, but was it worth it. The short answer is yes, to…

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Goat Folk in A Centaur’s Life

The Goat Folk of A Centaur's Life were inspired by the Satyrs and Fauns of Greco-Roman Mythology. The question is just how much real world biology is there…

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Feeling no pain

Pain one of those senses that everyone loves to hate. However sometimes in anime there are characters that can not feel pain, just like some people in the…

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Violet Evergarden Review

Does Violet Evergarden really live up to all the hype. Read on and find out if Violet Evergarden is worth the time to watch.

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Teaching Ecology- Was Thanos Right

The question of was Thanos right has been bouncing around the internet since Avengers Infinity War. I am not going to answer that question but show how a…

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Gravity Training

Dragon Ball Z started the trend of anime characters training in high gravity. While it is impossible to do gravity training in the real world, what might happen…

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Weighted Clothing

Fighting anime loves to have characters train with weighted clothing, but what would happen to you if you actually trained with weighted clothing like Goku or Rock Lee.

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