episode 51

“At the risk of sounding snarky, sir, your son is also my age, and yet he goes off fighting monsters and aliens from other planets all while dealing with the personal issues of his three caretakers and simultaneously trying to live up to the expectations set on him because of his late mom. Closing up a fry shop alone in a town of about 30 people is nothing. Heck, even Ronaldo does it from time to time.”


[CHARACTER] Makaiju.

Series: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon

Kana: 魔界樹
Romaji: Makaiju

Role: Villain
Type: Space plant
Alignment/Organization: Self
First appearance: Episode 47
Last appearance: Episode 59
Status: Alive (see below)
Voice actor: Taeko Nakanishi


  • “Makaiju” is usually translated as “hell tree” or “demon tree.” “Makai” (魔界) also means “world of spirits” in Japanese. “Ju” (樹) is the Japanese word for a tree or wood.
  • As it turned out, the Makaiju was not evil at all. So its status as a villain is not entirely accurate.
  • In DiC’s English dub, the Doom Tree was once known as the Tree of Life. Yet in the Japanese version, the Makaiju only had one name.
  • The Makaiju said in episode 59 that she came from a planet where there was only the ocean and herself. In episode 51, Ail and An’s visualization showed the Makaiju residing on land, surrounded by what looked to be plateaus. This inconsistency could be based on Ail and An’s perceived idea of what their home world looked like rather than what it really was. The pair of aliens left the planet at a very young age, and it seemed as if what little they knew of their culture and the Makaiju was passed down to them from other members of their tribe.
  • At the Makaiju’s request, Sailor Moon purged the tree of all the negative energy inside of her. A sapling was born from the remains.

anonymous asked:

Is there a reason Lucretia's design is most commonly a darker woman with short, white hair? Was this mentioned in an episode somewhere? (I got to thinking about the designs of the crew earlier, and it never occurred to me that this is the most common depiction of her! It's a lovely design, and I'm awfully curious. Thank you!!)

Oh! That’s because the dark skin and light/white hair is canon!

Griffin: With her back to you, she is facing that portrait in the back of the room, the one that I guess I think it was Taako who thought it had some kind of arcane energy around it, and with a wave of her white oak staff, that image in the portrait changes, and the Lucretia that you see - she’s about a 50 year old woman - disappears, and there is a young woman, in the portrait, with the same light hair and dark skin that the Director has, but she looks a couple of decades younger than the Director that you know today.

The short hair part is because it just seems like a very fitting hair cut/style for someone who goes by the title “Madam Director.”

gabi404  asked:

Do we know anything about canon ages? I think I remember Lucretia LOOKING like a woman in her 50s, which would actually put her in her 30s (130s) before Wonderland, which would make her in her 20s before she left her homeworld? But I can't remember any details about other characters or any more info about Lucretia. Thank you!!! (Side Note: This blog has been such a help, thank you for putting so much time and energy into this project!!!)

Alright, I think I can help.

Lucretia is currently in her 30′s (130′s) but gave up 20 years of her life, so she’s kind of in her 50′s (150′s)

Magnus is 32 (132) as of episode 54. He did give up 10 years of his life in Wonderland, but he (probably) got those years back when he got his body back in episode 59.

Merle is older than Taako or anyone else really. We don’t know by how much, just that he is old. That’s not even counting the century on the Starblaster.

Taako and Lup are…. well I have no idea, there is no age given. Lup says that she and Taako have “been alive for over a hundred years,” but that is a vague number, and it was in year 82, so I still have no idea how old they would be by now. In episode 7, Griffin gave Taako a flashback of being 65 while he was on his grandfather’s farm, BUT that was only so Taako could have another piece of the taco recipe (sour cream) back when that was a constant thing and, for all we know, that could have been retconned. Not to mention that we don’t know if we count cycles where someone’s dead or if someone’s been a lich, and now we can’t even say that Taako and Lup are the same age anymore.

Angus was 10 when he was first introduced in Murder on the Rockport Express, and he became 11 during the Live Boston Stunt Spectacular. 

Barry Bluejeans is in his 50′s (150′s), considering the fact he looks like Tom Arnold. We have no idea if we’re supposed to retract any numbers from that from during the decade or so between The Stolen Century and Here There Be Gerblins.

We have no idea how old Davenport is. Merle made a guess for 130 or 140.

Magic Brian’s age when he died was 121. He’s also male, a drow and 6′1″. I didn’t make that up, go listen to episode 7, time: 61:37

Most other characters are given vague descriptors to try and express their ages.

Ages in The Adventure Zone are left very vague. Do with that knowledge as you will.

Also, thank you for the compliments!!! I kinda needed that!!!

First, where did Steven get this picture of Dewey? It must be from his younger days - he seems to still have all his hair. And he’s wearing a wife beater? There’s some Dewey lore I need pronto.

Second, two of the three contacts pictured here do not even speak. 

Three, the only logical reasoning I can throw together as to why Lion has a cell phone lies with the assumption that Steven bought a cellphone, programmed it, and added service time to it for a lion.

anonymous asked:

When did Justin mention Taako wouldn't tell the rest of thb that he's gay bc Taako wouldn't think it's "their buisness" or something like that

Episode 51, Time: 13:41

Also, it’s not that he’s gay, it’s that he was dating Kravitz. As near as I can tell, Taako don’t give a fuck about anyone knowing his sexual orientation.