Sailor Moon x My Melody Café 2018 Review

Sailor Moon x My Melody Café @ The Guest

Sailor Moon x My Melody Café @ The Guest

When I think about likely Sailor Moon cross-overs, I have to say that Sanrio’s My Melody doesn’t even rank into the top 20 of the properties that I would ever imagine seeing any form of synergy with. And yet, here we find ourselves with a new collaboration café featuring these two juggernauts of cute.

Opening to four cities across Japan (Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo, and Nagoya), this tie up with The Guest cafés features our favorite Sailor Soldiers in Sanrio-inspired designs and offers up a variety of equally adorable dishes.

Thanks to the stars aligning in my favor, I was able to get into the Sailor Moon x My Melody Café on opening day here in Tokyo, so I figured I’d share the experience with all of you here.

You might want to eat a light snack before reading this, otherwise you’re gonna get hungry…!

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What Are Some Rejected Tuxedo Unmasked Articles?

The life of a blogger isn't as glamorous as you'd imagine

The life of a blogger isn’t as glamorous as you’d imagine

As anyone who has read this blog for… okay, probably more than a week… can attest, not every article is actually a question that anyone in their right mind would ever really ask. However, I find that putting things in the form of a question helps clarify the topic we’re about to discuss, and it gives you, the reader, an idea about what you’ll hopefully learn about by the time you reach the end.

That said, the number of questions that ultimately become articles on this blog pales in comparison to the many, many topics I research along the way.

Today, we’re going on a behind-the-scenes look at Tuxedo Unmasked to talk about some of those failed, rejected, or otherwise poorly-conceived topics. Stick around — one of your questions may be in here!

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This Week in Sailor Moon (February 25 – March 3, 2018)

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

You know, it feels like just last week that I was here, writing about the latest in Sailor Moon press releases and talking what’s happened on these dates over the past quarter-century. That’s probably because it was just last week.

But I digress.

Once again, I’m here for our weekly wrap-up in the goings-on in the real world, as it pertains to the Sailor Moon franchise! What we may be lacking in quantity of updates this week, we make up for it in the sheer audacity of some of its business partners. But I’ll talk about that in more detail below.

Buckle up, it’s time for our trip down memory lane!

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This Week in Sailor Moon (February 18-24, 2018)

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

As you may or may not have noticed, I kinda disappeared for a little over a week while I was on vacation in the US, but I’m back now! And ready to hit the ground running. I have a few article drafts in the works and am currently doing some more background research on them.

But for now, it’s time for our weekly review of Sailor Moon news!

Spoiler: We finally get a look at what we can expect at the Universal Studios Sailor Moon attraction, and the Youma looks suspiciously familiar…

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This Week in Sailor Moon (February 4-10, 2018)

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Though I admittedly didn’t follow the Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Project nearly as closely as I have this time around, I’m pretty surprised at how a show that’s already over a quarter of a century old still manages to pump out a constant stream of new and exciting events.

Was it this way with the 20th anniversary as well and I just don’t remember it, or are the Sailor Moon rights-holders just upping their advertising game to bring the series to every available market (… or “milk the series for all it’s financially worth,” depending on your level of pessimism)?

In either case, it’s been an interesting week, and we’ve got a lot of ground to cover! Let’s get started!

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This Week in Sailor Moon (January 28- February 3, 2018)

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Well, January has come to a close, 2018 is already 1/12 over, and we’re rapidly speeding toward Valentine’s Day. More importantly, it looks like we all survived another week of work, school, life, friends, family, and more. I say that deserves a self-congratulatory pat on a back and — depending on what the weather is like where you live — a cup of hot cocoa. Aussies, you may want to swap that out for something cool and refreshing.

Join along as I take a look back over the latest Sailor Moon news. It’s been a wild ride!

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This Week in Sailor Moon (January 21-27, 2018)

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

Time for some Sailor Moon news!

What a week it’s been, huh? One of the greatest things about being a Sailor Moon fan nowadays is that, with the start of the 20th anniversary campaign, so much energy is being put into the franchise that there’s always some new announcement being made.

As sappy as it is to say — it’s a great time (for a Sailor Moon fan) to be alive.

In what I’m hoping will become a weekly feature, I hope you join me for this look back over the past week’s worth of news!

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