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: Family, Power, & Sailor Moon

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. Today we continue our in-depth look at the series’ themes, with a focus on the comics. Aaaaand we’re back! Last time around (remember that?) […]

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 […]

The Kabooooom! Scoop: Original ‘Sailor Moon’ Coming to Hulu, ‘Lumberjanes’ Becomes Ongoing, ‘Godzilla’ Gets a Sequel & More!

Welcome to Kabooooom! Scoop, our latest feature where we collect the biggest comic book, television, and movie news you may have missed and need to know! Marvel‘s Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the most anticipated and strangest movies releasing this summer. Tomorrow, the newest trailer drops, but there’s been plenty of new footage […]

Shows We Want Toonami to Bring Back

We are beyond excited about Toonami’s return, but seriously where is Trigun? Here at Kabooooom we are fueled by donuts and like to compete in reckless sharpshooting competitions every Friday (but then again who doesn’t). While I am all for the unconfirmed line-up, which features Cowboy Bebop, Fullmetal Alchemist, Ghost in the Shell:  Stand Alone Complex 2nd […]

Kabooooom's Guide to NYCC Day Two: Anime/Manga

Guide to NYCC Day Two: Anime/Manga

New York Anime Festival is right around the corner and with it comes crowds, chaos and the ever present con crud. This year, Kabooooom will be right in the thick of things covering as many panels, Q&As and random happenings as possible. Of course, you’ll need a guide to get help you spend your time […]