• Last Week’s Episode: Anime Dubs are a Flat Circle

    Last Week’s Episode: Anime Dubs are a Flat Circle0

    I know this isn’t a music column but the only two thing s I want to listen to for the rest of the week are Swedish folk music and Cruel Angel’s Thesis, so this column is dedicated to Ari Aster’s Midsommar and Netflix’s incredible ability to resurrect arguments I only hazily remember from anime forums of

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  • Last Week’s Episode: Sailor Moon Sings in America

    Last Week’s Episode: Sailor Moon Sings in America0

    WWAC runs all what comics news is fit to print over at Previously — but every day brings its own deluge of comics-adjacent news. So here’s a new column, Last Week’s Episode, where we curate the most interesting bits of comic film, TV, and other media each week. According to me, anyway!

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  • My First Comic: It All Began With Manga

    My First Comic: It All Began With Manga0

    I’ve had three first “comics,” including the first sequential art I recall reading, my first American graphic novels, and the first floppy issues I collected as part of a weekly dedication to a local comics shop. Each inaugurated a new type of “comic” into my life and a new awareness of the comics community.

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  • Undeniable Comfort and Camaraderie in Sailor Moon R The Movie: Promise of the Rose

    Undeniable Comfort and Camaraderie in Sailor Moon R The Movie: Promise of the Rose0

    Sailor Moon R The Movie: Promise of the Rose Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara Original screenplay: Sukehiro Tomita North American voice cast: Stephanie Sheh, Robbie Daymond, Ben Diskin, Carrie Keranen North American premiere: January 19, 2017 (United States); March 1, 2017 (Canada) It’s the distinctly ’90s thrill of electric guitars and percussion that comes to mind first

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  • 25 Years of Never Being Alone: Sailor Moon and Me

    25 Years of Never Being Alone: Sailor Moon and Me1

    It was an afternoon cartoon, scheduled between other familiar kids’ shows. The art was a little different, a little more dynamic and alive, more unabashedly feminine than I was used to seeing, even at eight-years-old. I don’t remember seeing commercials for this new show, with its pigtailed heroine in a sailor suit, but I remember the

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  • How to Throw a Watch Party in the Name of Sailor Moon R: The Movie

    How to Throw a Watch Party in the Name of Sailor Moon R: The Movie0

    I know I wasn’t the only Sailor Moon fan who was delighted at the news that Viz Media would be re-releasing Sailor Moon R: The Movie in theatres this month, continuing their mission to bring the show back for a new generation of Moonies. Los Angeles will be getting a glitzy premiere on January 13,

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