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Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal


Alternative Titles

English: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal
Synonyms: Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (2014), Sailor Moon Remake, Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (2014), Sailor Moon Crystal
Japanese: 美少女戦士セーラームーン Crystal

Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 5, 2014 to Jul 18, 2015
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

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Ranked: #35032
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Popularity: #948
Members: 78,215
Favorites: 705

Recommendations

The two of these are very similar in terms of genre, plot and quality, but Binan Koukou is almost like a parody--it's very good for those with Sailor Moon nostalgia, or those who have fun laughing at typical magical girl tropes.
In short, it's almost like a mix of Sailor Moon Crystal and Free!, and not to be taken seriously at all. Good downtime watch material. 
report Recommended by MangakaNotlora
Very similar in the aspect that both contain magical girls trying to save the world. Also similar as both have a romantic aspect thrown into the mix.. teenage high school girls thrown into a situation they at first don't want to be in/ are afraid of. 
report Recommended by SnowxFlower
Both are animated by Toei, Princess Precure's animation is 100x better though. Both are colourful magical girl series with little filler (for a Precure season). Both heavily include princess elements. Transformations, villains, monsters and story. 
report Recommended by IceDragoness
Both are good magical girl stories where school girls transform into magical beings to fight the forces of evil and save the world. Where Sailor Moon is the classic magical girl series, Madoka Magica takes a different new approach. Both of these series are worth watching if you haven't already seen them. 
report Recommended by Renkku
Boom! Obvious recommendation is obvious. 
report Recommended by Midg3tLuv
Similarity
- involve magic
- both sailor and card captor holding stick

Difference
- ccs have to collect cards before disaster happened
- sailor moon will show up when bad guy committed crime

Which on is better?
ccs 
report Recommended by reren
Similarity
- have transformation scene
- friendship

Difference
- Doremi didn't only use magic when facing bad guy

Which one is better?
Doremi  
report Recommended by reren
Both are magical girl series involving transformations. Both Sailor Moon and Princess Tutu use love and justice to conquer their enemies, although instead of using violence Princess Tutu battles through dance. Both shows contain strong themes of friendship, and the main characters in both have a love interest. Both are suitable for younger audiences but still can be enjoyed by older anime fans.  
report Recommended by rococorose
*They both contain transformations
*They both are trying to search for a certain item
*They both meets friends and try to relate to each other
*Romance is involved
*Problems that must be fixed in their daily lives

If you like Sailor moon crystal then you'll for sure love Shugo Chara! 
report Recommended by Fellika
Both center around a team of powerful fighters who have outer space origins, who's duty it is to defend Earth from enemies from outer space, and who also have to keep their identities a secret.

Colorful characters, unlikely heroes, comedy, mystery of main character's origin (in Dragon Ball Super's case, the mystery was solved in prequels), talking animals, time travel, new enemies every arc, friendship & family, character transformations - Dragon Ball Z and Sailor Moon have more things in common that one might expect. Goku and Usagi are both simple minded, childlike protagonists with hearts of gold that attracts others to them./>
Crystal and Super are also both reboots of popular anime from the 90s and they're both legends in the shojo and shonen genre respectively.  read more 
report Recommended by Astronomist
A legendary shoujo anime, it has a similar animation style and overall similar feeling.



 
report Recommended by teaknight
- transformations
- fighting the "evil"
- their loved one lives in an other "world" (girls are mermaids, and their boys are humans)
- friendship and love is important 
report Recommended by Alex-chii
There are 5 characters in the main cast

There are "enemies of the week" and one main enemy

The main characters have "alter egos" with special powers necessary to defeat evil (Although, JoJo cast do not transform, but summon said egos)

Both are old manga and old anime remade with sharp animation and bright colors. Also, note the 3d in both the openings.

ps: Sailor Jupiter looks like Kakyoin, with wavy pink hair and green uniform.
 
report Recommended by irasshai
A group of cute ordinary middle school students have their lives changed forever when they find out they must "transform" and fight evil to save the world.  
report Recommended by 4kicks
Both are currently airing Mahou Shojo animation by Toei.

While Sailor Moon Anime was hiatus for 17 years. Precure has slowly filled that gap till Crystal came.

Both have similar themes as well. While Precure has always change their themes in it's new entry. Sailor Moon has stuck to it's own throughout.

While some may argue that Sailor Moon is much more mature than Precure, especially how this Crystal s now following the more darker content of the manga series.

Precure can be pretty dark at times. And it seems by the look of things at Happiness Charge, we'll be getting  read more 
report Recommended by SomaHeir