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SDCC 2018: Dragon Ball North America Tour

The Dragon Ball North America Tour, presented by Funimation, Bandai and Toei Animation, launched the exhibition at San Diego Comic Con 2018. The installation features  a life-sized replica of the World Martial Arts Tournament– a triennial tournament of the “strongest under the heavens” and a central event in the 34-year-old Dragon Ball franchise. Fans can look at a collection of merchandise, memorabilia, play the Dragon Ball Super Card Game or the video game, Dragon Ball FighterZ.

Including this amazing animated GIF photobooth! Click below to see more photos from the installation.

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Sailor Moon Crystal Trailer: Dissecting our Otaku Youth.. and the Trailer

Praise be to the moon god. IT’S FINALLY HERE! Today, fans of Sailor Moon got their first look at the new anime, “Sailor Moon Crystal,” the reboot of the entire franchise, which begins airing July 5th.

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Of course, when a cherished, nostalgic, and altogether life-changing anime gets redone, there’s gonna be a couple of squeaky wheels.  Let’s face it: long time fans of the franchise have TWENTY YEARS of nerd feels about Sailor Moon! We all have memories of how it shaped what we thought anime was, or how it changed our lives. Hell, my username since I was 13 has been “IAMCHUBBYBUNNY” specifically because I identified with Usagi’s clumsiness and was so in love with Sailor Moon. (Spoiler: I’m 32 now so that’s a realllllyyyy long freaking time to stick with a name as silly as that!)

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