Is it a fan conspiracy theory? Or is there some truth to Naru Osaka almost being Sailor Saturn? There could be more to this than meets the eye.
Everyone knows that the Barbie MyScene dolls were created to combat Bratz, but which dolls had the look before MGA's girls with the passion for fashion?
With five theatrical films and numerous specials, Sailor Moon fans find themselves lost when it comes to the timing of these extra features.
The narrative has always been about how "poor defenseless" Walt Disney "lost" Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, but that's not the whole story.
"Sailor Moon Crystal," "Sailor Moon Eternal," and "Sailor Moon Cosmos" gave manga and anime fans what they wanted, but there's room for growth.
If you thought that Bild Lilli and Barbie were the first fashion dolls with a bust, think again! Grant Plastics and other 1940s toymakers flooded the market with a wild little dolly.
What was considered blasphemy by toy collectors in the 1980s and 1990s is now becoming more common as toys begin to age in toxic ways.
Barbie books, especially from Golden Books, are usually harmless fun for kids and collectors alike, but this is one story that needed a rewrite.
Why should Midge have all the mommy fun? Barbie's secret motherhood was quietly slipped in under your nose, and you didn't even know about it!
Move over, Pregnant Midge and Earring Magic Ken—these naughty dolls are inexcusably cringe!
While Barbie has had a revolving door of siblings, it's often overlooked that she's also had a few prominent cousins that were suddenly dropped with little warning.
Barbie's first best friend Midge has many gaps in her production line, but her family history is almost as vast as her schoolmate's.
A hybrid between cartoon and anime, 1987's "Barbie and the Rockers: Out of This World" was the first ever Barbie movie and a test pilot for an ill-fated TV series.
Skipper is usually seen as a bit of a role model for her younger sisters, but, just like big sister Barbie, she's had a few little romances.
Barbie isn't usually associated with drama, but her love life certainly raised more than a few eyebrows for parents in 2004, and it's not just because of Blaine.
Mamoru Chiba gets flak from "Sailor Moon" fans for his weakened '90s anime portrayal, but his role in 1993's "Sailor Moon R: The Movie" is actually pretty special.
"Magical Destroyers" started as a goofy, action-packed comedy about otaku rising up against fascism, but it quickly turned tragic. What made Bibury Animation Studio's new anime so sad?
Sailor Moon fans have been puzzled by this somber soldier of love and justice since 1997, and yet the answer is in plain sight.
Since the mid 1990s, the internet has been flooded with fan-made Sailor Guardians, but which tropes are the most popular?
A vacation without relaxation is just more work for the Mrs. So how can caring husbands help?
It's fun to reminisce about the stores of yesteryear, but many articles have you memorializing to the brink of depression, and it's not healthy.
While the series couldn't have worked on Cartoon Network's Toonami block in the early 2000s, it could be a success for the Adult Swim version.
The Better Business Bureau dealt an "F" rating to the popular platform, but what are the big reasons why so many users highly agree with that?
If you've ever purchased a Thunderbean DVD, you may have heard the name "Scarfoot." Just who was this lost animator?
Walt Disney was a pioneer in the realm of animated features, but he wasn't without his flaws. Could he handle life beyond the 2020s?
Could a popular toy have inspired Disney's Mickey Mouse? And how does Milton Mouse tie-in with this strange little toy from yesteryear?
Low on funds but need a sweet treat with protein? These limited ingredient cookies fit right into any budget.
With more chances to be seen on a worldwide scale popping up daily, wrestlers need to condition themselves for mainstream television faster and at an earlier age than their predecessors.
Bookers, promoters, graphic designers and editors often cry themselves to sleep at night over wrestling faux pas that can be easily avoided.
Many in management want to "play" business, but they don't really want to "do" business, and it's leading to workers "quiet quitting" and, eventually, real quitting.
While it's easy to gloss over the adventures of Chibiusa Tsukino in the Sailor Moon meta series, she may have meant more to millennials than you know.
While Mattel created these Barbie dolls for kid Millenials with pure and fun intentions, adults see problematic imagery decades past their shelf life.
Rumors have abounded as to why Chibiusa/Rini has pink hair and red eyes, but the truth lies in plain sight.
The ending to the 1997 WWE Survivor Series match (the Montreal Screwjob) between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels created a controversy that could have easily been avoided.
Fidgie Friends debuted in 2022 as a unique way to bring together fashion dolls and sensory toys, but are these cuties sinister or sweet?
A 2022 anime title licensed by Disney is rife with inappropriate adult contact with minors, and this time, it isn't Snow White.
Queen Serenity from "Sailor Moon" is patient, kind, and beautiful, but was she really a "good" queen, or did she make some royal blunders?
While they claim to be the new "silent" generation, Gen X is loud, annoying, and not what their Boomer predecessors expected. This article examines the not-so-silent Generation X.
Every year, social media hoaxes and old ghost stories spoil the fun of Halloween for fraidy cat parents, but what's the truth about these tricky treats?
While pure intentions may be behind some forms of censorship, the process of censoring problematic cartoons and anime may make the issues surrounding said censorship far worse.
"Sailor Moon" (1992–1997) wasn't the first magical girl anime, but magical girl anime wasn't the same after it introduced the concept of a "transforming heroine" who fights evil. In its wake came several anime that went beyond influence and straight up copied "Sailor Moon."
Kids and tweens growing up in the 90s were often shown ads during regular cartoon hours that should have been adults only.
A model turned professional wrestler, Woman (Nancy Toffoloni) was an elegant icon who blended cunning smarts with classy style.
Ron DeSantis' crusade against Disney has included insinuations that the company might lose copyright protections. With the copyright to "Steamboat Willie" expiring in 2024, this battle may have significant legal consequences.
Without "Codename Sailor V," there would have been no "Sailor Moon"! But beyond that, this 1991–97 manga is essential if you want to understand Minako Aino.
The feminist and LBGTQ iconic character of Sailor Moon has done more positive work for reproductive health than most people realize.
In "Sailor Moon," moonlight carries the message of love—but is the love really appropriate?
Countless videos and articles tout these dolls as "scandalous," but is this really just a ploy by the patriarchy?
You may remember these kindergarten crime fighters for saving the world before bedtime, but their family tree will keep you up all night. Learn more about the twisted Powerpuff Girls family here.
Late actress Machiko Soga is known for playing Rita Repulsa and Witch Bandora, but nobody realized just how the characters' lives would intertwine outside of re-hashed footage.
Boomers love to pick on Millennials, especially when it comes to The Magic Kingdom, but there are a few rational reasons behind the travel plans of those who never grew up.
WWE Hall of Famer Sharmell had an entire wrestling career long before marrying 5-time WCW Champion Booker T.
What do Turning Red, Shrek, Sailor Moon and the video game Darkstalkers all have in common? Plenty, but Pixar and Disney don't want you to know that.
No, there's no dog food flavor for Pop-Tarts, but there is some eye-popping pop culture surrounding the fruit ravioli!
While the DiC dubs for "Sailor Moon" and "Sailor Moon R" are infamous for its changes, the Cloverway dub for "S" and "SuperS" are also legendary.
An analytical look at Sesshōmaru's mother from "Inuyasha," "Inuyasha: Final Act" and "Yashahime."
Kousagi Tsukino, the second child of Usagi Tsukino and Mamoru Chiba, is adorable and kind. Yet despite having her own fans, some people just can't accept her.
Charlie Bucket is a sweet, thoughtful and obedient child, but does he secretly have a sinister fan base?
If you think Minnie Mouse's January 2022 pantsuit for Disneyland Paris is anything new, think again! This rodent has been rocking pants for decades.
Sailor Neptune has become an icon for LBGTQ Sailor Moon fans, but did you know you've seen her before?
From the crib of Hulk Hogan to the mean streets with "Speed Racer," Kenzy is a Hollywood chimpanzee worthy of his own documentary.
1991's "Beauty and the Beast" is a beloved Disney classic, but we shouldn't whitewash Gaston's misogyny, townsfolk willing to turn into a mob, and an absolute loss of agency.
They were here, they were delicious, they were gone and nobody seems to remember them. Do you?
She is the one named Sailor Moon, and yet when people complain about her being a crybaby, they forget why she's always freaking out.
This 1970 Rankin and Bass TV special is just as fresh today as it was when it first aired, and given the post-2020 world, more relevant than ever.
As the first-born daughter of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask, Chibiusa Tsukino's possible futures have been debated since the 1990s.
The Tiger King star has been secretly behind many children's cinema classics Millennials grew up watching back in the late 1990s. Have you seen them all?
Why are people referring to Chibiusa as "Rini"? The reason for that strange, short name may not surprise you.
Baby Boomers and Gen Xers in the 1960s and 1970s got to grow up with some far-out dolls. These babies need a comeback!
Just as much as Hi-C Ecto Cooler and Dunkaroos, we need these foods back in our lunchboxes!
"Beetlejuice" is a beloved Halloween classic that spawned a cartoon and a musical. But it hasn't aged very well.
Although 26 years apart, with different animation teams, the Sailor Moon "Super S" and "Eternal" films still share a few features.
i5 were a Y2K pop group whose bubble burst before we really got the chance to hear them find new fans via streaming. Learn about this American quintet whose members came from five different countries.
While problematic Looney Tunes are still readily available, Disney's older pantheon is not.
This 2000 film has been panned by critics since its debut, but is the criticism of "Ready to Rumble" fair? Here's why it deserves a second chance.
How a raunchy comic strip character in a conservative tabloid became responsible for the Barbie doll and wound up suppressed by Mattel.
Before there was Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Van Beuren Studios had Milton Mouse, an unsung hero in the silent era.
Helen Kane, Margie Hines, Little Ann Little, Bonnie Poe, and Mae Questel all took turns in the 1930s voicing Betty Boop. So, who's the real Betty Boop? Turns out her origin story is surprisingly complicated.
Is the iconic animated series "Tom and Jerry" the product of stolen media or recycled cartoon history?
He may be cute and funny, but Jerry is the antagonist in most of the "Tom and Jerry" media.
An overabundance of live-action cartoon movies has swamped television sets and theaters for years. It may be time to retire the genre.
Pepé Le Pew, Bosko, Honey, Speedy Gonzales and Buddy aren't the only Looney Tunes characters who may be missing from Space Jam 2.
While his cartoons may still be available, Pepé Le Pew is not likely to find many new fans in the new millennium. Here's why.
Long before the phrase "cancel culture," these early Looney Tunes were being pulled from television.
Very few Vocaloid related concerts have made it to the United States on Blu-Ray. Here, Koriander looks at a new disc hoping to change that.
As new information leaks on the new Sailor Moon Eternal movies, fans discover more reasons to be excited for the films.
The style icon and internet celebrity has had to endure racism, theft and constant bullying from toy juggernauts Lisa Frank and MGA.
Despite a few racially insensitive characters, the "Dragonball" franchise enjoys a broad African American fan base. Here's why.
While both anime are iconic, the 90s Sailor Moon anime made some pretty big blunders that are now fixed with Sailor Moon Eternal and Sailor Moon Crystal
Based on a real-life magician, the 1995 animated series "Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic" shouldn't be forgotten. Let the magic begin!
Once a staple of Sanrio stores nationwide, this fluffy little kitten warmed the heart of Hello Kitty fans, but she also raised eyebrows.
The "Inuyasha" and "Yashahime" series still need Sesshōmaru, but the character is controversial.
You probably know about Barbie's sisters Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea, but those aren't her only siblings. Meet the forgotten children in the Roberts family.
Underneath the glitter was a scathing array of body shaming and sexualized products aimed at Millennial girls that have led to something of a revolt.
Reconsidering five socially aware Disney films that are much more meaningful than the usual Disney fare: "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," "Zootopia," "Ralph Breaks the Internet," "Frozen," and "Frozen 2."
While Sailor Moon Eternal Part 2 features Super Sailor Saturn's first on screen transformation, it's not her first transformation to be animated officially.
Does the controversy of Disney's racist past continue with "Raya and the Last Dragon"?
With Disney being an icon in the animation industry and a household staple in America, the negative image it has on older women is distressing.
Since 1999, hope has held out for a new series based on the progeny of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask. Could these girls carry on the legacy of this mahō shōjo juggernaut?
Despite the #MeToo movement, an ugly side of the Inuyasha/Yashahime fan base lingers.