It's like a scientist, only we don't get the wicked lab coats.
Joe: Whoa, that dude's insane. He could seriously hurt himself with that stuff
Moe: Nah, he's just a sciencer. The curiosity in a mind like that is overwhelming. They have to go to any extent for their passion.
The frution of the endeavours of midieval alchemists. The goal of alchemy was originally thought to find a source of everlasting energy, aether, and transumation. However, recent findings by archaeologists from the Oxford, suggest that a "Kamiyosai" was another goal of their's.
A kamiyosai was essentially the constituted form of all men's (and some women's) wildest dreams.
Artist's renderings from the 16th century depict it (her) carrying a feret in one arm and tugging a large load of books.
kamiyosai was one of the mythical creatures that sailors and pirates alike feared and adored.