Ranked #1021

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon

Alternative Titles

English: Sailor Moon
Synonyms: Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon
Japanese: 美少女戦士セーラームーン


Type: TV
Episodes: 46
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 7, 1992 to Feb 27, 1993
Premiered: Spring 1992
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Asahi
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.701 (scored by 71,176 users)
Ranked: #10212
Popularity: #293
Members: 126,429
Favorites: 4,806
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Tsukino Usagi is a 14-year-old girl in junior high. She's ditzy, whiny, and a crybaby. She often flunks her tests, and she is always scolded by her family. However after a bad day, Usagi is surprised to encounter a black cat that can talk! The cat, Luna, grants Usagi the power to transform into Sailor Moon, a fighter who is to save the world against the Dark Kingdom and its evil ruler, Queen Beryl.

Of course, Usagi can't do it alone, and there are others who will help her on the way...


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Characters & Voice Actors

Tsukino, Usagi
Tsukino, Usagi
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Mitsuishi, Kotono
Araki, Kae
Araki, Kae
Aino, Minako
Aino, Minako
Fukami, Rica
Fukami, Rica
Hino, Rei
Hino, Rei
Tomizawa, Michie
Tomizawa, Michie
Kino, Makoto
Kino, Makoto
Shinohara, Emi
Shinohara, Emi


Sato, Junichi
Sato, Junichi
Director, Storyboard
Endou, Yuuji
Endou, Yuuji
Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ikuhara, Kunihiko
Ikuhara, Kunihiko
Episode Director
Igarashi, Takuya
Igarashi, Takuya
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(46/46)

Episode Title Aired
1 The Crybaby: Usagi's Beautiful Transformation
Nakimushi Usagi no Karei Naru Henshin (泣き虫うさぎの華麗なる変身)
Mar 7, 1992
2 Punishment Awaits: the House of Fortune is the Monster Mansion
Oshioki yo! Uranai House wa Youma no Yakata (おしおきよ! 占いハウスは妖魔の館)
Mar 14, 1992
3 The Mysterious Sleeping Sickness: Protect the Girls in Love
Nazo no Nemuribyou, Mamore Otome no Koisuru Kokoro (謎のねむり病, 守れ乙女の恋する心)
Mar 21, 1992
4 Learn How to be Skinny from Usagi
Usagi ga Oshiemasu! Surimu ni Naruhou (うさぎが教えます! スリムになる法)
Mar 28, 1992
5 Scent of a Monster: Chanela Will Steal Your Love
Youma no Kaori! Chanela wa Ai wo Nusume (妖魔の香り! シャネーラは愛を盗む)
Apr 11, 1992

Opening Theme

"Moonlight Densetsu" by DALI

Ending Theme

#1: "Heart Moving" by Misae Takamatsu (eps 1-26)
#2: "Princess Moon" by Ushio Hashimoto (eps 27-46)

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Mar 9, 2009
It is often true that things experienced in your childhood never seem to live up to the wonderful memories you had of them when experiencing them again as an adult. It was with this state of mind that I entered my viewing of Sailor Moon, mostly from a desire to relive some nostalgia from my youth. I can truly say that it exceeded my expectations and left all those fond memories intact. As with most anime fans my age, Sailor Moon was one of the first series that I watched. It is one of those titles that many people know outside read more
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Nov 21, 2007
Note: This review encompasses the entire series, rather than just the first season. Keep that in mind while reading. Thanks!!

When anime fans start talking about shows that began their interest in japanese animation, many people point to the fact that their first experience with anime (whether they knew it or not at the time) is Sailor Moon. It's one of those anime shows that people fondly remember as the basis of "how to do anime right" for future shows of its kind. Even when comparing it with today's new trends, plots, characters and animation, it is easy to notice why Sailor read more
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Oct 10, 2015
I strongly dislike the original Sailor Moon series for many reasons. Let's get the biggest problem out of the way, it's a pretty predictable and repetitive show.For example Sailor Moon likes to make twists, about things it already showed in the first episode,which is pretty pathetic and lazy writing.Do you want to know the most predictable and annoying part about Sailor Moon is?The filler, which extends to almost 25 episodes.In other words nothing important happens for more than half of the time.

When something actually happens, it's a bunch of cliches pandering to the time period. Not that I have a problem with pandering, but read more
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May 5, 2015
Back in the 1990s, Sailor Moon was the queen bee of popular shoujo titles by helping to popularize the magical girl genre to international fans and being the first series within the genre to feature a magical girl fighting against the forces of evil instead of using her magic to do fun and mundane things that older titles like Creamy Mami did. I was a sucker for the series when I was a kid during that period as I watched the butchered American syndicated version of the series released by Dic during the mid-90s. Our heroine of focus here is klutzy and book-dumb middle schooler read more
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