A 30-something year old man watches Sailor Moon for the first time and is guided along by the women, femmes, and friends in his life who grew up on the show.
We watch episodes 7 ("Usagi Learns Her Lesson: Becoming a Star is Hard Work")& 8 ("The Girl Genius is a Monster: The Brainwashing Cram School of Horror") in which Usagi attempts to make it in show biz, and then we meet Sailor Mercury!
We watch Sailor Moon episodes 5 and 6 ("Scent of a Monster! Chanela Will Steal Your Love" and "Protect the Melody of Love: Usagi Plays Cupid") and discuss drug metaphors, vampires, and learn that Grant can't recognize jazz.
We watch episodes 3 "The Mysterious Sleeping Sickness: Protect the Girls in Love" and 4 "Learn How to Be Skinny from Usagi"" A friend joins to discuss Keith Sweat, athleisure, and the patriarchy.
In our first episode, Grant gets to see Sailor Moon for the first time. We discuss the power of accessorizing, meeting old men in alleyways, and the pros and cons of lavender pants. This episode covers the first two episodes of Sailor Moon "The Crybaby: Usagi's Beautiful Transformation" and "Punishment Awaits! The House of Fortune is the Monster Ma…