Sailor Moon Crystal #16

By Christina Ladd on

This week’s episode begins with Mars’s abduction from last week, and Usagi’s quick accusation of Chibi-Usagi being behind it all. It’s not really that far-fetched.  Chibi-Usa drops from the sky, and not long after, Rei is taken up by yet more mysterious people who descended from above.  I’d be suspicious too, especially after that same …

Geekly Redux: Captain Planet

By Bijaya Shrestha on

With Geekly Redux, we revisit our childhood favorites and determine whether or not they hold up.   Growing up in Nepal, I didn’t have access to all of the awesome shows kids in the United States had to watch, i.e. Are you afraid of the dark? Doug, Hey Arnold, etc.  I watched random Disney reruns that were …

Sailor Moon Crystal #15

By Christina Ladd on

UGH FINE.  There’s more Sailor Moon, and I’m inexplicably drawn to it, so prepare yourselves for the next arc, the Dark Moon saga (in the original, Sailor Moon R). When last we left our dubious heroes, a tiny pink-haired girl was pointing a gun at Usagi’s head and demanding the Silver Crystal.  We resume at …

Geekly Essential: FLCL

By Michael Buh on

Geekly Essential means that something is so good that it deserves to be discussed long after it was released. It may be 10 years old, but it is still worth your time. “Nothing amazing happens here.” FLCL (pronounced as Fooly Cooly) is just six episodes. Six wonderful, nostalgia-inducing, nonsensical, crazy episodes. The illustration, done by …