Episode 20: Moon Troupe (月組)

Moon Troupe love! Join Becca, Carly, and Jen in their flailing and discussions of Moon Troupe now and in the past.

Correction: Eternal Tale was Haruna Yuri’s 2nd to last show, not her very last, which was War and Peace.

Links (Things Mentioned)

Couldn’t find the butterfly-clip pic, but have a sassy Rika in all her crazy-haired glory.



  • aite (相手) – partner
  • daihyou (代表) – representative, in Takarazuka fan clubs, it’s the lovely lady in charge
  • fukubukuro (福袋) @ Wikipedia
  • hakama (袴) – green hakama are traditional wear for graduation
  • irimachi/demachi (入待/出待) – waiting for the actresses before and after shows
  • kawaii (可愛い) – cute
  • nibante (二番手) – 2nd ranked role/actress
  • nihonmono (日本物) – set in historical Japan
  • pachipachi (パチパチ) – among other things, it’s the sound effect for clapping


End of the year giveaway!

It’s the season of giving and we are very happy to announce our first giveaway! We have prepared four Takarazuka themed gifts and one of them could be yours!

All you have to do to enter the giveaway is to leave a comment below and tell us what kind of episodes you’ve enjoyed so far and what you would like to hear in the future. Anyone can join!

The giveaway ends December 31st 2016. After that four winners will be randomly selected and contacted by e-mail (so make sure to leave your e-mail address with your comment!).

Good luck!