Sailor Moon Crystal just got epic!

I’ve been loving SMC so far. How could I not? It’s my childhood anime, I always loved it, to this day my cousins recall how I would stop anything to watch it and record it, and then watched it again.

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But since act 5, SMC has broken completely free from the previous anime and has gained a life of its own, and man, it’s epic! The introduction of Mako-chan was amazing and with much more depth to it than the original run (which I saw only yesterday!), but this week’s episode took the anime in a whole different way, by introducing Tuxedo Mask properly in just the 6th episode (and giving Mamoru’s back story in the 7th, in a couple of weeks).

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By the way, I reckon this guy right here is the source of my “black hair/blue eyes” fantasy… and he just got cuter on this one…

But act 6 was about a lot more than introducing Tuxedo Mask, was about deepening his bond with Usagi, and Usagi coming to her own in her new role as the team leader.

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I loved that although Minako wasn’t introduced yet, her presence was strong in this episode. She told Usagi that she believes in her and later, when Usagi is dreaming (in Mamoru’s bed, might I had), Minako’s is the first face she sees (along with Artemis).

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I love that Mamoru actually took Usagi to his bed (forward much?!) and that it didn’t take her a long time to realize that they are one and the same!

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Can’t wait for Act 7, when Mamoru will ter Usagi his life story. 😀 😀 😀

Sailor Moon Crystal: Makoto Kino

I’m over a week late, but whatever, Makoto Kino a.k.a. Sailor Jupiter has arrived to Sailor Moon Crystal, and man, it was glorious!

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Confession time here: I’m biased towards Jupiter, she’s my favorite Sailor! I love that they captured in this episode everything that makes her so amazing and different. They were able to portray her strong side, a warrior as well as a feminine girl, who loves to make and sew and is in love with the idea of love.

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And how is it that Usagi is even more amazing in this new anime than in the first one?! She’s amazing! And not even mention the fact that she has crushes on all her friends: “oh, Ami is so smart” and “Rei is so beautiful” and “Makoto smells so nice!”… really girl, get a grip!

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I’m loving it!

Sailor Moon Crystal: Sailor Mars has landed!

The third episode of Sailor Moon Crystal is upon us, and with it, the introduction of Rei Hino, a.k.a, Sailor Mars!

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Sailor Mars was my first favorite Senshi (then Sailor Jupiter came along and she was renegated to a second place…), so this episode left me giggling all the way through 🙂 !!!

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Now, 3 episodes in, we have all our core Sailors and next week we’ll have the ball =D ! I’m loving the pace of the new anime, and more than anything I’m loving the interactions between Usagi and Mamoru.

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Now, how long will we have to wait for Jupiter?!

Moon Pride (full clip)

Woah! Yesterday, not only did we get another episode of Sailor Moon Crystal (Act 2 – Ami / Sailor Mercury), but we also got a full version clip of the opening theme “Moon Pride“, which gives us a deeper look into the Sailors and the Princess Serenity and Prince Endymion.

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Watch it below, but be warned that it’s full of spoilers (which are only spoilers if you never saw the anime or read the manga!)…