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Makoto Kino (木野 まこと)Birthday: December 5
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Blood Type: O
Favorite Sports: ballet, basketball, skating
Favorite Color: sugar pink
Favorite Class: Home Economics
Least Favorite Class: Physics
Favorite Foods: cherry pie, meatloaf
Least Favorite Food: none
Hopes To Go To: Rome
Habit: Gets nervous and stutters
Special Skill: Bargaining
Pet she wants to raise: Tropical fish
Motto: A peony standing, a tree peony sitting, in the form of the lily flower when walking.
Favorite Stone: Emerald
Makoto is the third member of the Sailor Team to be discovered by Sailor Moon, and serves as the "muscles" of the group. In addition to being physically tough, she is able to manipulate electricity and uses some plant-based powers. Her friends rarely use her full given name, normally shortening it to Mako-chan.
Henshin a go go baby! Transformation is a staple in many genres of anime, from fighting to magical girl. The sacred rule of transformation is that no other character is allowed is interrupt while you power up to your next form, so of course you want to make things spiffy with a henshin sequence.