Pixar's Turning Red, now streaming on Disney+, is no doubt one of the most relatable movies for teen girls in years. The story follows Mei, an Asian Canadian 13-year-old living in Toronto who holds a mysterious family secret. The story takes place in 2002, and anime is clearly an inspiration for many of the scenes in Turning Red.
Fans are sharing the references from Turning Red that they noticed from old-school anime like Sailor Moon, Neon Evangelion Gensis, and even JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Take a look below and vote up the best references eagle-eyed viewers found in Turning Red.
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Fighting Crime Like 'Sailor Moon'
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The Expressions Are Totally Nostalgic
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As Animated As The 'Sailor Moon' Girls
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Drawing On Classic '90s Anime
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Same Energy As Usagi From 'Sailor Moon'
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Clear Anime Inspirations