Sailor Moon SuperS DVD & Bluray Limited Edition Review

1st July 2018

Dear Chibi,

Sailor Moon’s fourth season ‘Sailor Moon SuperS’ tends to get a lot of hate. Too much Chibiusa, no Outer Senshi and way too many filler episodes; these are usually the main arguments I hear. Although I can understand where they’re coming from…I personally really enjoyed SuperS. There, I said it 8D. SuperS is actually not that bad. Chibiusa does a fine job as it’s leading character and I loved watching her relationship with Pegasus slowly grow over the course of the season. It’s so endearing, and rewarding. She also matures and gets heavy character development, and how can that be a bad thing?

The villains are great characters too, especially the Amazon Trio, each with their distinctive personalities and quirks. The slightly crazy, bizarre circus villains makes it ridiculously funny to watch (You can’t take them seriously). Viz Media’s English cast did great job with the voicing and the dialogue (My only issue is them calling Fish Eye, “Fish’s Eye”). All these make for a entertaining watch though, as long as you don’t mind letting the characters do their thing, and the main story unravel in due time.

Packaging

Quite a few of you have been wondering if it’s worth continuing the DVD sets, or starting anew with the Blurays. Today I’ll be sharing with you side by side comparisons of both products so you can decide for yourself :)

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Bluray vs DVD limited edition boxsets. Apart from the DVD box being larger the packaging is basically identical (Crisis Compacts not included ;D)

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The cover art always looks so pretty in Madman’s releases :3
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Evangelion: 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo Blu-ray

5th March 2016

Dear Chibi,

‘Evangelion: 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo’ is finally out in Australia on blu-ray! 3.33 is the third of four films released in the ‘Rebuild of Evangelion’ tetralogy, with the final film yet to come.

Let’s have a closer look at the packaging~ (Click here for Evangelion 1.11 and 2.22)

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This is the limited edition version which comes with a slipcase and a mini booklet.

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The box is a bit wider than the previous two movies because the booklet is bigger and sits outside the disc case.

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My thoughts on Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Movie limited edition Blu-Ray

4th December 2014

Dear Chibi,
Yesterday I had some time to kill so I decided to check out the newly released Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Movie limited edition Blu-Ray :D It is apparently very similar to the anime’s 12 episode series (around 95% of the content is the same, including the actual animation) compiled as two movies (Part 1: Beginnings and Part 2: Eternal).

The packaging

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Box featuring exclusive illustration for the limited edition Blu-Ray

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Back and side view of the box

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Two movies in two separate cases. Part 1: Beginnings has a white theme and Part 2 has a dark one.

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Evangelion: 1.11 and 2.22 Blu-Ray

16th June 2013

Dear Chibi,

I received Evangelion: 1.11 and 2.22 Blu-Ray in the mail about a week ago but haven’t had the chance to sit down and write about it until now :D

Let me start off by saying… I haven’t really watched Evangelion before. Well, I have a little bit back in my early high school days but that was so long ago and in-sequential that it didn’t make much sense XD Hopefully watching the movies this time around will be a more fulfilling experience. I want to know what the fuss is all about!

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Evangelion: 1.11 You are (NOT) Alone and 2.22 You Can (NOT) Advance

The two came in a very well packaged box. I had a pleasant time un-boxing it and I loooove the look of these. The plain orange and red on the slip covers work well. Since these were part of a series/collection, I lined them up to see how they’d looked together:

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One side features a face of Shinji Ikari and Mari Illustrious Makinami (new character in the movie)

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