#5 - Moonies
Fighting evil by moonlight, winning love by daylight, never running from a real fight, they are the fans of Sailor Moon: Moonies!
Why was Sailor Moon so influential in its time? Why has it endured as long as it has? And for that matter, what was it like being a fan in the 90s?
In this week's episode, we fight in the name of love and justice... stay tuned!
Everyone's a fan!
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Play-by-play 00:00 - Cold Open 00:06 - Theme Song 00:26 - Introduction 00:56 - Who are Moonies? 02:59 - Trivia (Yes, we had a lot this time!) 40:42 - Feminism, Femininity and Fandom 64:19 - Community Posts 68:20 - Spotlight: [Sailor Moon Screenshots Redraw](https://www.tumblr.com/search/sailor%20moon%20screenshot%20redraw) and [Moon Animate Make-Up!](https://www.facebook.com/moonanimate) 74:36 - Goodbye! 75:43 - Outtakes
Citations [Official Sailor Moon Fan Club Finally Opening to Fans Overseas](http://otakumode.com/news/57dc92c1473fd73969f9f755/Official-Sailor-Moon-Fan-Club-Finally-Opening-to-Fans-Overseas!) [Saying No To "The Other Name" - We Want Serena!](http://www.wewantserena.com/saying-no-to-the-other-name.html) [Sailor Moon Fans Are the Best People on Earth | VICE | Canada](http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/why-sailor-moon-fans) [Male Sailor Moon fans - It Just Bugs Me!](https://itjustbugsme.com/forums/discussion/530/male-sailor-moon-fans) [Sailor Moon reboot far from magical | The Sheridan Sun](http://thesheridansun.ca/blog/2016/04/01/sailor-moon-reboot-far-from-magical/) [Sailor Moon Crystal Failures](http://sailormooncrystalfailures.tumblr.com/) [THEM Anime Reviews 4.0 - Sailor Moon](http://www.themanime.org/viewreview.php?id=405) [The Comics Journal: Essays](https://web.archive.org/web/20080531153057/http://www.tcj.com/269/e_own1.html) [How 'Sailor Moon' Fandom Became a Refuge for 90s Queer
Kids | VICE | Canada](http://www.vice.com/en_ca/video/american-obsessions-sailor-moon-queer-indentity) [Sailor Moon: Fanlore](https://fanlore.org/wiki/Sailor_Moon) [What I learned about gender and power from Sailor Moon](https://bitchmedia.org/post/what-i-learned-about-gender-and-power-from-sailor-moon) [7 Authors who wrote fanfiction because its actually the best](https://www.bustle.com/articles/160939-7-authors-who-wrote-fanfiction-because-its-actually-the-best) [List of Sailor Moon Soundtracks](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Sailor_Moon_soundtracks#Sailor_Moon_-_Songs_from_the_Hit_TV_Series) [What is a Moonie Code?](http://www.tuxedounmasked.com/2016/01/08/what-is-a-moonie-code/) [Ballet-fu](http://wikimoon.org/index.php?title=Ballet-fu) [Nerd Royalty #1: Linda Ballantyne on Sailor Moon & Love for Fandom](https://www.espionagecosmetics.com/blogs/community/linda-ballantyne-sailor-moon) [How Sailor Moon Made Me a Feminist](http://www.autostraddle.com/how-sailor-moon-made-me-a-
feminist-an-ode-to-magical-girl-shows-177393/) [Frill Clad Warriors of Justice and Girl Power](https://theafictionado.wordpress.com/2013/05/16/frill-clad-warriors-of-justice-and-girl-power/) [Women, men, and feminist works part 3: Sailor Moon is serious business the blog](http://ladyloveandjustice.tumblr.com/post/34249014343/women-men-and-feminist-works-part-3-sailor-moon) [The Feminism of Sailor Moon](https://bitchmedia.org/post/the-feminism-of-sailor-moon) [Why Sailor Moon is one of the greatest feminist stories ever](http://theabsolutemag.com/26731/longreads/why-sailor-moon-is-one-of-the-greatest-feminist-stories-ever/) [The return of Sailor Moon](http://boingboing.net/2014/05/07/the-return-of-sailor-moon.html) [Homosexuality in Sailor Moon](http://wikimoon.org/index.php?title=Homosexuality_in_Sailor_Moon) [Alt.fan.sailor-moon](http://wikimoon.org/index.php?title=Alt.fan.sailor-moon) [A Ridiculously Comprehensive History of Sailor Moon, Part 3: Tales from
Fandom](http://www.themarysue.com/sailor-moon-history-part-3/) [Sailor Stars Fan Dub](http://starsfandub.com/) [She is the one called Takeuchi Naoko](https://web.archive.org/web/20090221051150/http://www.ex.org/3.6/13-feature_takeuchi.html) [Sailormoon: Manga (Comics) and Anime (Cartoon) Superheroine Meets Barbie: Global Entertainment Commodity Comes to the United States](https://web.archive.org/web/20120617030124/http://www.yorku.ca/jjenson/4303/readings/comics/sailormoon.pdf) [Our Cultural Heritage Faces Another Threat](http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1995-03-28/lifestyle/9503240962_1_morphin-power-rangers-sailor-moon-mighty-morphin) [Sailor Moon 101: Pretty, Powerful, and Pure of Heart](http://www.mtv.com/news/2621750/sailor-moon-101-pretty-powerful-and-pure-of-heart/) ['SAILOR MOON' FANS EAGER FOR REVIVAL](http://icv2.com/articles/comics/view/16995/sailor-moon-fans-eager-revival) [Moon Chase](http://www.moon-chase.com/) [Toronto Sailor Moon
Celebration](http://sailormooncelebration.com/faq) [Fans Sending an SOS for 'Sailor'](http://articles.latimes.com/print/1996-06-19/entertainment/ca-16327_1_sailor-moon) [She's Got Her Own Thing Now](https://web.archive.org/web/20080531153057/http://www.tcj.com/269/e_own1.html) [Sailing the Internet It's a treasure trove of trivia for Sailor 'Moonies'](http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/thestar/doc/437515836.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:&type=current&date=&author=&pub=&edition=&startpage=&desc=) [Grrrl Power: Why Female Superheroes Matter](http://www.popmythology.com/grrrl-power-why-female-superheroes-matter/) [Moon Prism Power! Why Sailor Moon is the Perfect Female Superhero](https://web.archive.org/web/20140223101605/http://leslieirl.com/2013/10/17/moon-prism-power-why-sailor-moon-is-the-perfect-female-superhero/) [Can Sailor Moon Break Up the Superhero Boys Club](http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2011/09/can-sailor-moon-break-up-the-superhero-boys-club/244648/) [Sailor Moon Fan Club
to Open to Overseas Members, Adorable Merchandise Assured](http://www.idigitaltimes.com/sailor-moon-fan-club-open-overseas-members-adorable-merchandise-assured-557663) ['Sailor Moon' Tribute Orchestra Fundraises New Album](http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/press-release/2016-09-22/sailor-moon-tribute-orchestra-fundraises-new-album/.106749) [Sera Symphony](http://www.serasymphony.com/) [Save Our Sailors (SOS) Campaign Headquarters](http://www.saveoursailors.org/) ["In My High Heels, I Will Punish You": The Cultural Importance of Gender Representation in Sailor Moon](https://adventuresofcomicbookgirl.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/in-my-high-heels-i-will-punish-you/)
Credits Music: The Wand of Youth Suite, No 1 by Edward Elgar, performed by Steve's Bedroom Band (via [musopen.org](http://musopen.org)) Logo: ["Glasses"](https://thenounproject.com/term/glasses/132894) by [Anton Anuchin](https://thenounproject.com/antonwebium) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["Moon"](https://thenounproject.com/term/moon/620894) by [Icons Bazaar](https://thenounproject.com/iconsbazaar89) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["Eyes"](https://thenounproject.com/term/eyes/645424) by [MAXICAT](https://thenounproject.com/maxicat) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/)
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