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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Episode 166

Episode 166: Dreams Forever! Light Throughout The Sky Advertisements

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon – Ikuko Itoh: Watashi-tachi ni Naritakute

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon – Ikuko Itoh: Tuxedo Mirage

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From The Archives: Miyazaki Month – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Unlike the previous three reviews for this “retrospective,” I was going into this review almost completely blind. I had not seen Nausicaä before today, and only knew that it was a film with a strong female protagonist and a lot … Continue reading

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Episode 24

Episode 24: Naru’s Cry! Nephrite Dies For Love Observations: This is the third episode in a row directed by Itoh that focuses on a supporting character (the previous two having focused on Shingo). Ikuko Itoh would later direct episode 45, … Continue reading

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Episode 18

Episode 18: Shingo’s Innocent Love! A Sorrowful French Doll   Observations: Both episode 5 and episode 18 have Shingo and Mika as significant supporting characters. Characters break the fourth wall in both episodes. Sailor Moon winks at the audience in … Continue reading

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Episode 5

  Episode 5: A Youma’s Scent! Chanelas Steal Love This is a new project I’m starting. Ever since I was a kid, I noticed that there were certain Sailor Moon episodes that had a distinctive animation style, conveying a mastering … Continue reading

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Setting The Record Straight: Does Princess Serenity Have A Father?

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT EPISODE XII DOES PRINCESS SERENITY HAVE A FATHER? Short Answer: Nope. Or at least, there’s very little information about the Moon Kingdom in general, and I suspect it is deliberate that Princess Serenity does not have … Continue reading

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Setting The Record Straight: Pegasus, Helios, Elysion And The Golden Crystal

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT EPISODE XI PEGASUS, HELIOS, ELYSIAN AND THE GOLDEN CRYSTAL The winning topic last time was to explain about these concepts which were introduced in the Dream Arc of the manga and SuperS season of the anime. … Continue reading

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Setting The Record Straight: Are The Guardian Senshi To Be Forever Alone?

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT EPISODE VII ARE THE GUARDIAN SENSHI TO BE FOREVER ALONE? One of the major complaints about the Sailor Moon franchise is that it seems that Usagi, Chibiusa, and Haruka & Michiru are the only Senshi who … Continue reading

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