Reality Bites - 1994
Well Tumblr is literally exploding this morning with more going on in the #sailor moon crystal tag that I’ve seen since I, you know… started a Tumblr about Sailor Moon Crystal. But it’s to be expected after both a three week hiatus and the introduction of everyone’s default favorite character, Mako-chan.
I love Makoto. Everyone does, come on. Don’t even try to argue it. She’s a complex mess of a lonely old soul, hopeless romantic, misunderstood protector, den mother, and supreme ass-beater all powered by 1.21 jigowatts of grade-A, 100%, accept-no-substitutes Jovian come-‘n-get-it. Not only will she break your spine in several places with her bare hands in defense of true love, but she’ll also light you up like Times Square, lacerate the shit out of you with a hurricane of flower petals, and after you’ve had time to recover and repent your villainous ways, she’ll sew the tattered remains of your clothes back together for you, cook you a cute homemade lunch, and be your best friend forever.
I could go on a real tear about all my thoughts regarding Mako-chan as a character, but I think I’ll save that for a later date. I’m planning to do some character studies at some point, but it’s beyond the scope of an episode review. It also gets into a really gray fanon area because, being an occasional writer of fanfic, there are some head-canons and tropes that I’ve latched on to over the years that muddy the water of what’s “official.”
And speaking of official, Act 5 is officially badass.
I am so. flippin. excited. about this moment between Nephrite and Mako-chan, ahhhhh!!! Like you said, I hope the storyline does all these wonderfully fan service-y moments justice and gives us more than we’ve ever gotten before on the Shitennou and their relationship with Mamoru.
Yay, Crystal has already surpassed my expectations!
"Otters have a skin flap that forms a pocket so they can keep their favorite rock with them. They use this rock to break open mollusks when eating. Some otters go their entire lives carrying the same rock!” source
HOW COME AN OTTER GETS POCKETS AND WOMEN STILL DON’T!!!!!!!!