Friday, 29 July 2016

Episode 20 - Celebrating Four Years of Twenty Years of Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon is unanimously considered the starting point of modern anime fandom in English-speaking Canada. Is this historical designation still important in an age where the series is receiving US-based redubs and remakes? Randy and Eryn share their thoughts. Also, an interview with the ADR director of the original DiC dub, Roland Parliament, featuring Emily Gonsalves from Moon Chase and the Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration.

Episode Breakdown:

2:55 - We give a rundown of our own personal experiences with Sailor Moon as it rolled out in Canada between 1995-2000
29:00 - Comparing the original Japanese context to the Canadian context
38:42 - Has the Sailor Moon lost its “Canadianness” in the English-speaking world?
57:05 - Interview with Roland Parliament featuring Emily Gonsalves

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Theme song by Karl Olson. Check out Packet Flood, the album all of this show's music is taken from, on his Bandcamp.

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