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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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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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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Sailor Moon R Opening Sequence II

Observations: Not going to analyze the lyrics of “Moonlight Densetsu,” since everyone knows that song already. Similarly to how the 2nd OP for Season 1 started out, the first thing we see is the moon in the night sky, surrounded … Continue reading

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Episode 159

Episode 159: Chibiusa’s Little Rhapsody of Love         Observations: I’m gonna be rather opinionated today. I am not a fan of the Chibiusa/Pegasus pairing. I’m fine with it if you like it. Watch out for falling rant bombs. My, my, who’s … Continue reading

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – “Rashiku” Ikimasho

SuperS Ending Sequence II: “Rashiku” Ikimasho    I was planning to go back and show off the opening/ending animation sequences Ikuko Itoh animated, so I thought I’d start with “Rashiku Ikimashou” since that’s the ending theme used for SuperS. This is … Continue reading

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The Animation Art of Sailor Moon: Ikuko Itoh – Episode 152

Episode 152: Burning Passion! Mars’ Furious Deadly Attack               Observations: I took so many screenshots for this episode, I originally had to split them into two parts. (They’ve been combined into one post here.) Not only is the writing great in … Continue reading

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