Magical Girls and the Zodiac


I’ve had this idea—rolling around in my head for months it seems—of presenting the astrological signs as magical girl warriors (à la Sailor Moon).

I adore the adoption of the magical girl æsthetic into western feminist discourse. A celebration of femininity, there is something very powerful in showing strength via the same imagery used to subjugate. Astrology (at least, in modern times) is something that is viewed as both feminine and worthy of ridicule.

I feel it is important to embrace the whimsical. To enjoy earnestly. To crave unknowables.