If you're in Tokyo in September and have 6,800 yen ($68) to burn, you just might want to use that to see the brand-new, all-woman Sailor Moon stage musical opening Sept. 13. It'll recount the battles between the Sailor Senshi and the Dark Kingdom during its search for the Silver Crystal. The principal cast, personally picked by Sailor Moon manga creator Naoko Takeuchi, has taken a few photos in their costumes, and you have to admit they look solidly like their cartoon counterparts. See the full photo, plus one of Yūga Yamato as Tuxedo Mask, after the jump.
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In honor of the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, Bandai's cosmetics line Creer Beaute announced the release of cosmetics inspired by Usagi Tsukino (aka Serena, if you grew up with the dubbed series). Creer Beaute's Miracle Romance Shining Moon Powder appears to be both a blush and an illuminating powder, and is encased in a compact that closely resembles Sailor Moon's Crystal Star Transformation Brooch. The compact also doubles as a necklace for those of you who want to channel your inner magical girl without having to sacrifice $100+ on vintage Sailor Moon toys on eBay. The compact is currently available for pre-order for ¥3980 (approximately $41) on Bandai, and will ship in Fall 2013.
Back when I was an impressionable teen, I used to watch a ton of Anime Music Videos. I assume they're still around (especially now that you don't have to spend all night downloading them on Usenet), but on the off chance that you're not familiar, the idea was that people would edit together scenes from anime to one of the popular tunes of the day. My p
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Plush: It looks like Mickey Mouse will finally start cosplaying as Marvel heroes like Spider-Man and the Hulk in plushie form this October.
Gaming: Hal Jordan shows off his Green La
Naoko Takeuchi's (the one named) Sailor Moon has been battling evil for 20 years across manga, anime, live action television and even the stage, but unlike a lot of her magical girl contemporaries, the heroine's fashion doll/statue to action figure ratio is staggeringly imbalanced. As revealed at Japan's Tamashii Nation 2012 preview event, however, the tide is startin
Anime: Kodansha and creator Naoko Takeuchi have announced that a new anime adaptation of the Sailor Moon manga is in the works. Apparently it won't be a film, so it's possible a new series or some other anime project.
We are not the mainstream.
That's a truth understood by anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or in any other way queer. We are not the audience. We are not the market. We are not the
I think we can all agree that if there was a major flaw in this year's Avengers movie, it was that the characters were not Sailor Scouts. Fortunately, we live in an era where such grievous oversights can be corrected. In this case,