Zone of the Enders 2167: IDOLO

From now on there will be new posts twice a week; Wednesdays and Sundays. Batch posts will as usual come on an irregular basis.

26370lThe Deimos Incident. Radium Lavans (CV: Takehito Koyasu) and Viola Guines (CV: Chiharu Tezuka) have been chosen to test pilot a new kind of weapon, which is Mars hope to end the tyranny of the United Nations Space Force. Radium is the first to pilot IDOLO, and they sync together in a way that makes it impossible for anyone else to pilot the robot. During the public reveal, a demonstration of IDOLO’s powers, Radium catches a UNSF spy and soon after, a group infiltrates to steal IDOLO and kidnap Dr. Rachel Stewart Links (CV: Yoshiko Sakakibara). They also kidnap Dolores Hayes (CV: Houko Kuwashima), Radium’s fiancé, and Radium goes to her rescue. Continue reading

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS

40267lUsagi Tsukino (CV: Kotono Mitsuishi) is the reincarnation of the Moon Princess. She now is the magical girl Sailor Moon with her friends and her boyfriend. Her future daughter, Chibiusa (CV: Kae Araki) has been sent from the future to train with her mother’s past self. Earth is now threatened by the queen of the dark side of the moon and a priest, Helios (CV: Taiki Matsuno), who has been captured, is hiding in Chibiusa’s dreams.

I haven’t covered the three past seasons, but some day I will. Although, I might not want to re-watch the third season at all, because although I started to find this season grating, the previous one was more so. However, in a sense, this is much worse, because Chibiusa completely steals the spotlight from Mamoru Chiba (CV: Tooru Furuya), who barely even showed up in this fourth season of Sailor Moon and is forever a shallow support character. I love Mamoru to death (because I read the comic years ago before watching anything of the show not aired in Sweden) and I don’t really mind Chibiusa, but this season was supposed to be about Mamoru. I could complain about it however much I’d, but it won’t help anyone 19 years after it has aired. Continue reading