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Sailor Moon Trivia Quiz (Manga Edition)

Ever wanted to see how you stack up in terms of how much raw Sailor Moon trivia you’ve managed to commit to memory over your years as a dedicated…

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Who Destroyed the Moon Kingdom and Ended the Silver Millennium?

What was once merely referenced in passing as a peaceful utopia, the story surrounding the Moon Kingdom and its demise became increasingly more complicated as Sailor Moon’s lore…

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[Book Released] “Prism Power: A Fan’s Guide to Sailor Moon” is Now Published!

After several long years in the making, I’m excited to finally be able to announce that my first book, “Prism Power: A Fan’s Guide to Sailor Moon,” is…

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Why Was There No Fan Reaction to the Deaths of Uranus and Neptune?

There is perhaps no greater proof out there about just how much of an impact Sailor Uranus and Neptune had on young fans than the fact that the…

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Why Was Sailor V’s Origin Story Written Out of Order?

Despite being the font from where the whole sailor-suited magical girl genre got its start, the Codename: Sailor V always seems to find itself in the shadow of…

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Who Was Naoko Takeuchi Before Sailor Moon’s Debut?

Though it may sound a bit counter-intuitive, one of the things I love reading about most in interviews with Ms. Takeuchi is when she opens up about subjects…

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Is Sailor Moon No Longer Meant for Kids?

Walk into any toy store or shopping center in Japan and you’ll find yourself faced with many of the “evergreen” titans of the anime industry: Ultraman, Dragon Ball,…

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Can the Sailor Moon Movies Fit Into the Anime Canon?

When you spend a significant amount of your time analyzing fictional worlds, exactly what is “canon” quickly becomes an massive roadblock you need to concern yourself with —…

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How Did Idol Culture Contribute to Sailor Moon’s Success?

While many would associate Japan’s fascination with idol groups with the meteoric rise to popularity of AKB48 and the many other groups, anime, and games that have spun…

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How Did Miyuu Sawai Feel About Playing PGSM’s Sailor Moon?

Ah… Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, the oft-overlooked cult classic of the Sailor Moon franchise– a status that’s certainly not helped by the fact that Toei does its best…

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Sailor Moon Eternal – A Spoiler-Free Review

After a three and a half year wait — and an unexpected delay right before release — Sailor Moon has finally returned to the big screen after a…

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How Was Sailor Moon Initially Marketed to Audiences?

Quick! Name another anime besides Sailor Moon that began airing in 1992!Pretty tough, huh? Well, that’s probably because out of the forty anime series to debut in 1992, only six…

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Sailor Moon Fandom Survey Results

After having spent the past 23+ years as a semi-active member of the community, I like to think I have a fairly good finger on the pulse of…

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Who Sentenced Sailor Pluto to Death?

While Sailor Saturn is generally considered by fans to be the most unlucky of the Senshi, personally I’d argue that it’s Setsuna who really got the short end…

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Why Was the Sailor Moon SuperS Anime So Different From the Manga?

In all my years of writing about Sailor Moon, I’ve found that Sailor Moon SuperS seems to be the odd duck of the series. Some fans swear by…

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Why Was the Sailor Moon Eternal Movie Delayed?

Three years. Three very long years have passed since the initial June 30, 2017 announcement of the continuation of Sailor Moon Crystal. As we sped toward the third…

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Naoko to a T: An Analysis of Sailor Moon’s Creator’s Unique Signature

Naoko Takeuchi: a name — for readers of this blog at least — synonymous with love, justice, and unparalleled stories.But have you ever taken the time to actually look…

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How Has the Sailor Moon Fandom Changed Since 2000?

Over the past 20+ of my life that I’ve been following the franchise, I’ve always found myself in awe of the fact about just how great of a…

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Who Rebranded Sailor Moon from Soldiers to Pretty Guardians?

When a series has been around for as long as Sailor Moon has, any change to the lore, artwork, or even terminology will invariably give rise to arguments…

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What Went Into Producing a Sailor Moon Episode?

One thing I absolutely love about Sailor Moon is the multitude of reasons why fans love the series and the different routes that brought them into our shared fandom.Probably…

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