Becca, Carly, Jen, and Soragumi expert Julie (in her first recorded episode!) talk about the history of Cosmos troupe!
Correction: Julie mentioned that Aran Kei only guest starred in Soragumi during Phantom, but she also appeared in Lightning in the Daytime.
Links to things mentioned in the podcast:
Select performances mentioned:
All for One
Never Say Goodbye
Sketches from the Life of Ryoma Sakamoto
Singin’ in the Rain 2008
shinjin kouen / shinko: Every performance shown at the Takarazuka Grand Theater / Tokyo Takarazuka Theater has one night when the junior stars of the troupe (ken 7 and under) perform in the lead roles. It provides the junior stars with valuable stage experience and public exposure.
Carly, Jen, and Julie talk TakaWiki: Where it came from, why we love it, why English-language fandom is awesome, and why you should not be scared to contribute! Fandom meta splurge❤
(Julie is a new member of the podcast. Check out up-coming ep #28 for her self intro. She wants to add an apology for date-related difficulties: 2016=2006, and 1996=1976. Sleep is important!)
Links to fabulous things:
- Takarazuka Wiki
- (If for some reason the TakaWiki is down: TakaWiki News)
- TakaWiki: Cast Lists for Musicals Performed multiple times
- Merry Shannon’s romance books (LGBTQ) [All Hail Merry Shannon!]
- Asami Hikaru’s “Roman Holiday”
- Jen’s fabulous ebay find
- “Hot Eyes!!”