TV Review: SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL Premiere

When the first anime based on Naoko Takeuchi’s Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon aired over 20 years ago it started something of a phenomenon. Its popularity was unparallelled and worldwide, stretching far beyond Japan. Sailor Moon was one of first anime programs to find a market in U.S. and quickly – along with other Toonami staples […]

Total Lunacy: History Repeating Itself

Welcome back to Total Lunacy! A new weekly series where in celebration of Sailor Moon’s international revival, senior Moonologist Anne Mortensen-Agnew will tell you a thing or two about the franchise.  This week we have an in-depth look at the series’ themes, with a focus on the comics. Last time on Total Lunacy I gave […]

Total Lunacy: A Brief Introduction to Sailor Moon

Welcome to Total Lunacy! A new weekly series where in celebration of Sailor Moon’s international revival, senior Moonologist Anne Mortensen-Agnew will tell you a thing or two about the franchise.  Up first is an overview of the franchise’s humble origins and just why it became the beloved powerhouse it remains today. In 1991, Japanese comics […]