Episode #173 – Seriously Guys, What the Hell is up with the Ball Pit?!

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This week, residential newshound Mako-chan gives us the complete breakdown of Dashcon! If you were away at ConnectiCon, Metrocon, or any other convention, and you missed what all went down, we have it all right here for you! Also, That DJ Ranma S Guy and Ari Rockefeller discuss Miyaki’s retirement, more One Piece, and Michael Bay steps up about Neon Genesis Evangelion!  And in our Open Forum Topic this week, “When we listen to anime music, certain songs will get our attention for various reasons, whether it’s for motivation, power, dedication, love, cheering up. What’s anime song do you play for your moods? If you have more than one, by all means tell us.” And our News From Japan segment, a toilet exhibition, neko bar, and a political meme?

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Episode #172 – We’ve Seen This Before Haven’t We.

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On tonight’s show, we’re talking Anime Expo! DJ Ranma S, Mako-chan, and Ari Rockefeller discuss some of the news that came out over weekend such as Bayonetta, Mighty No. 9, Panty & Stocking, and with baited breath… Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon! Outside of that we talk about a UFC fighter’s love for Dragon Ball Z, plus theatrical release of the new movie! We also discuss the Open Forum Topic, “We now have a convention season. Starts in January for some, and ends around November for some as well. What’s your convention season? Do you take a break during them?” In Strange News From Japan, a near ton statue is stolen, woman calls 911 repeatedly (haven’t we heard this before?), and a guy is arrested for opening condiments and mailboxes?

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Avalon Cosplay, Help Her Rebuild!

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Whenever there is a tragedy in the cosplay community, we come together as a family to help one another. One our newest staffers Avalon Cosplay, lost her home to a fire coming home from a convention Monday afternoon. Her friends have put together a gofundme to help her and her family get back on their feet. » Read more..

Episode #171 – It’s a Magical Girl Kinda Thing.

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On this week’s show, we kick things off, senshi style! Special Guest Cosplayer ChibiTifa will be joining DJ Ranma S, Mako-chan, and Ari Rockefeller for some extra sass! Then we kick things into high gear with all of our Sailor Moon news! First, a brand new podcast in the works, followed by Ranma’s review of the International Sailor Moon Day event on Sunday! Then the crew talks about the newly leaked trailer and the upcoming Viz Media panel at Anime Expo®! Mako gets giddy with the Lupin the III live-action trailer, and a talk about 7 magical girls animes that should get the reboot! A new cosplay reality show?  Plus our Open Forum Topic, “We buy a lot (or less) of merchandise at conventions. As we do this, we end up finding a couple of items that could be considered “my precious”… What’s yours?” And in News from Japan, a 7-11 robbed twice, restaurant manager arrested for kissing a customer, and a man arrested for stealing uniforms?

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Sailor Moon Crystal Ending and Extra Scenes

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Oh hey, looks like there’s some more leaked stuff!

EDIT: Link updated due to copyright claim by Toei.

My thoughts…

  1. Ending isn’t horrible.  It seems like typical Magical Girl “romance” ending.
  2. Love the Dream Sequence in the beginning.  And OMG if that is the Moon Kingdom or Earth Kingdom during the end, so pretty!
  3. Cosplayers are going to go crazy, Princess Serenity’s dress is sheer now according to the ending.  Have fun with it you guys!

Overall I’m really please.  With all the leaked media, I give the reboot a 9/10 so far!

 

 

Sailor Moon Crystal Opening and Transformation Sequence

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Welp, it has been leaked!  If you can’t wait until July 5, here’s a link to the opening to Sailor Moon Crystal, along with Usagi’s transformation sequence.

EDIT: Link updated due to copyright claim by Toei.

And now, here’s my two cents…

  1. They could have gone with a better theme.
  2. Animation is pretty smooth.
  3. Loved the transformation sequence, it’s pretty boss.
  4. Keep in mind that even though this is a new take on the manga, this series is to bring in the NEW generation as well as keep us old folks around.
  5. And Beryl-sama still looks like boss bitch #1, I’m okay with that!

Overall from what I have seen? 8.5/10