Any of my friends in or out of academia care to comment on this image, from the My Hero Academia series (manga and anime)?
What are those little bits flying above the hand? Fly ash scraps? Flying unknown beings or worlds? And are they coming or going?
Is the person (he? her? they?) a master summoning them? A victim about to be attacked? Or some mysterious third possibility?
So many ambiguities! Of course, raising inconvenient but necessary questions is what we do in academia. Or are supposed to be doing. So …
Wikipedia: “The series takes place in a fictional world where over 80% of the population possesses a superpower, commonly referred to as a ‘Quirk.’ The advent of these abilities has given rise to not only professional heroes but also villains.”