9 Anime You’ve No Excuse For Not Watching

Back when I first began watching anime – that is, animated programming from Japan – it was was either the terrible English dubs shown on Cartoon Network or whatever VHS tape with bootlegged subtitling I’d find at some seedy video shop. My options were limited, to say the least. Nowadays, anime fans don’t have nearly […]

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: 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 […]