Book Review: Warriors of Legend – Reflections of Japan in Sailor Moon

Recently I finished reading a book I bought on Amazon called, Warriors of Legend: Reflections of Japan in Sailor Moon Unauthorized by Jay Navok and Sushil K. Rudranath. Published in 2006, the book’s back cover summary states that the “book views Japanese society through the lens of Sailor Moon.” The book covers a range of topics from the familiar locations referenced in the manga/anime to the Greek and Roman mythologies that inspired Naoko Takeuchi’s series. To some extent, the authors make a comparison between manga vs. anime, what remains similar and what differs greatly.

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