Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular in Massachusetts

sm_spectacular_promoFans in and near Cambridge, Massachusetts may be interested in checking out the “Sailor Moon Shojo Spectacular” on November 12th at Oberon. The 18+ event will include various performances inspired by Sailor Moon.

Here’s the press release from the organizers:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE SAILOR MOON SHOUJO SPECTACULAR RETURNS!

Get your sailor suits ready for an evening of music, burlesque, circus and art in celebration of the classic 90s anime Sailor Moon!

Fighting evil by moonlight, winning love by daylight ~ the Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular is BACK for its second sugoi year! Join kawaii curators Amy Macabre and Jade Sylvan for an evening of performance dedicated to one of the most influential and long-lasting shoujo animes of all time––Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon! Let out your inner magical girl on Wednesday, November 12th, at Oberon!

Including burlesque and circus tributes by Fonda Feeling; music by, Niki Luparelli, Jade Sylvan w/ special guest Nuda Veritas, Jade Plays Anime Theme Songs on the Harmonium; drag acts; live drawing by Zombie Romance; thoughtful words from Harvard Japanese Girl Culture scholar, Andrew Campana, and more!

Hosted by Queen Beryl AKA Amy Macabre

Plus, there’ll be an amazing COSTUME CONTEST with fabulous prizes sponsored by geek clothing company Kobra Kawaii! Dress to impress your superior mistress Queen Beryl and walk away with shoujo swag!

The organizers have also shared with us some videos from last year’s event:

Lesbian Tank Top plays “World Shaking”:

Mary Bichner and Planetary Quartet (also check out the related video of the audience singalong of the English theme!):

Fans can attend this year’s “Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular” on Wednesday, November 12th, at Oberon in Harvard Square, (2 Arrow St., Cambridge). Doors will open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8PM. Tickets range from $10-$15 (Standing room $10, Stools $12, Table seats $15)

If you attend this event, be sure to share your impressions with us!

If you know of other events like this, feel free to send us the details as we would be happy to share the info with Sailor Moon fans!

Fan Creation: Piano Version of “My Only Love”

Lucy Li sent this to us a little while back, and we think that fans who like the song “My Only Love” might also enjoy this piano rendition of it.

Play the video below to have a listen!

Have you created something Sailor Moon related that you would like to share with other fans? Email us about it and we might share it here on the blog!

Megan Fox Wants to See a Live Action Sailor Moon Movie

Megan Fox as April O'Neil

Megan Fox, on the set of the latest live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie directed by Michael Bay, said in an interview that she would like to see a live-action Sailor Moon movie.

When asked to list possible cartoons she would like to see turned into live action movies, she responded with:

Gundam Wing,” … adding she’d love to see a Jurassic Park remake in the works. “Pacific Rim was sort of a Gundam Wing situation, but they should do it. What about Thundercats?”

Or maybe, she says, Sailor Moon.“That could feasibly be made into a live action movie,” mulls Fox. “I don’t know how many Americans were into that. I was into that, but I don’t know how huge it was here.”

When we shared this news on our Facebook page, fans immediately seemed upset and took this news to mean that Megan Fox wants to play the part of Sailor Moon if there is a live-action, English language film.

Although it is implied that Megan would like to be involved in such a project if it happens, I think we can all agree that she is not the right fit for any of the protagonists. The Sailor Senshi are a fair bit younger, and fans would generally prefer actresses more suitable for those roles (actresses who either are teens or who can convincingly play teens).

If Megan Fox does get involved, we think maybe a possible role as a villain might work … but we hope that regardless Michael Bay is not involved!

Also, as fans have pointed out – it seems that Megan Fox is unaware of the live action Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon series that aired in Japan. Perhaps her mention of live action Sailor Moonwill encourage fans to seek it out and see if they like it for themselves.

What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments.

(thanks to Rina Love for the tip)

Gifts for Bridesmaids with the Power of Love and Justice!

Check out these Sailor Moon themed bridesmaid proposal gifts! What a fun idea 🙂

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You can read more about these gift boxes made by Chubby Bunny (Michelle Nguyen) on Offbeat Bride and even more on the creator’s blog (she even includes details about where to get the senshi keychains).

Have you made Sailor Moon inspired gifts? We’d love to hear about them!

Photos in this post belong to Michelle Nguyen. Displayed under fair use.

Check Out This Blog!

There isn’t a lot happening in the Sailor Moon world right now, but for those of you who are craving the revival through a fan’s perspective in Japan, I recommend you check out the blog “Moon Light“. I’ve been following this blog for a while now, as this blogger was one of the few that blogged about her experience at the DVD Collection Launch Event in December of 2009. She was also there at Anza Ooyama’s recent concert, and just visited the Toei Animation Gallery and has lots of photos of the cels there (Sailor Moon and Pretty Cure included) as well as figures. Kind of a neat blog to check out for anyone who wants to know what the fans in Japan are experiencing!