SAILOR LUNACY PART 1: Historical Moonie-ism and Changing Attitudes Towards Adaptation

One of my goals for the summer is to get this blog up and running regularly, so I thought I’d make a post about the hot topic of the moment in my circles: Sailor Moon! I am capable of writing thousands of words about Sailor Moon at the drop of a magical moon brooch, so it’s perfect.

Everyone and their magic talking alien cat is caught up in Sailor Moon nostalgia right now thanks to:

  1. the long-awaited release of the new series, Sailor Moon Crystal, in July and
  2. the completely out-of-left-field announcement last week that Viz had acquired the American distribution rights to the original series and would be rereleasing all 200 episodes including Sailor Stars subbed and dubbed.

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