Sailor Moon S is my favourite season of the show thus far, in large part because it’s easily the queerest season yet (and that’s saying something).
Food Wars! offers up a substantial serve of shonen anime tropes, complemented by a generous side dish of food porn. Think Dragonball Z meets Iron Chef. It’s fresh and fulfilling like a hearty Sunday roast.
While Puella Magi Madoka Magica is indebted to magical girl tropes, it offers an immeasurably darker take on that material than you could imagine.
Sailor Moon R is a complex representation of teenage coming-of-age, satirising and celebrating the solipsistic tendencies of youth.
Despite growing up at pretty much exactly the right time to be exposed to Sailor Moon on a daily basis, the recent remaster rerelease of the show on Australian DVD is actually the first time I’d seen a whole episode of the show, let alone a whole season. As a child I’d always dismissed this…