Archived Series: Summer 2018

Banana Fish

For Eiji— with Love and Squalor (Banana Fish first impressions)

Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight

To be a center — Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight Episode 1 

The Star Knows — Junna Hoshimi’s dueling stage in Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight

Position zero, this is Tendou Maya: establishing the Takarazuka status quo in Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight

Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight and the Mystery of Daiba Nana

Our “Starlight” — more Takarazuka influences in Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight

Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight, sparkles, and the comic relief episode

Let us only walk the flower road: in defense of Kaoruko Hanayagi

Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight and the Mystery of Daiba Nana (Part 2, more Takarazuka criticism)

“Fly Me to the Star” — tracking the iterations of Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight’s ending sequence

To be a stage girl: the fall of Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight’s Hikari Kagura

Banana’s “Starlight:” Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight Episode 9

The Melancholy of a Musumeyaku — Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight’s Claudine Saijou

The Melancholy of a Musumeyaku (Part Two) — Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight’s Karen Aijou

The Disappearance of Hikari Kagura

The true giraffe was inside of us all along (or the Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight finale)

When Past was Future: the goddesses of Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight’s ‘Starlight’

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