Series: Moonie Musings

Moonie Musings: Revisiting the Sailor Moon Manga (Volume 1)

Fighting evil by moonlight? You’re not alone. Sailor Moon made history as one of the most popular shoujo (traditionally, manga and anime targeted towards a younger female audience) manga ever released, and 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the Senshi. July 5th will see the start of a new animated series, Sailor Moon Crystal, in a simultaneous worldwide release with Kotono Mitsuishi (the original voice actress for Sailor Moon) leading the cast. Viz Media’s recent announcement of their license to re-subtitle and re-dub the existing anime has energized the fandom even more—it’s clearly a great time...

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Moonie Musings: Revisiting the Sailor Moon Manga (Volume 2)

Fighting evil by moonlight? You’re not alone. Sailor Moon made history as one of the most popular shoujo (traditionally, manga and anime targeted towards a younger female audience) manga ever released, and 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the Senshi. As a self-proclaimed Moonie, the three months of waiting for Sailor Moon Crystal seem agonizing, so what better way to spread out the excitement than to reread all twelve volumes of the manga? Read along, and share your thoughts! [Scans read right → left, following the Japanese language format.] Character Introductions Aino Minako – Bright and...

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Moonie Musings: Revisiting the Sailor Moon Manga Volume 5

Fighting evil by moonlight? You’re not alone. Sailor Moon made history as one of the most popular shoujo (traditionally, manga and anime targeted towards a younger female audience) manga ever released, and 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the Senshi. As a self-proclaimed Moonie, waiting for a new episode of Sailor Moon Crystal can seem agonizing, so what better way to spread out the excitement than to reread all twelve volumes of the manga? Read along, and share your thoughts! [Scans read right → left, following the Japanese language format.] Character Introductions: Saphir – Diamond’s younger...

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