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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

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 7.711 (scored by 80,169 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #10282
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #348
Members: 145,957
Favorites: 5,479
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Ranked #1028Popularity #348Members 145,957
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Episodes: /46

Synopsis

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...

Background

The series won the 1992 Animage's Anime Grand Prix Award.

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Characters & Voice Actors

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

Staff

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


Edit Opening Theme

"Moonlight Densetsu" by DALI

Edit Ending Theme

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




More reviewsReviews

Skadi
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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VK11
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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ggultra2764
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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blushjoy
Apr 26, 2011
Season One of Sailor Moon encompasses the best and worst of the entire Sailor Moon franchise.

Sailor Moon introduces us to Usagi at her most comedic: she is not only the heroine but the comic relief of her own show. Over the course of the season we are introduced to Luna, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter and finally Sailor Venus and Artemis.

As others have mentioned, it is the characters, their relationships with one another which really holds the show together. Other shoujo such as Card Captor Sakura, handled the monster of the week nature in a more fun and varied way, but few anime read more
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