Thursday Threads

Thursday Threads #39: Sailor Moon is Forever

Sailor Moon is that sort of show that has one of the strongest influences to ever come out of any Asian country.  You see it on every continent, influencing creators in all aspects.  Animation, television, movies, music (hello, Smash Mouth)--you name it, the Moon Rabbit probably has her gloved hand in it somehow.  It's just… Continue reading Thursday Threads #39: Sailor Moon is Forever

Tuesday Tunes

Tuesday Tunes #29: 5 English Anime Openings U.S. Viewers Know by Heart

Otaku or not, anime most likely has some sort of hand in your childhood television viewing. As a young kid, you probably didn't register much about the cultural differences in the show (most of them were probably cruelly edited out or dubbed over, anyway), but I'm sure you noticed some big eyes and lots and… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #29: 5 English Anime Openings U.S. Viewers Know by Heart

Tuesday Tunes

Tuesday Tunes #2: Sailor Moon is a Gateway Drug

When I was young, I remember going to a Blockbuster with my family.  You know, when Blockbusters actually existed.  I loved the whole process of going to Blockbuster.  Picking the movie, choosing candy as we're walking through the checkout line--ahh, good times.  (Sorry, Blockbuster, Redbox is just better.  R.I.P.) One particular time, I was walking… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #2: Sailor Moon is a Gateway Drug